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Introduction to Frisian

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Course Features

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Duration

3 weeks

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Lifetime Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Beginner

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Effort

3 hours per week

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

Course Description

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.

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Skills You Will Gain

Prerequisites/Requirements

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This course is aimed at people with no prior knowledge of the Frisian language, who have a strong interest in learning languages

What You Will Learn

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Apply basic Frisian vocabulary and grammar in a range of everyday situations

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Produce short written statements in Frisian about every day life

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Discuss simple concepts, situations and needs in Frisian

Target Students

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You're interested in minority languages

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You're keen to learn the language that is considered to be very close to English

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You have Frisian roots or plan to visit the beautiful province of Friesland and would like to understand the local language

Course Instructors

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Gerbrich de Jong

Instructor

Hi! My name is Gerbrich and I live in Leeuwarden, the capital of Friesland (the Netherlands). I studied Dutch language and culture and Frisian language and culture at the University of Groningen.
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Goffe Jensma

Instructor

Chair of Frisian Language and Culture at the University of Groningen and director of studies of a BA on Minorities & Multilingualism and a MA on Multilingualism.

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