Summer Courses 2023
Master Dutch in a short period of time

Summer Courses 2023

ABC Dutch offers a stimulating environment for students interested in learning or improving their Dutch. Intensive courses are a perfect way to master basic Dutch in a short period of time.


Beginner 1 course: 18/07/23 – 22/07/23, Tuesday-Saturday 9-13h:
Level A0 to A1-. This course is for students who want to learn Dutch from scratch. In this course you will learn how to introduce yourself and how to ask and answer private details such as where you live, people you know and things you do. We will teach you how to express yourself whilst shopping and how to make suggestions.

Beginner 2 course: 24/07/23 – 28/07/23, Monday-Friday 9-13h*:
Level A1- to A1. In this course you will learn how to communicate in simple and routine tasks, related to areas of most immediate relevance, e.g. Transport, free time, living and health. We will explain and practice the use of the Past Perfect Tense.

Pre-Intermediate 1 course: 31/07/23 – 04/08/23, Monday-Friday 9-13h
Level A1 to A2-. In simple terms, you learn to describe aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need such as living, health and appearance & character. We teach you the use of the Past Imperfect Tense. Classes are always fun & energetic and a lot of feedback is given to each individual student.

Pre-Intermediate 2 course: 07/08/23 – 11/08/23, Monday-Friday 9-13h
Level A2- to A2. After completing this course, you will have reached level A2, which is a very important level! It is seen as the minimum level required to be able to use the Dutch language effectively in every day conversations. After this course, you will be able to arrange everything yourself necessary in daily life – in Dutch! We will practice with communicating in past, present and future tenses, by reading, listening, writing, speaking, instructions and games. We focus on education & work, and we practice telephone conversations, we explain the use of om/te and you will learn a lot about The Netherlands.

Method: De Opmaat (€46,95) ISBN 9789024431991. This book is used from Beginner 1 to Pre Intermediate 2.
You can add the book to your cart after you’ve booked your course. You will then receive it from your teacher on your first day of class.

Intermediate courses:
1A (De Sprong Thema 1+2): 14/08/23 – 18/08/23, Monday-Friday 9-13h
1B (De Sprong Thema 3+4): 21/08/23 – 25/08/23, Monday-Friday 9-13h*
2A (De Sprong Thema 5+6): 28/08/23 – 01/09/23, Monday-Friday 9-13h*

Level: A2 to B1
To master the Dutch language is the focus of these intensive courses and they are appropriate for students who want to become more fluent in their Dutch language skills, improve job performance, or undertake university studies. Through challenging, contemporary topics and activities, this course helps Intermediate learners become more effective communicators in a fast way. Lessons are vibrant and fun.

Course Objectives:
– expanding your vocabulary
– increasing your grammar knowledge
– improving pronunciation
– improving writing & reading skills
– increasing confidence in general conversation skills

Method Intermediate 1+2: De Sprong ISBN 9789461052872 (€46,95)
You can add the book to your cart after you’ve booked your course. You will then receive it from your teacher on your first day of class.

* Attention: lesson time on Monday 24th July and 21st + 28th August = 14:15-18:15h

Course dates

Beginner 1: 18 - 22 July 2023 Tuesday-Saturday 9:00-13:00h
Beginner 2: 24 - 28 July 2023 Monday-Friday 9:00-13:00h*
Pre-Intermediate 1: 31 July - 4 August 2023 Monday-Friday 9:00-13:00h
Pre-Intermediate 2: 7 - 11 August 2023 Monday-Friday 9:00-13:00h
Intermediate 1A: 14 - 18 August 2023 Monday-Friday 9:00-13:00h
Intermediate 1B: 21 - 25 August 2023 Monday-Friday 9:00-13:00h*
Intermediate 2A: 28 August - 1 Sept 2023 Monday-Friday 9:00-13:00h*

Course information

  • Location: Vijverhofstraat 47
    3032 SB Rotterdam
  • 1 - 7 weeks, 20 hours p/week
  • Level A0 to B1
  • 3 - 10 students
  • €325 per week

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