Summer School Dutch Language and Culture Advanced (C1 -> C1+)

This advanced course in Dutch offers you the opportunity to further improve your Dutch language skills. It focuses on an active command of the language mostly covering speaking and writing. The course aim is to reach level C1+ and enjoy expanding your knowledge of the Dutch culture. An average day consists of a lecture by an expert, and a Dutch language class in which the participants will analyse various recordings and read and discuss articles.

€850,00

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Starting from 5 August 2019

General

Nederlands - Babel - Cultuur
This course is ideal for language learners who
  • have passed the NT2 State Exam programme 2 and have reached at least C1 level
  • have been studying Dutch language and culture in their home country
  • and have been working on their Dutch language skills at a high level ever since.

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Learning goals

The purpose of this course is to expand active and passive knowledge of the Dutch language.

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Method

Course activities include:
  • vocabulary expansion
  • discussions
  • short presentations (including Q&A)
  • writing assignments
  • history
  • poetry and literature
  • cultural excursions
  • a unique Utrecht city tour.

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Time investment

  • Contact hours: 50 (including an excursion)
  • Hours of self study at the institute: 25
  • Total study load: 75 hours

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Practical

You are required to do a placement test developed by Babel. This test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. In addition, a teacher will contact you for a short telephone interview. On the basis of your test result and the interview you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you. Please note that it can take up to 5 working days until your language level is assessed.

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  • Starting date: 5 August 2019
    Day Date Start End
    Monday 5 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Monday 5 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Tuesday 6 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Tuesday 6 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Wednesday 7 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Wednesday 7 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Thursday 8 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Thursday 8 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    Friday 9 August 2019 10:00 12:00
    Friday 9 August 2019 13:00 16:00
    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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