Teach Yourself: Get Started in Dutch.pdf
If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Dutch in no time. Through culture notes, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Dutch you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life. Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you'll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Dutch into use with confidence. Get Started in Dutch has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features: - Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals - Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner - Discovery method -- figure out rules and patterns for yourself to make the language stick - Self-check and test yourself - see and assess your own progress - Personalization - use the language in real situations Note that this pack includes a 2-colour book and an MP3 CD-Rom.
Gerdi Quist and Dennis Strik have extensive experience in language teaching. Gerdi is lecturer in Dutch and Cultural Studies at University College, London, where Dennis also lectured in Dutch for ten years. He now runs an international language consultancy and coaching business based in Amsterdam.