Groepscursus Nederlands in ene leslokaal
Groepscursus Nederlands in ene leslokaal

Evening course Dutch for very advanced students (B2-C1)

Do you want to improve your Dutch and are you looking for a Dutch evening course? This course for very advanced students is intended for anyone who speaks Dutch at B2 level and would like to get to C1 level. The focus of this course is on communication, but attention is also given to Dutch habits and customs.

    General

    Target group

    Highly-educated foreigners who want to learn Dutch in twelve to eighteen months.

    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 B2 to level C1 (CEFR). After this course you continue with the Dutch course at very advanced plus level (C1+).

    Starting dates

    24 September 2024, 6 pm
    This course ends on 16 January 2025. Each session takes one 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 one 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
    Very 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 lean in this course?

    This class focuses on the different skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing. Reading and writing skills are mostly practiced in the time allotted for self-study.

    Listening

    You can follow conversations on abstract, complex topics. You can follow conversations on everyday topics, even when speakers deviate from standard language. You can follow radio, TV programmes and films, even when speakers use informal and idiomatic language. You can understand longer speeches, even if they are not well structured. You can understand announcements when the speech is unclear.

    Reading

    You can understand all forms of correspondence; this may involve using a dictionary. You can understand long and complex texts in detail if you are allowed to reread difficult passages. You can process larger amounts of information and extract the information relevant to you. You can read non-fiction texts with ease.

    Speaking

    Conversations

    You can use language flexibly and effectively in a wide variety of social situations, and you can express emotions and use humorous language. You can understand complex interactions between speakers and participate in group discussions with ease, even when dealing with abstract, complex or unfamiliar topics. You can put forward your point of view in a convincing manner in both informal and formal contexts and respond fluently and appropriately to questions and comments. You can participate in various kinds of meetings and play various roles in them (chair, participant, taking minutes). You can make phone calls in less predictable circumstances.

    Speaking

    You can provide clear and detailed descriptions and explanations on a variety of complex topics. You can deliver clear and well-constructed presentations on complex topics, responding to interruptions almost effortlessly. You can give extensive report on experiences and events, addressing sub-themes and finishing with an appropriate conclusion.

    Writing

    You can express yourself in personal emails and letters clearly. You can produce well-structured summaries of complex texts. You can write comprehensive, persuasive and structured arguments. You can correspond with other students or colleagues on substantive topics. You can write complex and well-structured business letters.

    Course materials

    • Nederlands naar perfectie (ISBN: 9789046904527)

    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 beginner level I (A0-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.