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1st Edition

Routledge Intensive Dutch Course

ISBN 9780415261913
Published June 12, 2006 by Routledge
440 Pages

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Book Description

This intensive foundation course in Dutch is designed for those with no previous knowledge of the language. It is lively and fast-paced, providing students with a wide range of activities, and drawing on an impressive selection of source material from many different media. Audio materials are available as free eResources here:

Taking students from beginner to intermediate level in one year, the Routledge Intensive Dutch Course develops a thorough working knowledge of the structures of Dutch and practises the four key skills of language learning: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Guidance for tutors as well as links to related sites is available on the Routledge website.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.  Introduction  1. Hier Ben Ik  2. Samenleven  3. Op Straat  4. Groepsgedrag  5. Ik En Mijn Wereld  6. Werkklimaat  7. Open Gordijnen  8. Ik Doe Wat Ik Wil  9. Typisch Nederlands?  10. Vlaanderen  11. Nederland In Beweging.  Answer Key.  Vocabulary.  Appendix 1.  List of Irregular Verbs.  Appendix 2.  Pronunciation.  Appendix 3.  Spelling.  Index

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Dennis Strik has extensive experience teaching Dutch at all levels in an academic context (amongst others at University College London) and is co-author of several language books, including Teach Yourself Dutch Grammar. Dennis currently works as a freelance author, translator and language consultant.

Gerdi Quist has been a lecturer at University College London since the early 90-ies. Her current research concentrates on intercultural communication and language and culture teaching at university. She has published on the subject in various academic publications, and she co-authored a number of language courses.

Christine Sas has extensive experience in Dutch language teaching at various levels, in social, professional and academic contexts. She worked in Antwerp (Belgium) as well as in London (U.K.), where she has lived since 1998. She currently teaches at UCL and at the FCO Language Centre.