Dutch for University of Groningen students, PhDs' and postdocs A2/B1 > B1

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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. The intended final level of the course is CEFR A2/B1.

This course will be taught as an online interactive group course via Blackboard Collaborate; our online classroom for the coming period! One lesson lasts 90 minutes. Per lesson you should count on 2-3 hours of self-study. Read here everything you can expect from an online language course.

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 at A2/B1 level, to be demonstrated with an advice card, may take a level A2/B1>B1 course. In order to receive an advice card, please attend the Dutch Office Hour or take the level A2>A2/B1 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.

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

  • Nederlands in actie (Coutinho, 2012, 3rd edition)
    B. de Boer, B. Lijmbach and M. van der Kamp
    ISBN: 9789046902981
    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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