Dutch 4: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: LD411
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course will help you develop your advanced communication skills in Dutch.You will learn more complex vocabulary and expressions to improve your communication skills in discussing a variety of more advanced topics.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
We will talk about IT and different sources of news and social media, family life and education, and landscape and living environment.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- give and ask for advice
- have an in-depth discussion on contemporary topics
- formulate your opinion in writing
- speak about your education / the education system
- describe landscapes and surroundings
- be fluent in telling an anecdote.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is aimed at people who have successfully completed a three-year Dutch course, or have equivalent advanced experience of the language. For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please
see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at
You will also need to be able to respond to instructions and explanations, as well as read course
documents. You will need to be at ease with a informal conversation in Dutch where you give and ask information or e.g. talk about something on the news. It is also expected to have an understanding of the basic grammar such as present, past and future tense and word order.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work,
group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including
presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on Taal Totaal Nieuw
publisher: Intertaal, Amsterdam / Antwerpen
ISBN: 978 94 6030 9083
Additiional materials provided by the tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Dutch 4: module 2.
Carla rolled into teaching Dutch as a foreign language not long after her move to London many years ago. Working with adults is very rewarding, as all her students are very motivated. With extensive teaching experience Carla will plan, train and reflect on your needs for your language progress. The method of teaching has evolved through the use of technology, though her main focus is the communicative method. Following the Citylit program, combined with continuous feedback, correction and adjusting the program to the individual and group's needs. She will provide you with a solid base to build on during and after the course. Carla will give you the tools for mastering the Dutch language which will be a mix of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Roleplays take place from the first session. You will be happily surprised how fast you will learn to speak.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.