Netherlands, Utrecht

Dutch level 4 (July)

when 4 July 2016 - 29 July 2016
language English
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 1490

Dutch is a Germanic language that is spoken by approximately 23 million people world-wide. Most of these live in the Netherlands and in Belgium, but Dutch is also spoken in Suriname and on the Dutch Antilles. During this intermediate course, the following themes will be covered: education, work, society, talking about emotions, climate, geography, communication, having a phone call, living area, complaining, discussing, describing objects, actions and people, talking about politics, art, and the environment.

Course activities include:
- speaking fluently
- discussions
- oral and written summaries
- grammar exercises
- letter writing

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target group

People who have reached A2 level (CEFR). You are required to do a placement test developed by Babel. This 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.

Please note that it can take up to 5 working days until your language level is assessed. Click here to download the test. Please indicate in which Summer School course you plan to take part.

Course aim

The course aim is to reach level B1 (CEF). Participants can understand the most important aspects of clear standard texts on subjects that they frequently come across at work, at school or during their leisure time. They can deal with most situations that can arise while travelling in areas where Dutch is spoken. They can produce simple texts on subjects that are familiar or that are of interest to them. They can describe experiences and occurrences, dreams, expectations and ambitions, and they can briefly explain their opinions and intentions.

Fee info

EUR 1490: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 840: Course + course materials

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