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Complete Dutch Beginner to Intermediate Course

Product Description

Complete Dutch Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by Gerdi Quist and Dennis Strik

304-page book (with 40 illustrations) and double CD.

Are you looking for a complete course in Dutch which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Dutch will guarantee success!

Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.

By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:

NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

AUTHOR INSIGHTS

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

GRAMMAR TIPS

Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.

USEFUL VOCABULARY

Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.

DIALOGUES

Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.

PRONUNCIATION

Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.

TEST YOURSELF

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Belgium.

TRY THIS

  • This is the only Dutch course with accompanying listening material on CD
  • Enjoyable to use - the storyline running through the book keeps new language in context
  • Comprehensive - covers a wide range of topics and language structures

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Pronunciation
  • Hello, come in!
  • What do you do?
  • Where do you live?
  • Groceries
  • Do you know the way?
  • Nice shoes!
  • Can I have a return to Wageningen?
  • Did you have a nice holiday?
  • I've brought flowers for you
  • In the past
  • Let's go to Antwerp
  • I'll send you a text message
  • I really don't know what I want
  • I know exactly how you feel
  • I'm on the computer just about the whole day
  • TV is becoming more and more banal
  • Key to the exercises
  • Strong and irregular verbs
  • Dutch-English vocabulary

Complete Dutch Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):

Gerdi QuistandDennis Strik have extensive experience in language teaching. Gerdi currently lectures in Dutch at University College, London, where Dennis taught Dutch for ten years.

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£39.99

Product Description

Complete Dutch Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself by Gerdi Quist and Dennis Strik

304-page book (with 40 illustrations) and double CD.

Are you looking for a complete course in Dutch which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Dutch will guarantee success!

Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work.

By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:

NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

AUTHOR INSIGHTS

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

GRAMMAR TIPS

Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding.

USEFUL VOCABULARY

Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.

DIALOGUES

Read and listen to everyday dialogues to help you speak and understand fast.

PRONUNCIATION

Don't sound like a tourist! Perfect your pronunciation before you go.

TEST YOURSELF

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Belgium.

TRY THIS

  • This is the only Dutch course with accompanying listening material on CD
  • Enjoyable to use - the storyline running through the book keeps new language in context
  • Comprehensive - covers a wide range of topics and language structures

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Pronunciation
  • Hello, come in!
  • What do you do?
  • Where do you live?
  • Groceries
  • Do you know the way?
  • Nice shoes!
  • Can I have a return to Wageningen?
  • Did you have a nice holiday?
  • I've brought flowers for you
  • In the past
  • Let's go to Antwerp
  • I'll send you a text message
  • I really don't know what I want
  • I know exactly how you feel
  • I'm on the computer just about the whole day
  • TV is becoming more and more banal
  • Key to the exercises
  • Strong and irregular verbs
  • Dutch-English vocabulary

Complete Dutch Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself - About the Author(s):

Gerdi QuistandDennis Strik have extensive experience in language teaching. Gerdi currently lectures in Dutch at University College, London, where Dennis taught Dutch for ten years.

CONTINUE READING
Additional Information
Language Dutch
Level Beginner
Media Type Book + CD
Key Benefits
  • Short, snappy sections focusing on simple tips to perfect your Dutch
  • Simple, accessible explanations
  • Useful Dutch vocabulary for both holiday and business trips
  • Takes you through to Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages
ISBN 9781444102383
Date of Publication 29/04/2010
Number of pages 304
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