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Dutch A1.1

Module SZ1603

This Module is offered by TUM Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2012/3

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
WS 2015/6WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ1603 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid to WS 2018/9.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


In this module the basics of the Dutch language are taught so students can express themselves in everyday situations.
Focus is laid upon intercultural and geographical aspects; the students learn how to ask questions about somebody else's family, how to count, to understand prices and time expressions, a basic vocabulary is created and used in easy present tense main clauses.
Grammar: personal-, possesive-, demonstratative- and interrogative pronouns, present and future tenses.
The teaching strategy used will enable the students to communicate in the Dutch language despite of their small vocabulary.
Furthermore, tactics in order to learn the language more efficiently are shown.

Learning Outcome

The lecture is aimed at level A1 of the CEFR. Students gain basic knowledge of the Dutchlanguage orientation while taking into consideration intercultural and cultural aspects. Students acquire teamwork skills through collaborative work in multinational mixed groups. After completion of this module, students will have acquired knowledge of everyday expressions and simple sentences aimed at fulfilling the concrete needs of everyday life. Students will be able to ask and answer questions about themselves and their families, describe day-to-day activities in past and present tense, briefly describe themselves in writing, make appointments and successfully communicate their wants and needs in basic day-to-day situations, such as while shopping or in restaurants.



Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

Kommunikatives und handlungsorientiertes Erarbeiten der Inhalte; gezielte Hör-, Lese-, Schreib- und Sprechübungen; Einzel-, Partner- und Gruppenarbeit; Förderung kooperatives Lernens; Kontrolliertes Selbstlernen grundlegender grammatischer Phänomene der Fremdsprache mit vorgegebenen Materialien.


Bücher, CDs


Welkom! Niederländisch für Anfänger, Klett Stuttgart, 2010
Lehrbuch (ISBN 978-3-12-528880-5), Arbeitsbuch (ISBN 978-3-12-528881-2)
+ Lösungsheft (ISBN 978-3-12-528882-9)

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Schriftliche Prüfung (60 Minuten, keine Hilfsmittel erlaubt); aktive Beteiligung im Unterricht; Hausaufgabenpflicht.
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