Getting started with Dutch 2 (A2) for Students


Course code



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Course prices

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

Group size

Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants


Qualified teacher of Dutch 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), herziene editie 2017, Van Dale Uitgevers, ISBN 9789460773624


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.
Please note that you need to invest at least three hours of independent online self-study as a preparation to every lesson.
If you only would like to learn some basic Dutch, sign up for the course Dutch for Exchange students.


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 everyday 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 three hours per lesson. The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1,5 ECTS.


Admission is granted 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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  • November 2018
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