Twelve week Advanced Course
The advanced course is meant for students who are able to use Dutch (more or less) fluently in every-day life and want to master the language on a professional level. In this twelve week course, students independently consolidate their knowledge of Dutch grammar. In class, students develop their writing and speaking skills discussing articles from Dutch quality newspapers on a wide range of topics in oral and written assignments. Throughout the course, students are asked to actively use the Dutch language allowing them to expand their vocabulary and fluency and allowing the teacher to watch their development closely and give them individual feedback. After the advanced course, students will have become independent speakers of Dutch, who are ready to express themselves fluently and correctly on any subject in both a social and professional context.
Like all our courses, the advanced course is highly interactive and focuses on communication. Students prepare for every class by covering one chapter from the book, summarizing a newspaper article and preparing a short essay and a presentation. In class, the students will look at some of the essays in detail and concentrate on presentations and class discussion. There is a lot of room for the students’ own input, allowing the teacher to focus on each student’s individual needs and interests. Dutch is spoken throughout the course.
At Direct Dutch, we believe that it is impossible to separate a language from its cultural context. There is an important role for Dutch culture throughout our courses. The advanced course exclusively works with authentic Dutch material.
This course requires an intermediate knowledge of Dutch (B1 level CEFR). Click here to test your grammatical knowledge of Dutch. After you finished the online test, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment with Petra Hisgen, Director of Studies, to assess your current level of Dutch in a free oral test. Appointments can be made on Monday to Thursday between 12:00 – 13:00 hrs and 17:00 – 18:00 hrs.
Test NT2 Programme II level B2
In the 10th lesson of the course students will take home the reading exam of the NT2 Programme II exam to prepare as homework. In the 11th lesson they’ll take home the writing exam of the NT2 Programme II exam. In the last lesson students will take the listening exam in class. As an additional service, Direct Dutch gives students the opportunity to make an appointment with the teacher for the oral exam (free of charge).
You will receive a Direct Dutch certificate, stating whether you reached B2 level. We recommend students, who want to take part in the official NT2 State exam II to continue with the NT2-II Course, which focuses on the specific skills needed for the exam, Click here to read more about this exam and here to subscribe for the exam right away.
Choose your preferred date & time to enrol.
After you completed the enrolment form you will hear back from us by email. If you don’t receive an email within two working days, please send an email to email@example.com.
|09 Jan - 10 Apr 2018||18.30 to 20.30 hrs||Evening||Tuesday|
|15 Feb - 17 May 2018||18.30 to 20.30 hrs||Evening||Thursday|
|24 Apr - 24 Jul 2018||18.30 to 20.30 hrs||Evening||Tuesday|
|31 May - 30 Aug 2018||18.30 to 20.30 hrs||Evening||Thursday|
|11 Sep - 04 Dec 2018||18.30 to 20.30 hrs||Evening||Tuesday|
|18 Oct 2018 - 31 Jan 2019||18.30 to 20.30 hrs||Evening||Thursday|