Groepscursus Nederlands in ene leslokaal
Groepscursus Nederlands in ene leslokaal

Evening course Dutch for advanced students (B1-B2)

Do you want to learn Dutch and are you looking for a Dutch evening course for advanced students? This course is intended for anyone who speaks Dutch at B1 level and would like to get to B2 level. This course is part of a series that prepare you for the Staatsexamen NT2 (state exam in Dutch as a second language), programme II.

    General

    Target group

    Highly-educated foreigners who want to learn Dutch in twelve to eighteen months. Are you integrating in Dutch society? Make sure to read the information about the civic integration programme.

    Pre-requisites to follow this course

    • You have completed secondary education in your country of origin
    • You speak a Western European language

    Certificate

    You receive a certificate upon completion of the course, provided you have attended at least 80% of the classes and you have passed the last two lessons, the result of which will appear on your certificate.

    Final level: This course will take you from level B1 to level B2 (CEFR). After the advanced course, you continue with the very advanced course.

    Starting dates

    24 September 2024, 6 pm
    This course ends on 16 January 2025. Each session takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.
    Costs
    €1,127
    Discount
    10 to 100% for RU, Radboudumc and WUR staff, RU and WUR students and RU alumni. See ‘Costs and admission’ for conditions.
    VAT-free
    Yes
    Educational method
    On-site
    Main Language
    Dutch
    Number of sessions
    28
    Intake
    Yes
    Maximum number of participants
    18
    24 September 2024, 6 pm
    This course ends on 16 January 2025. Each session takes 1 hour and 45 minutes.
    Costs
    €1,127
    Discount
    10 to 100% for RU, Radboudumc and WUR staff, RU and WUR students and RU alumni. See ‘Costs and admission’ for conditions.
    VAT-free
    Yes
    Educational method
    Online
    Main Language
    Dutch
    Number of sessions
    28
    Intake
    Yes
    Maximum number of participants
    15

    Factsheet

    Type of education
    Course
    Level
    Advanced
    Result
    Certificate

    Contact information

    Do you have a question? Or would you like to discuss which course best suits your needs and starting level? Feel free to contact us. We are happy to help you out.

    Contact us

    024 - 361 21 59
    info [at] into.ru.nl (info[at]into[dot]ru[dot]nl)

    This course takes place from 24 September 2024 until 16 January 2025. You can choose from the following two options:

    Group A

    • Course day and time: Tuesday & Thursday from 6.00 - 7.45 pm 
    • Location: At our location in Nijmegen
    • Number of participants: min. 10 - max. 18

    Group B

    • Course day and time: Tuesday & Thursday from 6.00 - 7.45 pm 
      Location: Online via the Virtual Classroom and always involves guidance from a teacher 
      Number of participants: min. 10 - max. 15

    If a lesson is cancelled, it will be rescheduled in the week following the last lesson.

    Dutch is spoken as much as possible during classes. You should count on about six to eight hours of individual study per week.

    Exam dates

    The assessments will take place during the two final classes. Please note: you are only allowed to take the assessment if you have attended at least 80% of classes.

    What will you learn in this course?

    The advanced course will teach you Dutch up to B2 level. The classes focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing. Reading and writing skills are mostly practiced in the time allotted for self-study.

    Speaking

    You can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of topics related to your area of interest. You can take part in spontaneous conversations so normal exchanges with native speakers are reasonably possible. You can actively take part in discussions in familiar contexts and express your views.

    Listening

    You can understand longer speeches and lectures. You can follow complex reasoning on topics that are reasonably familiar to you. You can understand most news and current affairs programmes on television. You can understand most films in the standard dialect.

    Reading

    You can read articles and reports that deal with contemporary issues in which the writers adopt a particular perspective. You can understand modern literary prose.

    Writing

    You can write clear, detailed texts on a wide range of topics. You can write essays or reports, convey information and give reasons to support a particular perspective. You can write letters that explain the personal significance of an event or experience. 

    Course materials

    • Nederlands op Niveau (ISBN: 9789046904411)

    The course material can be purchased at Roelants bookstore. Course material is not included in the course fee.

    Costs

    • Standard fee: € 1,127,-
    • RU students : € 563,50 (50% discount)
    • RU staff Radboudumc: free of charge (provided that they meet the necessary conditions for Language Policy Courses)
    • RU and Radboudumc employees and alumni: € 1,014.30 (10% discount)
    • WUR employees and students: € 1,014.30 (10% discount)

    Intake assessment

    You can only register for this course after you have had an intake assessment.

    More information and plan your assessment

    If you want to get an idea of your level on your own, you can do this using our online level test.

    Registration

    Have you completed your intake assessment, and has the teacher advised you to take the day course ‘Dutch at advanced level (B1-B2)’? If so, you can register for this course.

    Register now

    This course starts every year in September and March. If you would like to take this course, but is it fully booked or your desired start date has not yet been listed, let us know that you would like to be kept informed, and we will let you know when you can sign up for new dates.