ETC Clubs • Children Club COURSES

CHILDREN PROGRAM - BASIC LEVEL A

The Children’s programme is aimed at children aged 8-14 years using an active, fun and participative teaching methodology in the classroom. The programme is divided into three levels, namely Kinderklas A, B and C. Children who have no knowledge of the Dutch language can begin with Kinderklas A. The topics taught in this course are introductions and greetings, simple counting, telling the time, asking for basic information etc. In addition, the children are taught how to arrange simple sentences in Dutch (questions, negatives and basic commands) using the correct grammar etc. The vocabulary they will learn includes names of objects, colors, body parts, days of the week and months, family relations, numbers, transportation etc. All of this is taught along with how to spell and pronounce words or sentences using the correct intonation.

CHILDREN PROGRAM - BASIC LEVEL B

The Children’s programme is aimed at children aged 8-14 years using an active, fun and participative teaching methodology in the classroom. The programme is divided into three levels, namely Kinderklas A, B and C. Children who have completed class A can continue on to Kinderklas B. Topics to be discussed in the Kinderklas B course include hobbies, holidays, asking for or providing directions, food and drinks, shopping, celebrations, places to stay etc. The children will continue to be taught how to compose simple sentences in Dutch using plural forms, inversion sentences, comparisons and use of position verbs (staan, liggen, zitten, hangen) etc. The vocabulary they will learn includes animal names, adjectives, words related to hobbies, holidays, feelings etc. All of this is taught along with correct spelling and intonation in Dutch.

CHILDREN PROGRAM - BASIC LEVEL C

The Children’s programme is aimed at children aged 8-14 years using an active, fun and participative teaching methodology in the classroom. The programme is divided into three levels, namely Kinderklas A, B and C. Children who have completed class B can continue to Kinderklas C. Topics to be discussed in the Kinderklas C course include expressing feelings to friends, the weather, daily activities etc. Reading, listening and speaking skills are integrated coupled with Dutch grammar knowledge. The vocabulary they will learn includes expressions of friendship, animal names, words related to feelings, the weather/seasons etc. All of this is taught along with correct spelling and intonation in Dutch.