Dutch 1A

Practical Information

Start dates                         September, February
Number of lessons 12
Day(s) and time(s) see Timetable & Registration
Registration fee € 210 students and staff of Leiden University
€ 315 for others
Entry level 0
Target level A1.1
Language of instruction Dutch and English


Course Description

Dutch 1A is a beginners course of Dutch as a second language (NT2) for participants who wish to follow a non-intensive course. This course covers half of the material of a regular Dutch 1 course.

All the basic language skills will be dealt with: speaking, listening, writing and reading. During the course you will acquire basic Dutch grammar and vocabulary. Reading texts and topics of conversation will be centred around everyday situations, giving you the opportunity to become familiar with both informal and formal language use.

Course Material

Title                     Nederlands in gang, 3e, herziene druk
Author(s) Berna de Boer, Margaret van der Kamp, Birgit Lijmbach
Publisher Coutinho
ISBN 9789046905609
Available at Van Stockum
The course material is not included in the registration fee. Course participants are required to purchase course materials themselves.

Target Group and Admission Requirements

Dutch 1A is a beginners course of Dutch as a second language (NT2) for international students of the University of Leiden and for participants who wish to follow a non-intensive course.

No knowledge of Dutch is required. You need to have some knowledge of English in order to understand the teacher's explanation in English. 

Further information

Last Modified: 19-09-2017