B0852 - Netherlandian Language and Linguistic Exercises 1

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will have gained a basic knowledge of the language and the culture of the Low Countries.

Course contents

Linguistic activities with the following themes: Identity (name, occupation, family), Space (house and home, nation, origin), Time (counting, chronology, narrative /Tense and time), Things and processes (eating and drinking, buying and selling, booking and ordering, presenting; taste, preference and habits). Phonology and Morphology: vowels, consonants and diphthongs; syllables, compounds. Grammar: the main clause, the verbal group, time and aspect, modality, nouns and adjectives. Pronouns, prepositions and adverbs.


D. Ross, E. Koenraads, Grammatica neerlandese di base, Hoepli, Milano 2007.

D. Ross, L. Berghout, M. Mertens, R. Dagnino, Mooi zo! Corso di lingua neerlandese, Hoepli, Milano 2017.

Teaching methods

Students will participate actively with oral presentations.

Assessment methods

Written and oral exam.

Teaching tools

Written and spoken language test.

Office hours

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