Zelf starten met Nederlands is the official self-study pack to prepare migrant workers from Bulgaria, Poland and Romania for a stay in the Netherlands. It contains everything that you need to learn to read, understand, speak and write the Dutch language. In addition, it provides you with practical information about living and working in the Netherlands.

This pack was developed specifically by commission of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

The pack contains three supporting languages:

  1. Bulgarian
  2. Polish
  3. Romanian

The pack contains the following materials that can be used for self study:

  1. a handbook for the self-study pack, in Dutch with a translation in the support language
  2. a film on DVD about the Netherlands
  3. the study book Kennis van de Nederlandse Samenleving that accompanies the film
  4. the workbook Zelf starten met Nederlands with 2 audio CDs
  5. the DVD with the digital practice programme
  6. a log-in code for the online practice programme