Upper-Intermediate Dutch (B2)

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.

Classroom course

€845,00

Sign up

Starting from 16 November 2020

+ 5 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 745,00

Sign up

Starting from 16 November 2020

+ 5 more dates

About the Upper-Intermediate Dutch (B2) course

This Upper-Intermediate Dutch (B2) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2 in a short period of time. You can start with level B1.

This course is relevant when you have:

  • Certificate Dutch level B1
  • CEF-score, at least level B1 for the components language structures, writing and self assessment
  • Intake test advice level B2

This course covers the following themes: leisure time, transport, nature and climate, food and drink, health and safety, work and the economy, science.

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.

Sign up

Learning goals

This Upper-Intermediate Dutch (B2) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level B2 in a short period of time. You can start with level B1. You will need to test your level. This can be done through our online placement test.

This course is relevant when you have:

  • Certificate Nederlands niveau B1
  • CEF-score, at least level B1 for the components language structures, writing and self assessment
  • Intake test advice level B2

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.

 

Sign up

Method

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.

Sign up

Time Investment

This Upper-Intermediate Dutch (B2) course consists of 34 sessions of 1 hour and 45 minutes. The advised self-study load is 90 hours.

Sign up

Practical

  • 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. During the course you will practise with a few mock exams to prepare for the State exam NT2 (Dutch as a second language) programme II. There is no test at the end of this course.
  • 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.
  • This course will be offered on-location at our teaching centre in Utrecht. To guarantee 1.5 metre distance between students, the classes will take place in small groups with a maximum of 8 participants. Due to this small group size, the teacher will be able to give you extra personal attention. Click here for course dates and prices and to enrol for this on-location course. Please make sure that you enrol for the course that is listed as being ‘location Utrecht Nieuwegracht’, because this course is also taught in the virtual classroom.

Sign up

  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday16 November 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday18 November 202020:1522:00
    Monday23 November 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday25 November 202020:1522:00
    Monday30 November 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday2 December 202020:1522:00
    Monday7 December 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday9 December 202020:1522:00
    Monday14 December 202020:1522:00
    Wednesday16 December 202020:1522:00
    Monday4 January 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday6 January 202120:1522:00
    Monday11 January 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday13 January 202120:1522:00
    Monday18 January 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday20 January 202120:1522:00
    Monday25 January 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday27 January 202120:1522:00
    Monday8 February 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday10 February 202120:1522:00
    Monday15 February 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday17 February 202120:1522:00
    Monday22 February 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday24 February 202120:1522:00
    Monday1 March 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday3 March 202120:1522:00
    Monday8 March 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday10 March 202120:1522:00
    Monday15 March 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday17 March 202120:1522:00
    Monday22 March 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday24 March 202120:1522:00
    Monday29 March 202120:1522:00
    Wednesday31 March 202120:1522:00

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday16 November 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday18 November 202011:0012:45
    Monday23 November 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday25 November 202011:0012:45
    Monday30 November 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday2 December 202011:0012:45
    Monday7 December 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday9 December 202011:0012:45
    Monday14 December 202011:0012:45
    Wednesday16 December 202011:0012:45
    Monday4 January 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday6 January 202111:0012:45
    Monday11 January 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday13 January 202111:0012:45
    Monday18 January 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday20 January 202111:0012:45
    Monday25 January 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday27 January 202111:0012:45
    Monday8 February 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday10 February 202111:0012:45
    Monday15 February 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday17 February 202111:0012:45
    Monday22 February 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday24 February 202111:0012:45
    Monday1 March 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday3 March 202111:0012:45
    Monday8 March 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday10 March 202111:0012:45
    Monday15 March 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday17 March 202111:0012:45
    Monday22 March 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday24 March 202111:0012:45
    Monday29 March 202111:0012:45
    Wednesday31 March 202111:0012:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 17 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    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
    Tuesday26 January 202118:0019:45
    Thursday28 January 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday9 February 202118:0019:45
    Thursday11 February 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday16 February 202118:0019:45
    Thursday18 February 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday23 February 202118:0019:45
    Thursday25 February 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday2 March 202118:0019:45
    Thursday4 March 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday9 March 202118:0019:45
    Thursday11 March 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday16 March 202118:0019:45
    Thursday18 March 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday23 March 202118:0019:45
    Thursday25 March 202118:0019:45
    Tuesday30 March 202118:0019:45
    Thursday1 April 202118:0019:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 17 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday17 November 202009:0010:45
    Thursday19 November 202009:0010:45
    Tuesday24 November 202009:0010:45
    Thursday26 November 202009:0010:45
    Tuesday1 December 202009:0010:45
    Thursday3 December 202009:0010:45
    Tuesday8 December 202009:0010:45
    Thursday10 December 202009:0010:45
    Tuesday15 December 202009:0010:45
    Thursday17 December 202009:0010:45
    Tuesday5 January 202109:0010:45
    Thursday7 January 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday12 January 202109:0010:45
    Thursday14 January 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday19 January 202109:0010:45
    Thursday21 January 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday26 January 202109:0010:45
    Thursday28 January 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday9 February 202109:0010:45
    Thursday11 February 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday16 February 202109:0010:45
    Thursday18 February 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday23 February 202109:0010:45
    Thursday25 February 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday2 March 202109:0010:45
    Thursday4 March 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday9 March 202109:0010:45
    Thursday11 March 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday16 March 202109:0010:45
    Thursday18 March 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday23 March 202109:0010:45
    Thursday25 March 202109:0010:45
    Tuesday30 March 202109:0010:45
    Thursday1 April 202109:0010:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 8 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday8 February 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday10 February 202109:0010:45
    Monday15 February 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday17 February 202109:0010:45
    Monday22 February 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday24 February 202109:0010:45
    Monday1 March 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday3 March 202109:0010:45
    Monday8 March 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday10 March 202109:0010:45
    Monday15 March 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday17 March 202109:0010:45
    Monday22 March 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday24 March 202109:0010:45
    Monday29 March 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday31 March 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday7 April 202109:0010:45
    Monday19 April 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday21 April 202109:0010:45
    Monday26 April 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday28 April 202109:0010:45
    Monday3 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday5 May 202109:0010:45
    Monday10 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday12 May 202109:0010:45
    Monday17 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday19 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday26 May 202109:0010:45
    Monday31 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday2 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday7 June 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday9 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday14 June 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday16 June 202109:0010:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 8 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday8 February 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday10 February 202118:0019:45
    Monday15 February 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday17 February 202118:0019:45
    Monday22 February 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday24 February 202118:0019:45
    Monday1 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday3 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday8 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday10 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday15 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday17 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday22 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday24 March 202118:0019:45
    Monday29 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday31 March 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday7 April 202118:0019:45
    Monday19 April 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday21 April 202118:0019:45
    Monday26 April 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday28 April 202118:0019:45
    Monday3 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday5 May 202118:0019:45
    Monday10 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday12 May 202118:0019:45
    Monday17 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday19 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday26 May 202118:0019:45
    Monday31 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday2 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday7 June 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday9 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday14 June 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday16 June 202118:0019:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 8 February 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday8 February 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday10 February 202111:3013:15
    Monday15 February 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday17 February 202111:3013:15
    Monday22 February 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday24 February 202111:3013:15
    Monday1 March 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday3 March 202111:3013:15
    Monday8 March 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday10 March 202111:3013:15
    Monday15 March 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday17 March 202111:3013:15
    Monday22 March 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday24 March 202111:3013:15
    Monday29 March 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday31 March 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday7 April 202111:3013:15
    Monday12 April 202111:3013:15
    Monday19 April 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday21 April 202111:3013:15
    Monday26 April 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday28 April 202111:3013:15
    Monday3 May 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday5 May 202111:3013:15
    Monday10 May 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday12 May 202111:3013:15
    Monday17 May 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday19 May 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday26 May 202111:3013:15
    Monday31 May 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday2 June 202111:3013:15
    Monday7 June 202111:3013:15
    Wednesday9 June 202111:3013:15
    Monday14 June 202111:3013:15

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 9 February 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    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
    Tuesday6 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday8 April 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday20 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday22 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday29 April 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday4 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday6 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday11 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday18 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday20 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday25 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday27 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday1 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday3 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday8 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday10 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday15 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday17 June 202120:0021:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday19 April 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday21 April 202109:0010:45
    Monday26 April 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday28 April 202109:0010:45
    Monday3 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday5 May 202109:0010:45
    Monday10 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday12 May 202109:0010:45
    Monday17 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday19 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday26 May 202109:0010:45
    Monday31 May 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday2 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday7 June 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday9 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday14 June 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday16 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday21 June 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday23 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday28 June 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday30 June 202109:0010:45
    Monday5 July 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday7 July 202109:0010:45
    Monday12 July 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday14 July 202109:0010:45
    Monday19 July 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday21 July 202109:0010:45
    Monday26 July 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday28 July 202109:0010:45
    Monday2 August 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday4 August 202109:0010:45
    Monday9 August 202109:0010:45
    Wednesday11 August 202109:0010:45
    Monday16 August 202109:0010:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday19 April 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday21 April 202111:1513:00
    Monday26 April 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday28 April 202111:1513:00
    Monday3 May 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday5 May 202111:1513:00
    Monday10 May 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday12 May 202111:1513:00
    Monday17 May 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday19 May 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday26 May 202111:1513:00
    Monday31 May 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday2 June 202111:1513:00
    Monday7 June 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday9 June 202111:1513:00
    Monday14 June 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday16 June 202111:1513:00
    Monday21 June 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday23 June 202111:1513:00
    Monday28 June 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday30 June 202111:1513:00
    Monday5 July 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday7 July 202111:1513:00
    Monday12 July 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday14 July 202111:1513:00
    Monday19 July 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday21 July 202111:1513:00
    Monday26 July 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday28 July 202111:1513:00
    Monday2 August 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday4 August 202111:1513:00
    Monday9 August 202111:1513:00
    Wednesday11 August 202111:1513:00
    Monday16 August 202111:1513:00

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 19 April 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday19 April 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday21 April 202118:0019:45
    Monday26 April 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday28 April 202118:0019:45
    Monday3 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday5 May 202118:0019:45
    Monday10 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday12 May 202118:0019:45
    Monday17 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday19 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday26 May 202118:0019:45
    Monday31 May 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday2 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday7 June 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday9 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday14 June 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday16 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday21 June 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday23 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday28 June 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday30 June 202118:0019:45
    Monday5 July 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday7 July 202118:0019:45
    Monday12 July 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday14 July 202118:0019:45
    Monday19 July 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday21 July 202118:0019:45
    Monday26 July 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday28 July 202118:0019:45
    Monday2 August 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday4 August 202118:0019:45
    Monday9 August 202118:0019:45
    Wednesday11 August 202118:0019:45
    Monday16 August 202118:0019:45

    Sign up

  • Starting date: 20 April 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday20 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday22 April 202120:0021:45
    Thursday29 April 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday4 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday6 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday11 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday18 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday20 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday25 May 202120:0021:45
    Thursday27 May 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday1 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday3 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday8 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday10 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday15 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday17 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday22 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday24 June 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday29 June 202120:0021:45
    Thursday1 July 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday6 July 202120:0021:45
    Thursday8 July 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday13 July 202120:0021:45
    Thursday15 July 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday20 July 202120:0021:45
    Thursday22 July 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday27 July 202120:0021:45
    Thursday29 July 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday3 August 202120:0021:45
    Thursday5 August 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday10 August 202120:0021:45
    Thursday12 August 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday17 August 202120:0021:45
    Thursday19 August 202120:0021:45

    Sign up