Dutch language course – elementary Dutch

The elementary level course (a higher level after the beginner Dutch course) is aimed at people who have had contact with the Dutch language, want to understand and use frequently words and phrases about themselves, families, about what is close and known, shopping, school, classmates or activities often performed at work. What’s more, this level allows one to master such skills like understanding the main information in the news (written and spoken) and spoken messages. Learning Dutch at this level is recommended for people who have already had contact with the Dutch language, but only on very basic level.

Course Dutch Elementary  A1 – A2  :

  • Group 8-12 people
  • Module duration3 months / 12 weeks
  • Number of hours: 30 hours
  • Lessons: once a week, Wednesday at 19.00-21.30
  • Address: VCA Talen, Veraartlaan 8, 2288 GM, Rijswijk
  • Price: 423, 50 € (price includes: course, study book, training materialsonline platformdiploma after completed module)
Elementary dutch

Upcoming date of the course

29 October 2019

          Place: VCA Talen, Veraartlaan 8, 2288 GM, Rijswijk

Date: 29.10.2019 Time: 19:00 - 21:30


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    Course  “elementary dutch ” is designed with consideration for:

    • beginners after first contact with Dutch (having prior contact with Dutch – after A0-A1 course or self studying)
    • people expecting results and wanting to commit their work to achieving them
    • wanting to break the barriers and start communication in Dutch
    • people interested in learning grammar and correct pronunciation from scratch with a native speaker
    • interested in modern and effective teaching methods
    • ready to build confidence and meet new people.


    • new vocabulary on given language level 
    • breaking the language barrier
    • you will learn to listen actively
    • during lessons you use didactic materials
    • you get a book and access to the online platform
    • friendly atmosphere

    After completion of the course the student should be able to:

    • understand statements and frequently used expressions related to everyday life (e.g. basic information about you and your family, shopping, environment, work)
    • communicate in simple, routine communication situations that require only a simple, direct exchange of information on known and typical topics
    • in a simple way describe your origin, environment and also raise matters related to the most important needs of everyday life

    Level A2 is build out of two 30-week modules. This means that the student participates in 60 hours of the course and additionally is expected to devote approximately 3 hours a week to self study.

    12 weeks (1 module)
    30 hours
    Dutch language proficiency A1-A1
     Veraartlaan 8, 2288 GM, Rijswijk
    Free parking

    For whom is the elementary Dutch course NOT a good choice?

    • preparing for the NT2 exam
    • who knows elementary Dutch
    • for people who are unable to attend lessons

    What do we expect from the students?

    • motivation and willingness to learn Dutch
    • for good results outside of school hours, about 3 hours of independent work a week is recommended
    • participation in lessons