Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Dutch Language Level 4 (August)

when 4 August 2014 - 29 August 2014
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 1395

Dutch is a Germanic language that is spoken by approximately 23 million people world-wide. Most of these live in the Netherlands and in Belgium, but Dutch is also spoken in Surinam and on the Dutch Antilles.

This intermediate course in Dutch offers you the opportunity to learn the Dutch language fast and well. It covers the four skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. During the course you will also get familiarized with Dutch customs and manners.
Course activities include:
- talks
- discussions
- oral and written summaries
- grammar exercises
- letter writing.

After completing this course (B1 level):
- You can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
- You will be able to deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
- You can produce simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or are of personal interest.
- You can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
- You have knowledge of the Dutch language at B1-level and will be able to enroll Dutch courses at B2-level.

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target group

People who have reached A2 level (CEFR). 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. On the basis of your test result 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. You can download the placement test here:

Please indicate in which Summer School course you plan to take part.

Course aim

Level B1 (CEFR).

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1395: Course + course materials + housing


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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