Course Summary

Dutch Elementary 2 is an 18-hour course for beginners who’ve done Elementary 1 or an equivalent of 18-hours study. The content of the course has been selected to suit prospective travellers, people wanting to interact socially with the Dutch-speaking community both in Melbourne and overseas or those who would like to try their hand at learning a new language for enjoyment and cultural insight.


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

By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • introduce yourself and others and use basic expressions for meeting, greeting and saying farewell
  • engage in simple conversations to exchange information about nationalities, languages, professions
  • talk about an everyday situation
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of some cultural and social customs
  • know the alphabet and numbers up to 100
  • basic use present, past and perfect tense of regular and irregular verbs
  • knows and knows how to use: the plural of nouns, object pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, possessive pronouns, adjective endings, the adjective in comparison and adverbs



  • Textbook: Jenneke A. Oosterhoff, Basic Dutch; a grammar and workbook 2009 , Routledge Grammar Workbooks (ISBN: 978-0-415-77443-7)
Last updated: June 18, 2021 04:38pm