Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Dutch Language Level 2 (Early August)

when 3 August 2015 - 14 August 2015
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 830

Can you already understand a few words of Dutch? Are you able to answer basic questions at the supermarket check-out? Then this is the course for you. This beginners-plus 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 become familiaris with Dutch customs and manners. The course aim is to reach level A1+.

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 Suriname and in the Netherlands Antilles.

Dutch language level 2 is designed for beginners and gives you the opportunity to learn the basics of Dutch fast and well. The following themes will be covered: transportation, talking about hobbies, telling people about your studies or work, what you did and what you want to do, making an appointment, talking about your house, neighbourhood and town.

Course activities include:
- speaking fluently
- dialogues
- pronunciation
- grammar exercises
- letter writing

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target group

Beginners with some previous knowledge of Dutch. 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.

Course aim

Expand your basic knowledge of the Dutch language and reach CEF-level A1+.
After completing this course:
- You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
- You can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
- You can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Credits info

Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 830: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 490: Course + course materials


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

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