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

This intensive one-week course is especially designed for interpreters and translators. The course focuses on general Dutch language, culture and contemporary issues in Dutch society.

General

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The goal of the course is upgrading the interpreters’ passive knowledge of Dutch through lectures on topical issues, as well as improving their active command of the Dutch language (C-level). After successful completion of the course interpreters receive 25 PE points.

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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Learning goals

This intensive Summer School course Dutch Language and Culture for Interpreters is especially designed for interpreters and translators. The course focuses on general Dutch language, culture and contemporary issues in Dutch society.

The goal of the course is upgrading the interpreters’ passive knowledge of Dutch through lectures on topical issues, as well as improving their active command of the Dutch language (C-level).

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

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Method

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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Practical

The language of instruction is Dutch.

After successful completion of the 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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