Dutch is offered from Columbia by Wijnie De Groot and Pieter Lauwaert. For more information, please contact wed23@columbia.edu or pl2666@columbia.edu

Course Offerings

Elementary Dutch I

Fundamentals of grammar, reading, speaking, and comprehension of the spoken language. During the spring term supplementary reading is selected according to students needs.

Intermediate Dutch I

Prerequisites: DTCH UN1101-UN1102 or the equivalent. Continued practice in the four skills (aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing); review and refinement of basic grammar; vocabulary building. Readings in Dutch literature.

Advanced Dutch I

This advanced course is a content-based language course, and is centered around the history of the Low Countries. Each week focuses on a specific era, such as the counts of Holland in the 13th century and the Reformation in the 16th century. Students will read texts about history and literature of the historical periods. Students will read texts at home and discuss them in class, explore history-related websites and watch short video clips. Attention will be paid to advanced grammar issues and vocabulary. For more information, please contact wed23@columbia.edu.

 For class times and locations, please see the Schedule page.