Christine Sas

Senior Teaching Fellow in Dutch

Teaches on the undergraduate Dutch language courses, Sociolinguistics and Project in Dutch. Former tutor at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Language Centre, providing training to British diplomats before postings in The Hague, Amsterdam or Brussels. Specific interests are language standardization, multilingualism and language attitudes, particularly with regards to the language situation in Flanders and Brussels.

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In collaboration with Gerdi Quist and Dennis Strik, published Dutch language textbook (Routledge Intensive Dutch Course 2006), incorporating concepts of intercultural communication and critical language awareness. In 2013, published the Routledge Intermediate Dutch Reader, together with Eddy Verbaan and Janneke Louwerse.

Contact details

Office Hour: Monday 1.30-2.30pm or by appointment.

Courses 2014/15

Year Code Course
I DUTC1001 Dutch Language 1
I DUTC1201 Modern Dutch Literary Texts
II DUTC2001 Dutch Language 2
I and II ELCS6028 Language in Society: an introduction to the study of Sociolinguistics
IV DUTC4901 Project in Dutch
IV ELCS4013 Language and Ideology



    • Verbaan, E., Sas, C., Louwerse, J. (2013). The Routledge Dutch Intermediate Reader. Routledge. Publisher URL


    • Sas, C. E. (2012). Nuancering en Contextualisering van een Taalstrijd. Internationale Neerlandistiek (1), 81-84 The Netherlands Publisher URL


    • Sas, C. (2009). Basic Dutch: A grammar and workbook by Jenneke Oosterhoff. Dutch Crossing : A Journal of Low Countries Studies 33(2), 171-174 London doi:10.1179/155909009X461948. Author URL


    • Sas, C. (2008). Dick Smakman: Standard Dutch in the Netherlands, a Sociolinguistic and Phonetic Description. Internationale Neerlandistiek 46(1), 58-59 Amsterdam
    • Sas, C. (2008). Festivals and Ceremonies in the Netherlands and Belgium; Music and the performing arts in the Netherlands and Belgium. In The world and its peoples (Encyclopedia of Europe) ( ). New York Marshall Cavendish.


    • Quist, G., Sas, C., Strik, D. (2006). Intensive Dutch Course. London Routledge. Author URL

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