Groepscursus Nederlands in ene leslokaal
Groepscursus Nederlands in ene leslokaal

Evening course Dutch for beginners I (0-A1)

This course for beginners give you a solid foundation in the Dutch language. This course is the first in a series that prepare you for the Staatsexamen NT2 (state exam in Dutch as a second language), programme II.

    General

    Do you want to learn Dutch and are you looking for a Dutch evening course? This course teaches you how to converse and correspond in Dutch. Attention is also given to Dutch habits and customs.

    What will the course bring you?

    The main objective of these courses is to learn to communicate in Dutch. All skills are developed: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. To this end, attention is given to such matters as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Reading and writing skills are mostly practiced in the time allotted for self-study. Courses are conducted in Dutch.

    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

    Final level: Dutch at beginner level: A1 (CEFR). After the beginners course, you continue with the evening course: Dutch at beginner level (A1-A2).

    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.

    Starting dates

    23 September 2024, 4 pm
    This course ends on 15 January 2025. Each session takes 1.5 hours.
    Costs
    €882
    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
    23 September 2024, 4 pm
    This course ends on 15 January 2025. Each session takes 1.5 hours.
    Costs
    €882
    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
    Beginner
    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 23 September 2024 until 15 January 2025. You can choose from the following two options:

    Group A

    • Course day and time: Monday & Wednesday from 4.00 - 5.30 pm 
    • Location: At our location in Nijmegen
    • Number of participants: min. 10 - max. 18

    Group B

    • Course day and time: Monday & Wednesday from 4.00 - 5.30 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?

    This class focuses on the different skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing.

    Reading

    You can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, such as in announcements, catalogues and on posters.

    Listening

    You can understand familiar words and basic phrases concerning yourself, your family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.

    Speaking

    You can participate in simple conversations when your interlocutor is willing to repeat or rephrase things slower and helps you formulate what you are trying to say. You can ask and answer simple questions that talk about topics that you are very familiar with.

    Writing

    You can write a short, simple postcard to give greetings from, for example. You can fill in personal details on forms, such as your name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form.

    Course material

    • Contact! - nieuw 1 Text book (ISBN: 9789462939608)
    • Contact! - nieuw 1 Exercise Book (ISBN: 9789462939615)

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

    Costs

    • Standard fee: € 882,-
    • RU students : € 441 (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: € 793,80 (10% discount)
    • WUR employees and students: € 793,80 (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 course ‘Dutch at beginner level I (0-A1)’? 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.