Distance Learning AS-Level Dutch Course - 20 Lessons

Price: £240.00

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This distance learning home study course was designed to prepare you for the AS-Level Dutch examination.

This course will suit you if you already have a proficiency in Dutch close to Elementary Dutch standard, but would like to extend your knowledge of the Dutch language.

This course also revises and explains key areas of the Dutch grammar.

The course consists of:

  • 20 lessons covering various topics.
  • Selected Dutch grammar.
  • Vocabulary list.
  • Audio CDs with listening exercises.
  • Templates for all the homework exercises available online.
  • Homework correction by email.
  • Email support from a qualified Dutch teacher for 12 months. With the option to purchase extended support if needed.
  • Course progress status, including marks and grades, available online.
  • A half hour telephone or Skype session with the teacher at the end of each part of the course.
  • A specimen exam paper.

Course structure:

This course is designed to be completed in one academic year.

Each lesson takes up to four hours of study to complete, and you may study at your own pace and send in your homework assignments when you are ready.

The course is delivered in three parts. Part 2 and part 3 will be delivered on completion of the preceding part.

We usually recommend that students begin this course in the autumn, say in September or October until the beginning of January. This course is suitable for adults and children from the age of about 15.

What you will need before starting this course:

  • Access to a computer (so that you can complete your homework assignments).
  • Access to the Internet (so you can access your homework templates and view your course status).
  • An email account (so that you can return your homework assignments and communicate with your teacher).
  • Microsoft Word, Open Office Writer, or other word processing software that can display the "track changes" information created by Microsoft Word (for viewing your corrected homework assignments).
  • A CD player for the listening exercises.
  • The equivalent of GCSE Dutch grade A or above. You should be able to use all of the areas of the Dutch grammar listed below. Some advanced areas of grammar (marked with A in the list below) will be taught explicitly as part of the course.
  • You will need to have your Dutch assesed by us. This will include completing one or more online Dutch tests, writing a passage in Dutch, and completing a short telephone conversation in Dutch. We will accept you onto this course based on your overall level in Dutch.

Dutch grammar you should be familiar with:

  • Nouns: Singular and plural forms, Adjectives used as nouns, Diminutives
  • Articles: Definite, indefinite
  • Adjectives: Adjectival endingsA, Comparative, Superlative
  • Adverbs: TimeA, PlaceA, Quantifying adverbsA, Interrogative adverbs, Er
  • Pronouns: Personal, Reflexive and reciprocal, RelativeA, Demonstrative, Indefinite, Possessive, Interrogative
  • Negation: Geen, niet
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions: SubordinatingA, CoordinatingA
  • Verbs: Regular & irregularA, Reflexive verbsA, Auxiliary verbs, Modal verbsA, Separable and inseparable verbsA, Infinitive constructions, Imperative, Indirect speech, Passive voice, Present tense, Past tenseA, Present perfect tenseA, Past perfect tense, Future tense, Conditional tense
  • Clause structures: Main clause word orderA, Sub clause word orderA, Relative sub clausesA
  • Numerals

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