Dutch Language and Culture

Course Code :1029FLWTTA
Study domain:Linguistics and Proficiency
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Hanne Kloots

3. Course contents *

This course deals with the following aspects of the Low Countries:

  • Geography and history
  • Demography and language
  • Society (e.g., politics, education, media)
  • Literature, art and song texts
  • Traditions and habits

A separate lecture is dedicated to the position of Dutch in Suriname.

This course takes a contrastive approach. Specific attention is paid to differences in terminology.