Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch Language and Culture: Topical Issues Aimed at EU Interpreters and Translators (Winter Edition)

when 11 January 2016 - 15 January 2016
duration 1 week
fee EUR 550

This intensive one-week course is especially designed for interpreters. The course focuses on topical issues such as culture, politics and health issues in Dutch society. The goal of the course is upgrading the interpreters’ passive knowledge of Dutch through lectures on topical issues, as well as improving their active command of the Dutch language (C level).


An average day consists of a lecture by a field expert and a Dutch language class, in which the participants will analyse various recordings and read and discuss articles on topical issues.

After successful completion of the course interpreters receive 25 PE points.

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target group

Interpreters who have reached C1 level (CEFR). You are required to take a placement test developed by Babel.

The placement test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you.

Course aim

The purpose of this course is to expand interpreters' active and passive knowledge of the Dutch language.

Credits info

+ certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 550: Course + Course materials

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