Dutch for German Speakers (Intermediate)

Level: Intermediate (B1/B2)

This advanced course prepares you for the Staatsexamen NT2 programma 2.  It deals with the four skills listening, reading, writing and speaking, and there will be time to repeat and expand your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

In order to ensure a safe learning environment for our students, we took measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

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Starting from 17 November 2020

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Virtual classroom

€ 390,00

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Starting from 16 November 2020

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About the Dutch for German Speakers (Intermediate) course

Dutch for German speakers

This course covers the following themes: work and leisure time, society, communication, weather and geography, politics, art, energy and Holland.

This course is also suitable for Danish, Swedish and Norwegian people.

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Learning goals

This Dutch for German Speakers (Intermediate) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2 in a short period of time.

This course is suited when you have a
– Certificate Elementary Dutch (A)
– Certifcatie Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners)
– Placement test level B1.

Participants can understand the main idea of complex texts, both with concrete and abstract subjects, including technical discourse in the participant’s own professional field. Participants can react fluently and spontaneously, in such a way that a normal exchange is possible with native speakers of Dutch, without any strain on either side.

Participants can produce a clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects, and they can give their opinion on a topical issue and give advantages as well as disadvantages of different options.

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Different competences will be discussed during the classes. Assignments will be made in class, in groups, pairs or individually. More information about the course programme, homework and suggestions for additional online exercises will be published on the electronic learning environment.

In this course we use the book De finale. 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 Dutch for German Speakers (Intermediate) course consists of 16 sessions of 1 hour 75 minutes at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 30 hours.

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  • The language of instruction is Dutch.
  • In this course we use the book De finale. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • Participants should attend at least 80% of the meetings. Please note that this is a fast course, especially suitable for German speakers. There will be no final test.
  • 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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  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    Monday16 November 202020:0021:45
    Wednesday18 November 202020:0021:45
    Monday23 November 202020:0021:45
    Wednesday25 November 202020:0021:45
    Monday30 November 202020:0021:45
    Wednesday2 December 202020:0021:45
    Monday7 December 202020:0021:45
    Wednesday9 December 202020:0021:45
    Monday14 December 202020:0021:45
    Wednesday16 December 202020:0021:45
    Monday4 January 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday6 January 202120:0021:45
    Monday11 January 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday13 January 202120:0021:45
    Monday18 January 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday20 January 202120:0021:45
    Monday25 January 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday27 January 202120:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 17 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    Tuesday17 November 202018:0019:45
    Thursday19 November 202018:0019:45
    Tuesday24 November 202018:0019:45
    Thursday26 November 202018:0019:45
    Tuesday1 December 202018:0019:45
    Thursday3 December 202018:0019:45
    Tuesday8 December 202018:0019:45
    Thursday10 December 202018:0019:45
    Tuesday15 December 202018:0019:45
    Thursday17 December 202018:0019:45
    Tuesday5 January 202118:0019:45
    Thursday7 January 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday12 January 202118:0019:45
    Thursday14 January 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday19 January 202118:0019:45
    Thursday21 January 202118:0019:45

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  • Starting date: 8 February 2021 (Utrecht)
    Monday8 February 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday10 February 202120:0021:45
    Monday15 February 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday17 February 202120:0021:45
    Monday22 February 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday24 February 202120:0021:45
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    Monday22 March 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday24 March 202120:0021:45
    Monday29 March 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday31 March 202120:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 9 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    Tuesday9 February 202120:0021:45
    Thursday11 February 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday16 February 202120:0021:45
    Thursday18 February 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday23 February 202120:0021:45
    Thursday25 February 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday2 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday4 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday9 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday11 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday16 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday18 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday23 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday25 March 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday30 March 202120:0021:45
    Thursday1 April 202120:0021:45

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