Two weeks Intensive intermediate course
The intensive intermediate course is meant for students who master the basics of Dutch and want to take it to the next level. In this two week course, students consolidate their knowledge of Dutch grammar and extensively practice and develop both their oral and written language skills. 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 intensive intermediate course, students will be well prepared for the NT2 I state exam. Yet, more importantly, they will have become independent speakers of Dutch, who are ready to express themselves on any subject in both a social and professional context.
Like all our courses, the intermediate course is highly interactive and focuses on communication. Students prepare for every class by covering a chapter from the book and preparing a short essay and a five minute presentation independently. In the afternoon classes, time will be divided between oral revision of the homework, presentations and class discussions. There is great focus on the students’ own input, allowing room to concentrate 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 intermediate course works with authentic Dutch material as much as possible.
This course requires an elementary knowledge of Dutch (A2 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, our Director of Studies, to assess your current level of Dutch in an 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 I level B1
In the last week of the course students will take home the reading exam (Wednesday) and the writing exam (Thursday) of the NT2 Programme I exam to prepare as homework. The last day of the course 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 B1 level. After the intermediate course, students are well prepared to take the official NT2 State Exam Programme I. 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.
|22 Jan - 02 Feb 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|
|19 Mar - 30 Mar 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|
|23 Apr - 04 May 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|
|09 Jul - 20 Jul 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|
|06 Aug - 17 Aug 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|
|01 Oct - 12 Oct 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|
|29 Oct - 09 Nov 2018||13:30 - 16:45 hrs||Mon. to Frid.|