Getting started with Dutch 2


Course code



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Course prices

UT bachelor and master’s students: €25 (registration fee), payable at registration. Course materials are included.

Group size

Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants


Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

Course materials

Provided by the TCP Language Centre.

Start.nl 2, Katja Verbruggen en Welmoed Hoogvorst, Coutinho 2014, 1e druk, ISBN 9789046903797


Pocketwoordenboek Nederlands als Tweede Taal (NT2), tweede oplage 2009, Van Dale Uitgevers, ISBN 978 90 6648 8564


Primarily international students in English taught programmes with a basic knowledge of Dutch, acquired in Getting Started with Dutch I or a similar course and whose current level is approx. A1.


In this advanced beginners course participants extend their basic knowledge of Dutch, reaching CEF-level A2.


  • Dutch grammar and conventions
  • Extended basic vocabulary
  • Speaking and writing about every day situations and personal life
  • Understanding and being able to produce short messages and announcements
  • Writing short and simple letters, invitations, etc., give personal information
  • Reading for the main points in short texts


The course consists of group tuition. Each lesson includes a variety of practical and interactive learning activities, covering all skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.


Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of nine lessons of two hours each, with one session per week. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours per lesson. The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.


Admission takes place on the basis of certificates obtained from earlier language courses, or an intake exam which can be found in the following link: NT2 Intake exam

Further Information
TCP LanguageCentre
Support Office
053-489 2040

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  • March 2018
    • Mon 5 March1 option(s)
    • Tue 6 March2 option(s)
  • April 2018
    • Tue 24 April2 option(s)

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