DUTC W10 Introduction to Dutch (1 credit hour). This course intends to offer an introduction to the comprehension and use of spoken and written Dutch as well as exposure to the people and culture of the Netherlands. The course will acquaint students with elementary language functions. The objectives are that students learn to give and receive appropriate greetings; to express information about themselves, their families, and their environment. Students will also learn to use essential vocabulary to express gratitude for help and hospitality. They will acquire a basic cultural knowledge and a skill set for navigating the social and geographical terrain of the urban area in which they will live. Daily homework and quizzes and periodic tests will assess and evaluate student learning. This course is intended as a prerequisite for students who will go on the Calvin’s Semester in the Netherlands Off-campus Program at the VU University Amsterdam. Staff. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.