Online Dutch courses

We offer the following Dutch courses and lessons: Basic Dutch, Intermediate Dutch, Advanced Dutch, & Dutch Conversation course, and Private Dutch Lessons. More information about registration and assessment can be found here.

Dutch Conversation course

Improve your Dutch speaking skills with confidence. A Dutch Conversation course consists of 5 lessons.

Prerequisites

Instructions during the course will be given in Dutch and English. Sufficient knowledge of is English is required. You need to be enrolled in or have (partially) completed one of the Dutch courses (Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced Dutch). Or have completed the equivalent level of A1, A2, or B1 Dutch. No intake assessment is necessary.

Main objective

The main objective of the Dutch Conversation course is to improve Dutch speaking skills. Each conversation lesson uses the course material of Contact! nieuw as a common theme for the lessons. This gives the student the opportunity to practice with the vocabulary within the themes. With interactive speaking exercises, such as role play, you practice Dutch with other students of your level and with our teachers. Lessons are given in an informal and structured environment and is a great way to gain more confidence in speaking Dutch.

Practical information

Winter trimester: Starts in week 3 or 4.

Classes on: On Saturdays, from 10-11:15 AM PST. For more information about the schedule, click here.

Number of lessons: Conversation course consists of 5 lessons during a trimester and runs along the Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Dutch courses during the fall, winter, and spring trimester. During the summer, we only offer 5 stand alone lessons.

Duration of each lesson: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Number of students: Minimum 3 students before a class can start.

Language during the course: Dutch and English.

Location: Zoom video.

Teaching method

The accredited teaching method we use is Contact! nieuw. It is developed by Radboud in’to Languages, the center of expertise for language and communication of Radboud University Nijmegen.

Course material

  • Digital version Contact! nieuw 1, 2, or 3 (text- and workbook)
  • Or paper & digital version Contact! nieuw 1, 2, or 3 (text- and workbook)

Tuition

  • Pay in advance for the Dutch Conversation course (5 lessons): $175.
  • Or book a minimum of 5 days before a lesson starts and pay for each conversation lesson separately. Each lesson is: $40.
  • During the summer you will receive an invoice after the attended lesson.

Included in the tuition:

  • Conversation lesson(s) taught by a Dutch tutor.
  • Availability of the teacher for questions.
  • Additional teaching materials besides Contact! nieuw.

Excluded in the tuition of one course:

Contact! nieuw 1, 2, or 3 text- and workbook. The license for the digital version is approximately €43.00 or $50.00 and will be valid for 14 months. You may purchase a paper & digital version of Contact! nieuw 1, 2, or 3 but it costs more due to the material and shipping costs. If you already purchased the books for a Dutch course, then you don’t have to purchase it again.

Registration

You can register below for a Dutch Conversation course or for each individual lesson. After registration and before a lesson starts, you will receive an email for lesson preparation. After the lesson, you will receive tuition payment information.