Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Language Level 4

when 2 July 2012 - 27 July 2012
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 1415

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 and letter-writing.

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

Course leader

Jolanda Straver

Target group

You are required to do a placement test developed by the James Boswell Instituut. 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.

Course aim

The aim is for participants to reach Level B1 (Common European Framework) after course completion.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance.

Fee info

EUR 1415: Course + course materials + housing


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

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