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Dutch A2 - Dutch for Beginners 2


In this follow-up course participants extend their basic knowledge of Dutch, CEF-level A2.


Method used: We continue with Nederlands in gang

  • 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

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 36 contact hours, 18 two hour sessions, twice a week. Homework is expected to take approximately 2 hours per lesson.

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    For PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners) of the UT and ITC, who have completed the Dutch for Beginners Evening Course, or a similar basic course and whose current level of Dutch is approximately CEF-level A1.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 2,5 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €340
    Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number.
    Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number. 
    Partners of UT-employees: €340
    Non-UT participants: €440
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of Dutch as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language Centre:
    Nederlands in Gang, Boer de B, Kamp v.d. M, Lijmbach B., Coutinho 2017, 3e druk, ISBN 9789046905609.


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
UT Language Centre
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053-489 2040
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Dutch A2 - Dutch for Beginners 2
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The following courses are required before you start the selected course.
  • Dutch A1 - Dutch for Beginners 1

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*This course is fully booked, if you register now, you will be placed on the waiting list and you will be enrolled if a place becomes available.