Course Description

Conversation and Composition, DUTCH 125

This advanced Dutch language course is designed to develop and enhance students’ written skills. Students will be introduced to different types of texts and will learn different styles and practices in writing.

Key Information

Credit: 6 quarter units / 4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, German

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
 
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: upper division elective for Dutch Studies Major and Minor

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
Unit Credit

UC San Diego:
Unit Credit

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Fees

The online textbook, as well as additional online class materials, will be freely available through the online learning platform bCourses for students enrolled in this course.

More About The Course

This class will meet three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at the assigned hours. Since this class is open for both UC Berkeley students and for students from other UC’s, instruction will be delivered in a format that allows for participation from both on campus and online students.

On Mondays, classes will be held fully in Zoom for all students. On Wednesdays and Fridays, classes will be held in-person on the UC Berkeley campus in a classroom with the necessary equipment to allow online students to join in via Zoom.

Please be advised that this course follows the UC Berkeley (semester) schedule of classes. For Spring 2022, the instruction start date is Wednesday January 19, 2022 and the instruction end date is Friday May 6, 2022.

Course Creator

Ireen Esmee Van Der Hoeven

Esmée van der Hoeven is Continuing Lecturer in the Dutch Studies Program at the Department of German at UC Berkeley. She has an MA degree in Language and Culture Studies from Utrecht University (2004), and received her certification in teaching Dutch as a Foreign Language from VU University Amsterdam (2006). She is experienced in teaching Dutch language courses on all levels and has a special focus on conversation practice and writing skills. At UC Berkeley, she is responsible for the Dutch Language Program. She is also Program Director in the Berkeley Summer Abroad Program to the Netherlands and Belgium. Before she came to Berkeley, she has taught Dutch language and culture at Utrecht University, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Delft University of Technology, and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Esmée van der Hoeven is Continuing Lecturer in the Dutch Studies Program at the Department of German at UC Berkeley. She has an MA degree in Language and Culture Studies from Utrecht University (2004), and received her certification in teaching Dutch as a Foreign Language from VU University Amsterdam (2006). She is experienced in teaching Dutch language courses on all levels and has a special ...

Esmée van der Hoeven is Continuing Lecturer in the Dutch Studies Program at the Department of German at UC Berkeley. She has an MA degree in Language and Culture Studies from Utrecht University (2004), and received her certification in teaching Dutch as a Foreign Language from VU University Amsterdam (2006). She is experienced in teaching Dutch language courses on all levels and has a special focus on conversation practice and writing skills. At UC Berkeley, she is responsible for the Dutch Language Program. She is also Program Director in the Berkeley Summer Abroad Program to the Netherlands and Belgium. Before she came to Berkeley, she has taught Dutch language and culture at Utrecht University, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Delft University of Technology, and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences.


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