Intensive Dutch for Beginners - Double your Dutch

A0 Beginner - A2 Pre-Intermediate

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   This course is the equivalent of Starterpack Dutch & Stepping Stone I. To register you must be a complete beginner

Would you like to understand everyday situations in Dutch with ease and speed?

 Do you want to develop useful vocabulary that you can use in your daily life? Then our Intensive Dutch for Beginners course can help you realise your potential.

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This Intensive Double-Your-Dutch course enables you to combine carefully selected elements of the Starterpack for Beginners course with those of the Stepping Stone I course in one intensive 2-week programme. Some knowledge of English is required to take this course. 

Please be aware that in the face-to-face courses there is no option of joining remotely. If you have to miss the class due to sickness or other reasons, you can catch up in self-study or we can offer you a catch-up lesson at a reduced price.

Overview - Intensive Dutch Course for Beginners - Double your Dutch

Group size




Language during lesson

Dutch (50%) and English (50%)

Duration per lesson

3 hours

Course length

55 hours


3 hours per lesson

Course Content and Learning Goals - Intensive Dutch Course for Beginners - Double your Dutch

Topics covered in your course include:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Describing your family
  • Going shopping
  • Ordering at cafés and restaurants
  • Filling out forms
  • Visiting friends and attending a birthday
  • Using public transport
  • Going to the cinema, doctor, and police station
  • Phoning a helpdesk

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Introduce yourself and others
  • Survive in everyday situations in shops and restaurants
  • Talk about their routine, habits and hobbies in a basic way
  • Talk about where they live and/or work
  • Describe complaints/illnesses to the doctor
  • Write a simple email explaining a problem/ complaining about something

Practical Information - Intensive Dutch for Beginners - Double your Dutch


(excluding the course book); 40 discount available for full-time students students in The Netherlands (student card with enrolment dates must be provided).

Lesson schedule

  • 09:00-11:00 - Lesson 1
  • 11:00-11:15 - Tea break
  • 11:15-12:15 - Supervised study
  • 12:15-13:00 - Lunch break
  • 13:00-15:00 - Lesson 2
  • 15:00-15:30 - Consolidation time

Course materials

Nederlands in Gang (chapters 1-18); ISBN  9789046905609, €48,50

Kickstart School folder of materials and course planner

N.B. We recommend German and South African (Afrikaans-speaking) students to begin with a higher-level Dutch course. After completing some self-study materials, South African students may begin with Stepping Stone I and German students may begin with Stepping Stone II. Please refer to the language level tab or contact us for more information.

N.B Some knowledge of English is required to take this course. A minimum of four students is required for a course to begin.

Are you a complete beginner in Dutch?     Register now!   

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