|level 1 (Common European Framework of Reference A2)
This course provides you with a basic package of Dutch that will enable you to manage in simple, everyday situations. You will learn to introduce yourself and others, to order drinks in a café, to give directions. Through speaking, listening, reading and writing exercises, you acquire the elementary vocabulary and basic structures of Dutch.
|level 2 (Common European Framework of Reference A2+)
The course builds on the vocabulary and structures acquired in the beginners course. You perform slightly more complex speaking, listening, reading and writing assignments, but still mostly adapted to your abilities.
|level 3 (Common European Framework of Reference B1)
You continue to develop your language skills by communicating on various socio-cultural topics. The starting point of classes is always authentic material: newspaper articles, radio and television clips. You perfect your grammatical knowledge and expand your vocabulary through authentic speaking and writing assignments.
|level 4 (Common European Framework of Reference B1+)
In this level you will extend your vocabulary further and perfect your grammar. You will discuss everyday topics and complete written assignments independently.
For Dutch level 5 we distinguish between level 5 professional perspective and level 5 higher education perspective.
|level 5 (Common European Framework of Reference B2+)
Level 5 professional perspective is aimed at people who are already working or are intending to work in a Dutch language environment. In this course, we focus on Dutch used in a work setting, i.e. on conversation with colleagues, meetings, work telephone calls, emails...
This course is offered as a 45 hours semester course (15 weeks - 1 evening per week - at Campus Drie Eiken or Campus Middelheim).
|level 5 (Common European Framework of Reference B2/C1)
The course level 5 higher education perspective is aimed at Dutch language learners who want to continue their education at a University College or University. Academic Dutch is acquired via the manual Wijze Woorden. At the end of the course you will take the Inter-University Language Test of Dutch as a Foreign Language. You can find more information about this test on www.itna.be.
This course is a 90 hours intensive trimester course (10 weeks - 3 mornings or evenings per week - at the Stadscampus).
Level 5 higher education perspective can also be taken as an immersion course in July (90 hours) and in September (60 hours). Because of the intensity of the September course, you can only take part after obtaining an A, B or C at the level 4 examination.