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Certificate of Achievement

Randal Oulton

has completed the following course:

Introduction to Dutch

University of Groningen

This course explored life in the Netherlands and provided a lower beginners' level introduction to speaking and writing about yourself, family, friends, work and study. The course covered topics including Dutch phrases, greetings, vocabulary, numbers, spelling and grammar in reading, listening, speaking and writing. By the end of the course, phrases including introducing yourself, family, friends, work, study, eating, drinking and living can be recognised and formulated.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week

Jeroen van Engen MA

Lecturer of Dutch

University of Groningen


Learning outcomes

  • Apply basic Dutch vocabulary and grammar in a range of everyday situations
  • Produce short written statements in Dutch about every day life
  • Discuss simple concepts, situations and needs in Dutch


  • Reading and listening to dialogues about work, study, hobbies, eating, drinking, living, weather and the time
  • Understanding the grammar around the conjugation of verbs, word order,personal pronouns, adjectives, modal verbs and making questions
  • Writing and speaking assignments including introducing oneself and speaking about eating and living
  • Introduction to Dutch culture

Issued on 20th March 2021

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Free online course:

Introduction to Dutch

University of Groningen