Dutch Language and Culture I

Year
1
Academic year
2014-2015
Code
02024562
Subject Area
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Language of Instruction
Dutch
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
ECTS Credits
2.5
Type
Compulsory
Level
Non Degree Course

Teaching Methods

Theoretical and practical lessons

We work with the method "Opmaat", developed at the University of Utrecht.

Culture classes are plenary classes in which we have regularly lecturers invited.

Learning Outcomes

It is intended that students will learn to communicate in everyday situations. Oral communication will be especially important.

The student will learn grammar basic rules  and  vocabulary.

The presentation of the Netherlands and Belgium: geography, history, culture and literature. will take some of the classes.

Goal is to attain level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

Grammatical contents:
• The sentence: subject and verb conjugation, questions and main clauses.
• The verb: regular verbs in the present and the most common irregular verbs in the present
• Personal pronouns as subject and complement and possessive.
• The noun in the singular and plural and their articles.
• The negative
Lexical content:
Vocabulary relating to personal information, time and timetable, food, home and furniture and transport
Culture:
Aspects of the Netherlands and Flanders culture: geography and politics, traditional events, history and contemporary life, will be addressed.

The  language history will also be addressed as well as aspects of  the history of Dutch speaking countries.

Head Lecturer(s)

Antónia Sophia Geertruida Brink

Assessment Methods

Assessement
The evaluation of knowledge of the courses is guided by its own regulation, to consult in http://www.uc.pt/fluc/cl/regulamentos/fluc/cl/ficheiros/regulamento_aval : 100.0%

Bibliography

Trabalhamos com o método "Opmaat", desenvolvido na Universidade de Utrecht.

 

We work with the method "Opmaat", developed at the University of Utrecht.