Dutch Language School in Utrecht

Dutch Language School in Utrecht


Please make sure you choose the right level of your course!

You can take a free placement test if you are not sure which level to sign up for. Please contact the school reception to make an appointment to take the test.

Covid-19 update:  We are resuming our classroom-based courses starting from the 7th of June due to the government announcing the end of the lockdown in the Netherlands. We will keep using our health and safety protocol, including the observing of 1.5 meter social distancing rules, sanitation and desinfection guidelines, and limited group sizes. Please contact us if you have any other questions.
 

This is the A0-A1 beginner level Dutch language course at Dutch First. 
 

You will benefit from thoroughly updated and revised teaching material, with a focus on pronunciation and applying Dutch both at work and in everyday situations. 

In this course we will cover the full A1 Dutch beginner level. Choose your preferred learning method, in-classroom or online, below!


Learn Dutch in Dutch, fast and efficiently. You will focus on understanding, speaking and even thinking in Dutch language from day one.

 

Course level

The course is for those who are at level A0 based on language levels as described in the
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). After this course, you will have completed the A1 Dutch level.
 
 

                                             A0 – A2 (Best deal)

   Classroom based Dutch Course                                                                         Online Dutch Course 

   
Book 1 Chapters: 1 – 15 (Contact! nieuw 1)                                                           24/7 unlimited access to digital resources
   Book 2 Chapters: 1 – 15 (Contact! nieuw 2)                                                           Live virtual classroom lessons with teacher and classmates
   Lesson hours: 96                                                                                                     Lesson hours: 64h 
   Price: € 1.046,-                                                                                                        Price: € 736,-                                                            

 

                            A0-A1

  Classroom-based Dutch course          Online Dutch course
  Chapters: 1 – 15 (Contact! nieuw 1)        24/7 Access to digital resources
  Lesson hours: 48                                     Virtual live lesson hours: 32
  Price: € 548,-                                           Price: € 385,-
                             
 

                                 A2 

  Classroom-based Dutch course            Online Dutch course
  Chapters: 1 – 15 (Contact! nieuw 2)         24/7 Access to digital resources
  Lesson hours: 48                                      Virtual live lesson hours: 32
  Price: € 548,-                                             Price € 385,-



 

   A0 (basic) 

  Classroom-based Dutch course    Chapters: 1 – 8 (Contact! nieuw 1)  
  Lesson hours: 24
  Price: € 299,- 

  Online Dutch course
  
24/7 Access to digital resources
  Virtual live lesson hours: 16
  Price: € 199,-

  A1 (beginner)

 Classroom-based Dutch course
 Chapters: 9 – 15 (Contact! nieuw 1) 
 Lesson hours: 24
 Price: € 299,-

 Online Dutch course
 
24/7 Access to digital resources
 Virtual live lesson hours: 16
 Price: € 199,-

 A2.1 (elementary)

 Classroom-based Dutch course   Chapters: 1 – 8 (Contact! nieuw 2)
 Lesson hours: 24
 Price: € 299,-

 Online Dutch course
 24/7 Access to digital resources
 Virtual live lesson hours: 16
 Price: € 199,-

 A2..2 (elementary)

 Classroom-based Dutch course   Chapters: 1 – 8 (Contact! nieuw 2)
 Lesson hours: 24
 Price: € 299,-

 Online Dutch course
 24/7 Access to digital resources
 Virtual live lesson hours: 16
 Price: € 199,-
 

This course is for those who are at A0 level and who are complete beginners with the Dutch language. With this course, you will complete the full A1 beginner level. After this course, you can continue with the A2 level, for example by joining our A2 package course.

 

We offer this course both as an online and as a classroom-based course. You can attend sessions once a week, twice a week (standard courses) or four times a week (intensive courses). Dates and times differ per course. Classroom-based courses have 3 lesson hours of 45 minutes per lesson. Online courses have 3 lesson hours of 45 minutes per lesson. Expected self-study time investment is about two hours per lesson for classroom-based courses, and about three hours per lesson for online courses using the digital resources provided.

 

Course material

Course material for classroom-based courses
The use of books and other teaching materials on the course is obligatory. Books are not included in the cost of the course and you can buy the required books at our school or in most bookshops. Your instructor will also provide additional material that is not included in your textbook and associated workbook. You will receive homework based on the textbook and workbook used on your course.

Obligatory materials
  • Contact! nieuw 1 textbook and workbook 
The books are available in a paper version or a digital version (license 14 months). You can choose to buy what you prefer to use. Bring your paper or digital books to each lesson. 
Contact! - Nieuw 1 (A1): Textbook €40,90; Workbook €37,40; or digital text- and workbook combined for €40,90. It is also possible to get a set of the digital books including an additional paper textbook for €50,70. 

Course material for online courses
Our online E-learning + virtual classroom courses are all-inclusive courses. You will have 24/7 unlimited acces to engaging online digital resources with language trainings such as listening comprehension, pronunciation, reading and writing exercises and Dutch grammar included in your course. You will also have LIVE Dutch lessons of two lesson hours (2x45 min) in a virtual classroom, with a real teacher and real classmates. No books are required.



Course Certificate

At the end of the full course, if you attended 80% or more of the lessosn hours and paid the course fee, you will receive an official digital course certificate.
 

Public holidays

Sessions that per schedule would fall on a Dutch public holiday, will take place on Fridays.

Sign up for this course by clicking here!