Dutch for professionals 0 > A1 intensive - in person

This course is intended for professionals within and without the University of Groningen. Participants speak little or no Dutch (CEFR level 0). This is a one-week intensive course which consists of 20 contact hours and 20 hours of self-study. Lessons will take place from 9-11 a.m and 1-3 p.m. There will be time for independent study between and after the meetings. The classroom is available to all students every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

External professionals must visit the office hour. You can only register for this course if you have been given the matching advice. UG staff members can sign up for the beginner’s level courses 0>A1 without attending an office hour first. 

Group Size
There is a maximum of 6 participants. The course will take place with a minimum of 4 participants.

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

  • Nederlands in gang (chapters 1-7)
    B. de Boer, M. van der Kamp, B. Lijmbach
    ISBN 9789046905609 (3rd edition)
    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.

Coursecode Free spots Starts/Ends Days Place Enrollment start/end
NL-PR1-2021-728 6
  • Starts on:
    17 Jan 2022
  • Ends on:
    21 Jan 2022
See schedule
  • Start:
    16 November 2021 12:00
  • End:
    10 January 2022 12:00
Les 1: 17 January 2022 Monday 09:00-11:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 2: 17 January 2022 Monday 13:00-15:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 3: 18 January 2022 Tuesday 09:00-11:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 4: 18 January 2022 Tuesday 13:00-15:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 5: 19 January 2022 Wednesday 09:00-11:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 6: 19 January 2022 Wednesday 13:00-15:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 7: 20 January 2022 Thursday 09:00-11:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 8: 20 January 2022 Thursday 13:00-15:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 9: 21 January 2022 Friday 09:00-11:00 Binnenstad / City centre
Les 10: 21 January 2022 Friday 13:00-15:00 Binnenstad / City centre

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