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Kit Belgum, Chair 2505 University Avenue, Burdine Hall 336, Mailcode C3300, Austin TX 78712-1802 • 512-471-4123

Fall 2009

DCH 604 • Accelerated First-Year Dutch

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38235 M
WF
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
RAS 215
ETC 2.102,2114
Vanderheijden

Course Description

This accelerated Dutch course will focus on developing students' communicative abilities, and providing a thorough introduction to the culture, history, and society of the countries where Dutch is spoken. We will cover in one semester all the material normally covered in one year of instruction. With Dutch 612 in the spring, you can fulfill the two-year language requirement in just two semesters. Of course this means that both you and the instructor have quite some ground to cover. Keep in mind that language learning is always an intensive undertaking that demands a lot of practice. An accelerated course, therefore, is an intensively intensive undertaking!

Grading Policy

6 tests: 30% Oral final: 10% Short quizzes: 15% Homework: 15% Participation: 10% Weekly journal: 10% Presentations (2): 10%

Texts

Code Nederlands, tekstboek, Deel I Code Nederlands, oefenboek, Deel I Dutch-English/English-Dutch dictionary (Routledge publishes a good one.) 201 Dutch Verbs Reader with stories available from Speedway Copies (Dobie Mall, 478-3334) Dutch Grammar Compendium (hand-out)

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