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Dutch Level 1, Part 1

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
23 January 2024 (19:30)
End date/time:
26 March 2024 (21:00)
Delivery mode:
Not applicable
Places available

This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


By studying Dutch Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases, ordering a meal, etc. Be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics, have developed an insight into Dutch -speaking life, culture and society.

What does this course cover?

Topics may include:

  • Greetings, nationalities, names of different European countries
  • Reasons for studying Dutch
  • Dutch alphabet
  • Numbers
  • Formal and informal introductions
  • Telephone conversations
  • Personal details
  • Family and friends
  • Time (clock), days

Functions may include:

  • Counting
  • Greetings; introducing; talking about where you come from/where you live
  • Spelling
  • Making small talk
  • Introducing somebody else
  • Asking for/giving personal details
  • Getting familiar with telephone conversations
  • Describing people; giving an opinion (likes & dislikes)
  • Offering apologies
  • Talking about family and friends
  • Talking about time

Grammar may include:

  • Personal pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Demonstrative pronouns
  • Present tense (regular and irregular verbs)
  • Negations
  • Some prepositions
  • Some interrogative pronouns
  • Word order in main and question sentences
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Using adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Plural nouns
  • Use of ‘er

What will I achieve?

When Dutch Level 1 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


**The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Key information

Course status: Places available

Full fee:£250

Alumni/Staff/UoL/KHP fee:£215

King's degree student fee:£175

Enrolment deadlines:

  • Winter term courses: Enrolment closes at 23.59 Thursday 11 January 2024. Teaching starts w/c January 20.
  • Winter Intensive courses: Enrolment closes at 23.59 Thursday 22 February 2024. Teaching starts w/c 26 February.

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