New MOOC: Introduction to Dutch

futurelearn_823185Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are becoming increasingly popular and thanks to the Language Centre of the University of Groningen, there is now a free online Dutch Language course.

Introduction to Dutch is intended for anyone who wants to learn Dutch or is planning to visit the Netherlands for work, a study programme or a holiday. Participants do not need prior knowledge of Dutch before starting the course. The subjects covered include introducing yourself and talking about family, friends, work or studies. The course also includes short films giving a general impression of home and working life in the Netherlands. And all this in only three weeks.

Anybody interested in learning basic Dutch can now register for Introduction to Dutch. Registration is free via The course will start on 2 March 2015.