Course Summary

Dutch: Conversation is an 18-hour conversation course designed for beginners who wish to learn to how to have a basic conversation in Dutch.

This course provides a solid introduction to conversation on several topics based on the culture of and the news in the Netherlands. It will prepare students to use simple Dutch with assurance in everyday situations. Listening and speaking skills are taught and the essentials of grammar will be revisited.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email to register your interest.

This course focuses on speaking and listening, so you can communicate effectively on everyday topics, such as

  • meeting people
  • shopping
  • food and drink
  • interests
  • likes and dislikes
  • greetings and introductions
  • family – home life
  • small talk over coffee
  • the news


Grammar explanations are integrated with oral activities.

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Greet people and introduce themselves with confidence.
  • Engage in simple conversations and exchange personal information such as names, nationality, address, telephone numbers.
  • Talk about themselves and their families..
  • Order drinks and food in a restaurant.
  • Read a short Dutch dialogue.
  • Use simple Dutch to entertain guests – small talk over coffee.
  • Understand and appreciate the values and customs of Dutch‐speaking communities.

Students of this course finished Dutch Elementary 2 or an equal amount of 36 hours.

Materials Included in fee

The course is ideal for people who wish to travel to the Netherlands or other Dutch-speaking nations for business or leisure. It’s also perfect for people who simply want to learn a new language and gain cultural insight.

Last updated: October 14, 2019 04:42pm