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Dutch SPOC 1B

Start level
Target level
Start courses
September, February
Language of instruction
exclusively for international students of Leiden University who succesfully followed the free online course Dutch & More

September: Hybrid course / Online course

In September the course Dutch 1B SPOC is offered as a hybrid course in Leiden and as an online course.

In the hybrid course, the teacher and some students are present in the classroom; the other students attend the lessons online.
When registering for this hybrid course (via Timetable & Registration) please select either 'Basiscursus Nederlands 1B SPOC HYBRIDE KLASSIKAAL' or 'Basiscursus Nederlands 1B SPOC HYBRIDE ONLINE'.

When registering for the online course (via Timetable & Registration) please select 'Basiscursus Nederlands 1B SPOC ONLINE'.
To be able to participate in the course online, you are advised to use a headset with microphone. To check that everything is working properly, please use: Quick Tech Check

Course description

This Dutch 1B is a follow up course to the online course 'Dutch & More'. The course is a beginners' course of Dutch as a second language (NT2) for participants who wish to follow a non-intensive course. This course covers the second half of a regular Dutch 1 course.

All the basic language skills will be dealt with: speaking, listening, writing and reading. During the course you will acquire basic Dutch grammar and vocabulary. Reading texts and topics of conversation will be centred around everyday situations, giving you the opportunity to become familiar with both informal and formal language use.


Course material

  • Boer e.a., Nederlands in gang, H4 t/m H9, Uitgeverij Coutinho. ISBN 9789046905609.

The course material is not included in the registration fee. Course participants are required to purchase course materials themselves.

Target group and admission requirements

This course is offered at a discount for students of Leiden University who have succesfully completed the spoc and who have a score of at least 60 percent in the final test.

Other information

  • The holiday periods can be found in the Academic Language Centre's academic calendar.
  • If classes are cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added at the end of the courses. Please take into account that courses may end later than scheduled.
  • The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
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