Online Dutch course – Vocabulary for beginners

“1000 most common words in Dutch” is a free Dutch course for beginners, who want to reach fast a basic vocabulary. The method, developed by Bart de Pau, consists of 40 lessons. In each lesson you learn 25 words.

Each lesson contains:
1) a video – which shows the word in Dutch + English, and as a picture.
– You hear the pronunciation, and Bart tells some specific things you need to know about Holland.
– There are subtitles in French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Thai, Bulgarian, Portuguese
2) a vocabulary list – to study these 25 words.
3) exercises – 3 types: (1) with pictures, (2) translation and (3) context

Every 5 lessons there is a review test. If you pass all the review tests, you can do the exam. A certificate is given if you pass the exam with 90%.

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Lesson 01 - introduce yourself

2

Lesson 02 - personal pronouns + to thank

3

Lesson 03 - to be (zijn) + professions

4

Lesson 04 - food, typical dutch food

5

Lesson 05 - interrogative words (questions)

6

Review tests - lessons 1-5

7

Lesson 06 - traffic & buildings

8

Lesson 07 - how to count in dutch

9

Lesson 08 - conjugation of verbs

10

Lesson 09 - adjectives

11

Lesson 10 - weekdays + months + seasons

12

Review tests - lessons 6-10

13

Lesson 11 - prepositions

14

Lesson 12 - how to say the time

15

Lesson 13 - hobbies & sports

16

Lesson 14 - Amsterdam

17

Lesson 15 - describe your house

18

Review tests - lessons 11-15

19

Lesson 16 - body parts

20

Lesson 17 - clothes

21

Lesson 18 - verbs (2)

22

Lesson 19 - job interview

23

Lesson 20 - family

24

Review tests - lessons 16-20

25

Lesson 21 - animals

26

Lesson 22 - dutch football vocabulary

27

Lesson 23 - verbs in dutch (3)

28

Lesson 24 - the weather

29

Lesson 25 - adjectives (2)

30

Review tests - lessons 21-25

31

Lesson 26 - going to the doctor

32

Lesson 27 - geography

33

Lesson 28 - moving to the Netherlands

34

Lesson 29 - moods & emotions

35

Lesson 30 - preparing meals

36

Review tests - lessons 26-30

37

Lesson 31 - fruits & vegetables

38

Lesson 32 - dutch verbs (4)

39

Lesson 33 - tools & materials

40

Lesson 34 - adverbs in dutch

41

Lesson 35 - colours in dutch

42

Review tests - lessons 31-35

43

Lesson 36 - celebration, dutch holidays

44

Lesson 37 - animals in dutch (2)

45

Lesson 38 - adjectives (3)

46

Lesson 39 - rest words (1)

47

Lesson 40 - rest words (2)

48

Review tests - lessons 36-40

49

Exam