Preparation course State Exam NT2 II

Level: Intermediate (B1/B2)

In this course you will be prepared for the State exam NT2 programme II.

 

COVID-19 update 16 March 2021: Important information
During the lockdown, you can take one lesson per week on location in Utrecht. The rest of your lessons will be via Virtual Classroom. As soon as it is possible, we will fully switch back to teaching on location. So, you can still enrol for an on-site language course. You can find an overview of all the measures we have taken against the coronavirus in our buildings here.

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€515,00

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Starting from 1 July 2021

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€ 520,00

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Starting from 7 September 2021

About the Preparation course State Exam NT2 II course

This Preparation course State Exam NT2 II course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2+ in a short period of time.

Initial language requirements are:

  • Certificate advanced Dutch (B2)
  • Placement test with level B2/C1 advice.

The course is scheduled to take place two days a week for eight weeks at our institute in Utrecht. Participants will practice with mock exams and exercises.

Duo loan?

Are you entitled to a loan from the DUO (Educational Administration Service) to help pay for your Dutch course? And this is your first course at Babel? Then you need to have an intake interview with a teacher and do a placement test. This page gives more information about registering for a course with a DUO student loan. Here you can sign up for an intake interview.

 

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Learning goals

This Preparation course State Exam NT2 II course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2+ in a short period of time.

Initial language requirements are:

  • Certificate advanced Dutch (B2)
  • Placement test with level B2/C1 advice.

Upon completing the course, the participants will know how to approach the different exam sections. They will be able to apply exam strategies and work under time pressure. In the reading and listening sections, they will be able to understand popular scientific journals and formal letters/information. In the writing and speaking components they will be able to give adequate and correct responses, and produce long texts.

 

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Method

Through mock exams and additional exercises you will get familiar with the different exam sections. You will practice how to complete sentences, write texts, give short responses, hold two-minute conversations, and answer multiple choice questions. For all these sections you will receive advice about exam strategies and feedback about your results.

You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.

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Time Investment

This Preparation course State Exam NT2 II consists of 8 sessions at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 3 to 4 hours per class.

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Practical

  • This course is offered on-site as a face-to-face class in a small group. You can find an overview of all the measures we have taken against the coronavirus here.
  • The language of instruction is Dutch.
  • You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • During the course you will practice with mock exams and exercises. For the real State exam NT2 programme II you will have to apply at www.hetcvte.nl (choose Onderwerpen, then Staatsexamen NT2 and then Aanmelden).
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.

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Schedule

  • Starting date: 1 July 2021
    DayDateStartEnd
    Thursday1 July 202113:3016:30
    Thursday8 July 202113:3016:30
    Thursday15 July 202113:3016:30
    Thursday22 July 202113:3016:30
    Thursday29 July 202113:3016:30
    Thursday5 August 202113:3016:30
    Thursday12 August 202113:3016:30
    Thursday19 August 202113:3016:30

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  • Starting date: 7 September 2021
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday7 September 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday14 September 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday21 September 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday28 September 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday5 October 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday12 October 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday19 October 202113:3016:30
    Tuesday26 October 202113:3016:30

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