Dutch Package







*Course Code: EC113343 *Course Access Period: 12 Months *Access will be emailed within 3 to 5 days. The Netherlands (known informally as Holland) is a country with a population of 17 million people. Their native language of Dutch is spoken by more than 23 million native speakers, and branches into many more countries including Belgium and as far across the world as Suriname in South America. Afrikaans is also heavily influenced by Dutch, with around 95% of Afrikaans vocabulary finding its origins in the Dutch language. Afrikaans also has between 15 to 23 million speakers.

This package will teach you the language of the pragmatic Dutch nation who prefer a direct style of communication, while favouring modesty. You will learn to an advanced level, and gain handy business language to improve your job opportunities in the Netherlands or existing company's prospects in a country whose GDP makes it one of the richest nations in the world.

Dutch Level 1:

Identify the alphabet and the sounds in Dutch
Introduce yourself and others
Use numbers 1-20
Use the days of the week
Use simple greetings
Talk about professions
Talk about countries and where you live
Tell the time
Give your phone number and contact details
Talk about food and drinks

Dutch Level 2:

Make basic conversation and greetings
Tell the time
Talk about clothes and shopping
Talk about the house
Use phrases for travel and at the beach
Make simple requests, recommendations and apologies
Talk about what is happening
Describe problems

Dutch Level 3:

Ask for locations or places using "where?"
Recognise parts of the body
Ask politely using "could"
Learn how to order food and drinks at a restaurant
Learn how to ask for information in a hotel
Able to express yourself in the future tense

Dutch Business:

Talk about yourself and your company
Arrange and attend business meetings
Talk on the phone and leave messages
Describe your product
Use phrases to help with negotiations and sales
Discuss agreements and contracts
Talk about banking and accounting
Use key phrases for business and travel