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Dutch B1 - Intermediate


In this follow-up course participants extend their knowledge of Dutch to CEF-level B1.


  • Dutch grammar and conventions;
  • speaking about familiar topics;
  • expressing opinions, plans & wishes;
  • understanding general TV programmes;
  • writing personal letters and short texts; reading media articles.


Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of 52 contact hours, with 2 two-hour sessions per week. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours per lesson.

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    For UT & ITC PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners), who have completed the Follow Up 1 course or a similar course, and whose current level of Dutch is CEF-level A2.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 3.5 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: €500
    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: €500
    Non-UT participants: €650
    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 Actie, Boer de B, Kamp v.d. M, Lijmbach B., Coutinho 2012, 3e druk, ISBN 9789046902981.


    Pocketwoordenboek Nederlands als Tweede Taal (NT2), herziene editie 2017, Van Dale Uitgevers, ISBN 9789460773624.


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 

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Dutch B1 - Intermediate
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The following courses are required before you start the selected course.
  • Dutch A2 - Dutch for Beginners 2

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