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Are you an au pair or do you have an au pair who needs to speak some basic Dutch? 

This Dutch course for beginners has been specifically developed to help au pairs to quickly learn essential Dutch phrases to facilitate communication with children, whilst making new friends.

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Overview - Basic Dutch for Au Pairs Course

Group size

4-8/10

KickstartNet

Yes

Language during lesson

Dutch (30%) and English (70%)

Duration per lesson

2-3 hours

Course Length

24 hours

Homework

1.5-2 hours per lesson

Course Content and Learning Goals - Basic Dutch for Au Pairs Course


Topics covered in your course include:

  • Greeting the children and asking about their day
  • Daily care, including instructions for meal times and getting dressed
  • Playtime and reading to the children
  • Talking about their environment (animals, shops, etc.)
  • Traffic safety and emergencies, including questions about aches, pains, and injuries

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

  • Greet the children and ask about their day
  • Give instructions for meal times and getting dressed to the children
  • Talk with the children during playtime and read to them
  • Talk about the children’s environment (animals, shops, etc.)
  • Deal with traffic safety and emergencies, including questions about aches, pains, and injuries
  • Survive in everyday situations in shops and restaurants

Practical Information - Basic Dutch for Au Pairs Course


Price

€320 (including all course materials); details of host family must be provided.

Course materials

A folder specifically designed for the course will be provided, free of charge.



N.B 1. We recommend German and South African (Afrikaans-speaking) au pairs to begin with a higher-level Dutch course. After completing some self-study materials, South African au pairs may begin with Stepping Stone I and German au pairs may begin with Stepping Stone II. Please contact us for advice.

N.B. 2 Some knowledge of English is required to take this course. A minimum of four students is required for a course to begin.



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