Dutch A1 part 2: Elementary. Proficiency level after completing Dutch course: A2-

Dutch A1 part 2: Elementary. Proficiency level after completing Dutch course: A2-

What do I need to know to join?

In order to join the A1 part 2 course, you need to be able to introduce yourself and others in Dutch. You can ask and answer simple questions about yourself, such as where you live, people you know, and things you own. You can talk about your family, tell time, make an appointment, and order something at a bar, restaurant, or marketplace. You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases to satisfy concrete needs. Grammatical proficiency: you are comfortable in using only the present tense.

What is my level after completing A1 part 2?

After completing A1 part 2 you are able to …

• go shopping for clothes and ask the shop assistant if you can try something on, ask if the item is available in another size or color, ask if you can exchange an item for another, etc.

• describe your job and education and ask others about their job and education

• describe and ask for directions in cities or buildings.

congratulate someone on their birthday, their new job, their new home, etc.

• talk about your past, about what you did last weekend, about your last holiday, about when you were a child, etc.

• talk about your plans for the rest of the day, for tomorrow, for the rest of the week and in the far future

• travel by public transport (buy a train ticket, understand and give information about travelling by train)

After completing A1 part 2 you know…

• how to use the past verb tenses

• vocabulary regarding the following themes: public transport, maps and directions, landscape, cinema, customer service, holidays

• Dutch customs regarding public transport, small talk and communication by phone

After completing A1 part 2 your level of Dutch is A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).