Dutch Language, Literature and History for Interpreters (C1 -> C1+)

The Dutch Language, Literature and History for Interpreters course is suitable for interpreters and translators who have reached C1 level (CEFR).


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Starting from 12 August 2019


Dutch courses Utrecht Babel
This intensive one-week course is especially designed for interpreters and translators. The course focuses on Dutch literature and cultural history. The goal of the course is upgrading the interpreters’ passive knowledge of Dutch through lectures on literature and history topics related to Dutch culture, as well as improving their active command of the Dutch language (C-level). After successful completion of the Summer School course interpreters receive 25 PE points.

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Learning goals

The purpose of this course is to expand active and passive knowledge of the Dutch language (C-level).

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An average day consists of a lecture by a field expert and a Dutch language class, in which the participants will analyse various recordings and read and discuss articles.

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Time Investment

Number of contact hours: 25 including an excursion. Additional self-study.

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The language of instruction is Dutch.

After successful completion of the Summer School course interpreters receive 25 PE points.

This course is relevant when you have CEF-score, at least level C for the components language structures, writing and self assessment. You are required to do a placement test. This test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you.

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  • Starting date: 12 August 2019
    Day Date Start End
    Monday 12 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Monday 12 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Tuesday 13 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Tuesday 13 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Wednesday 14 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Wednesday 14 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Thursday 15 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Thursday 15 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Friday 16 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Friday 16 August 2019 13:00 16:00

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