Dutch Language School in Utrecht

Dutch A1-1 is the first level of Intensive Dutch language courses offered at Dutch First and is designed for those who have not had contact with the Dutch language. Course participants develop a basic knowledge of the Dutch language and community. They will learn to express themselves in the present tense. Lessons from Monday to Friday.

These are our most intensive courses where you are on a fast track to communicate effortlessly in Dutch. You will get 40 lesson hours in 10 days (4 x 45 min. per day) and for an extra boost, you will need to invest in self-study. Self-study takes approximately 2 hours each day. 
The course includes individual and group work, discussions, listening exercises, and homework. The course focuses on Chapters 1 to 3 of the book "Contact! 1". Participants of this course begin studies at level A1 based on language levels as described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Course subjects:
Telling about yourself, presentation and greetings, meeting people, talking about work or study, countries and languages, asking basic questions, talking about activities, daily routines, grocery shopping.

Course grammar:
Personal pronoun, simple present tense, hebben en zijn, sentence structure, alphabet, numbers, article, modal auxiliary verbs moeten, mogen, willen, kunnen, zullen en gaan, adjective, comparative/superlative, nouns: single/plural.

After completion of the course:
After completing the course, participants will be able to greet people and have very basic conversations involving everyday activities such as buying groceries. They will be able to tell time, count, and ask basic questions using simple sentences.

Course price: € 359 

Dutch First TIP: If you want to continue your Dutch adventure after completing this course, sign up for Dutch A1-2 to learn about present perfect.