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Company intermediate

(A2 – B1 CEFR) Your employees consolidate their knowledge of Dutch grammar and extensively develop both their oral and written language skills.

Level: A2 – B1 CEFR
Group size: Maximum of 8 students
Duration: Private Course ( 1 students)
18 hours of instruction

Group Course ( 2-8 students)
24 hours of instruction
Homework: 60 hours
Course material:

The Intermediate course deals with the Direct Dutch Intermediate course book, including:

  • Grammar exercises consolidating the basics of Dutch grammar.
  • Texts and stories, building up a vocabulary of about 2000 words.
  • A reference grammar.
  • A pronunciation section.
  • Answers to all exercises.
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Company intermediate

Company Intermediate ( A2 – B1 CEFR)

The intermediate course is meant for students who master the basics of Dutch and want to take it to the next level. In this course, your employees 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 intermediate course, your employees 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.

Method

Like all our courses, the intermediate course is highly interactive and focuses on communication. Your employees prepare for every class by covering one chapter from the book and preparing a short essay and a five minute presentation independently. In class, the time will divided between oral revision of the homework, presentations and class discussions. There is great focus on the students’ own input, allowing room to focus on each student’s individual needs and interests. Dutch is spoken throughout the course.

Culture

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, which will be adapted to the interests and needs of your employees.

Prerequisites

This course requires an elementary knowledge of Dutch (A2 level CEFR). Before starting the course, Direct Dutch will assess your employees’ current level of Dutch in a free oral test.

Examination

At the end of the course, there will be written test assessing your level of Dutch. Upon handing in this test, your employees will receive a Direct Dutch certificate, stating whether you reached B1 level.

After the intermediate course, your employees are also well prepared to take the official NT2 State Exam Programme I. Click here to read more about this exam.

Are you interested in our company courses? Please contact Zsuzsa Alsemgeest-Jonas, email: zsuzsa@directdutch.com, telephone: 070-3654677