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.


Course Sessions

Wednesday, 8th September - 9 classes

Session ID DLAU3501C
8 Sep - 3 Nov 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Jo Otte

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


***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LAST-MINUTE ENROLMENTS*** If you enrol on the same day this course starts, please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact the Languages Centre to receive a link to attend the online sessions at***


Textbook: Jenneke A. Oosterhoff, Basic Dutch; a grammar and workbook 2009, Routledge Grammar Workbooks (ISBN: 978-0-415-77443-7)

If you are new to Elementary 2, you need to purchase the book at 

To attend your online sessions all you need is the link we will provide (via email), a device with an internet connection, and a webcam.

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials. Textbook will be posted once course is confirmed***

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Last updated: September 22, 2021 04:42pm