Dutch Speaking Course

Dutch Course Details

Dutch, or officially termed as ‘Nederlands’, is a West Germanic language spoken by over 28 million people worldwide. Due to its popularity across Europe (5% of European population has native Dutch speakers), it was one of the first official languages of the European Union.

Fun Fact:

Between 1910 to 1961, along with English, Dutch was a co-official language in South Africa and was later replaced by Afrikaans- a derivative of the Dutch language!

Why should you learn Dutch?

Ease of Learning–

If you are looking to learn a new language, Dutch would be an ideal choice to begin with, as both English and Dutch have a lot of similarities- both are West Germanic and include several cognates (Cognates are words in separate languages having similar meanings and/or sounds)

Career and Higher Education Opportunities–

Whether you are looking to study in Netherlands or Belgium, or looking to join some of the most recognized MNCs in the world like Philips, Shell, Unilever, learning Dutch will be highly beneficial to your career plans. Netherlands’s strong trade ties and huge financial investment in India, make learning Dutch an attractive proposition for individuals working in export, import and international business areas.

Travel and Tourism–

Netherlands is a popular tourist destination with several visitors flocking the vast tulip gardens, canals, cycling routes. Besides, Netherlands is also renowned for its art and architectural history and is home to several popular artists such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Learning Dutch will provide an interesting opportunity to connect more closely with the Dutch culture and local people.

ITESKUL Dutch Language Course Highlights:

* Best in class Dutch language courses in Pune for levels A1, A2, B1 and B2 as per CEFR standards.
* Prepares you to succeed in international certification exams like CNaVT
* Customized coursework based on individual requirements that ensures effective learning

 

Level

 

Outcome 

 

Duration

       Dutch A1 Level

 

Understanding and communication of basic, familiar expressions, self- introduction. Develop ability to respond to simple questions and write simple, short sentences pertaining to oneself

   30 Hours

       Dutch A2 Level

   

Understanding and communication of daily situations related to personal and professional life. Can speak briefly about simple everyday topics such as  visiting a restaurant, departmental store, travelling and write short essays on simple topics.

   40 Hours

       Dutch B1 Level 

   

Understanding and communication of daily situations related to 60 hours personal and professional life. Can speak briefly about simple everyday topics such as visiting a restaurant, departmental store, travelling and write short essays on simple topics.

   60 Hours

       Dutch B2 Level

Understanding of literary texts and articles from newspapers, magazines. Develop ability to confidently communicate with native speakers and express thoughts and opinions on various issues

 

80 Hours

Level of difficulty as compared to English

Speaking Moderate
Grammar Moderate Easy
Writing Moderate Easy
Overall Difficulty Moderate Easy