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Minor Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT)

Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT)

In this minor you will learn the basics of Dutch Sign Language, teaching you roughly 500 different signs and the essential grammar rules to put them into practice.

Course guide

This minor will teach you the basics of Dutch Sign Language, NGT, in just two semesters. You will first learn roughly 500 different signs, and then the essential grammar rules to use them in simple sentences. By learning the basics of Dutch Sign Language grammar, you will gain insight in the phonology of a sign, word order, different sentence types, the usage of directional signs, and even simple questions regarding day-to-day life. You will also be able to hone your practical skills, exploring different ways to grab someone’s attention and examining the role of eye contact in sign language communication.

A minor in Humanities

This minor is offered by the Faculty of Humanities. The faculty’s minors consist of 30 ECTS credits and earn you a second qualification that will be listed on the transcript accompanying your degree certificate. No specific entry requirements apply. However, you are required to have received a positive binding study advice (BSA) – or to have received dispensation for this – with regard to your major.

Application procedure

You can find more information about the application procedure on the following website:

A minor in Humanities

Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT)
Vorm Voltijd, deeltijd
Studielast 30 EC, 12 maanden
Voertaal Engels, Taal van de opleiding
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