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Learn To Speak Dutch - Beginner To Intermediate


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Offer ends 27 September 2021
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Online, self-paced
Qualification
No formal qualification
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  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

This course includes lifetime access so you can complete it at your own speed.

This course is designed for those interested to learn Dutch, from common everyday expressions, words and phrases to get around, to the complex grammar rules of inversion, conjunctions, and prepositions.

Benefits of taking this course include:

  • Unlimited and lifetime access to the course
  • Learn the course at your own pace
  • Course can be accessed on any platform
  • 24/7 Customer support

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Description

Dutch is the official language of the Netherlands and Suriname, and is commonly used by millions in Belgium, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao. Many Dutch will appreciate it when you learn to speak their language, and when you make an attempt to communicate with them on their level.

In Section 1, you will learn to tell time, to exchange money, understand basic sentences, read words and spell or pronounce them correctly, tell the doctor where it is hurting, or ask the waiter at the restaurant for a certain meal when you visit the Netherlands, Belgium, or Suriname. With these basics, you'll see how easy it is to recognize specific words and see where they come from and why they mean what they mean.

Section 2 will cover conversation. Conversations and small sentences are some of the best ways to become better at a language. Everyday situations will show you that knowing certain phrases will be beneficial to you.

Section 3 will help you continue to expand your knowledge of this beautiful language with all its growling noises. Learn why the Dutch throw verbs all the way to the back of the sentence, why they conjugate verbs the way they do, and how this all manifests itself in examples and simple, everyday sentences. Learn opposites like ugly versus beautiful, high versus low, and dumb versus smart.

Who this course is for:

  • Those who want to learn Dutch with no previous experience.
  • Those who want to pronounce the Dutch language correctly.
  • Someone who is planning a trip to a Dutch speaking country.
  • Anyone who interacts with people from the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, or Dutch Antilles.
  • Those who want to expand their knowledge about grammar and certain Dutch words.
  • Anyone interested in the road of mastering the Dutch language.

Learn To Speak Dutch - Beginner To Intermediate will cover the following topics:

Section 1 - Beginner

  • Overview
  • Pronunciation: Vowels And Consonants
  • The Alphabet
  • Vowel Combinations
  • Simple Words And Phrases: Dutch Words Similar To English Words
  • Latin Or Germanic
  • Other Short Words To Remember
  • Colors
  • Greetings
  • “Wel” And “Niet”
  • The Word “Even”
  • Possessive Pronouns
  • Numbers: All The Basic Numbers
  • Numbers Are Backwards In Dutch
  • Other Words Related To Numbers
  • Telling Time
  • Phrases Related To Time
  • Days Of The Week
  • Months Of The Year
  • Animals: A Fun Game To Learn Animal Names
  • Body Parts: Names For The Most Important Body Parts
  • Food: Dutch Words For Different Foods
  • Family: “Gezin” Or “Familie”
  • Family Member Names
  • Verbs In The Present Tense: I, You, We, Etc.
  • Examples Of Regular Verbs
  • Common Irregular Verbs
  • The Future Tense
  • Learn These Common Expressions In Dutch

Section 2 - Conversation

  • Overview
  • Small Talk: Asking Questions
  • Handy And Simple
  • Times And Dates
  • Getting Around: Personal Data
  • Money
  • Post Office
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Taking Pictures
  • More Small Talk: The Weather
  • Conversation And Greetings
  • Work
  • Religion And Spirituality
  • Opinions And Views: Hobbies
  • Opinions And Compliments
  • Practical And Romantic: Dating
  • Asking Directions
  • Traffic And Transportation
  • Staying The Night
  • Fun, Fun, Fun: Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Hairdresser
  • Restaurant
  • Emergencies: Health

Section 3 - Grammar

  • Overview
  • Questions: Reversing The Verb And Pronoun
  • Question Words
  • Example Sentences
  • More Question Words
  • Conjunctions: Conjunction Words
  • Conjunction Sentences
  • Inversion: Definition And Explanation Of Inversion
  • More Clarification
  • Which Words Are Followed By Inversion?
  • Examples Of Inversion
  • Preposition Words
  • Preposition Sentences
  • Verbs In The Past Tense: Regular Verbs
  • Past Participle
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Adjectives And Opposites: Simple Adjectives
  • List Of Common Adjectives
  • Example Sentences With Adjectives
  • Conjugating Adjectives
  • Superlatives
  • End Game: Connect The Words To The Images

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those interested to learn Dutch, from common everyday expressions, words and phrases to get around, to the complex grammar rules of inversion, conjunctions, and prepositions.

Requirements

No prior knowledge is required to take this course.

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