Apply basic Frisian vocabulary and grammar in a range of everyday situations
Produce short written statements in Frisian about every day life
Discuss simple concepts, situations and needs in Frisian
Did you know that, besides Dutch, a second official language is spoken in the Netherlands? It’s a language even more closely related to English than Dutch. This language is called Frisian.
Reading and listening to dialogues about work, study, hobbies, eating, living, weather and the time
Understanding the grammar around the conjugation of verbs, word order, personal and possessive pronouns, adjectives, modal verbs and making questions
Writing and speaking assignments including introducing oneself and speaking about working and living
Maybe you’re interested in minority languages. Or perhaps you’re keen to learn the language that is considered to be very close to English. Or it could be that you have Frisian roots or plan to visit the beautiful province of Friesland and would like to understand the local language.
This course is aimed at people with no prior knowledge of the Frisian language, who have a strong interest in learning languages. It will give you a taste of language skills that will help you to survive in a Frisian-speaking environment. The main focus will be on receptive skills like reading and listening. It will be taught in English.