Dutch A1 > A2 intensive - online

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Dutch is the language of instruction right from the start of the first lesson. The language courses concentrate on communication, and that means that the Dutch learnt is actively practised during class. Themes that will be dealt with include introducing yourself, ordering something in a café or restaurant, making an appointment, making suggestions, buying something at the market, asking the way and visiting the doctor or bike shop. The intended final level of the beginner’s course is CEFR A2.

This course will be taught as an online intensive two-week group course via Blackboard Collaborate; our online classroom for the coming period! Per week, on two days you have three hours of lessons (from 9.00 to 10.30 and from 13.00 to 14.30) and on two days you have one and a half hours of lessons (from 9.00 to 10.30). In addition, you can count on a total of 30 hours of self study.  Read here about everything you can expect from an online language course.

This course is openly accessible to UG staff and students as well as external parties. International students, PhDs' and postdocs of the University of Groningen are being offered these Dutch courses at the Language Centre by the Board of the University of Groningen. Read everything about these regulations and see if it applies to you here.

Advice
Students who already have some knowledge of Dutch, to be demonstrated with an advice card, may take a level A1>A2 course. In order to receive an advice card, please attend the Dutch Office Hour or take the level 0>A1 course.

Dutch for native speakers of German
There are separate groups for German native speakers. Because German and Dutch are so similar, the material can be covered faster.

Paying with a DUO Loan
The Language Centre satisfies the Blik op Werk quality standard. This means you can pay for this course with your DUO loan.

Course Material
In this course, the second half of the book Nederlands in gang is covered. 

  • Nederlands in gang (chapters 8-16)
    B. de Boer, M. van der Kamp, B. Lijmbach
    ISBN: 9789046905609
    Price: € 42.95

The course material is compulsory and must be purchased by the student. The book is available at our office during opening hours, check here if and when the desk is open. The book can also be purchased online as an e-book or regular book at, for example, CoutinhoBol.com, or any other online bookstore of your choice. When purchasing a regular book online, pay attention to the delivery time to ensure that you receive the book on time. You can also often buy the regular book directly from your local bookstore.

Along with this book you will receive an individual code for a website offering complementary exercises, spoken text fragments, movies and songs. This code is linked to your e-mail address. You will need access to the website to be able to adequately participate in the course. If you purchase a book from someone else, you will not be able to use his or her personal code and thus will not have access to the website. However, the codes can be bought separately via the publisher Coutinho.

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