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Dutch for Civic Integration level 5

Language
Dutch
Target group
Civic integration candidates
Start level
B1
Target level
B2.1
Course fee
€ 1150
Start courses
September, January, April
Language of instruction
Dutch/English
Enrolment
You can register for this course at the reception desk of the Academic Language Centre. Please bring with you as evidence of payment a recent letter from DUO (the Executive Education Agency) clearly indicating that you are entitled to a student loan.

Course description

The student's existing everyday vocabulary is further expanded. Knowledge of grammar is revised and expanded. Various linguistic skills are dealt with: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students practise giving presentations. Conversation and authentic texts are centered around various scientific and current topics. The student learns approximately 600 new words. Conversation skills are practised with the class as well as in groups and language lab equipment is used. Students are expected to prepare at home; preparation time is estimated at approximately 3 hours per session.

The pace is fast and students are expected to actively participate in and prepare for the lessons.

This course contains part of the preparation for the 'Kennis van de Nederlandse Maatschappij' exam.

Upon completing the course, participants will be able to have a conversation on a variety of current topics with relative ease. Participants will also be able to give a basic presentation. The course is concluded with a final test and a certificate (minimum attendance 80%).

Course material

  • Boer e.a., Nederlands op niveau (nieuwe editie), Uitgeverij Couthino. ISBN 9789046904411.
  • Loeffen e.a., Trefwoord 1, Nordhoff Uitgevers. ISBN 9789001140953.
  • Gathier, M., Welkom in Nederland (3e druk), Uitgeverij Couthino. ISBN 9789046904886.

The course material is included in the registration fee. Course participants will receive the course materials through the Academic Language Centre. Nederlands op niveau will also be used in Dutch 6 and the other two in Dutch 3 and 4, and will only be handed out once. 

Target group and admission requirements

This course is intended for adults with higher levels of education and is especially meant for Civic Integration applicants. The DUO-loan can be used to pay for the course.

For this course knowledge of the language is required. Those who have a certificate from the previous course can enrol directly. Others are required to check by means of an entrance exam if they have sufficient knowledge to take part. This is a computerised test which you can only do at the Language Centre. Please get in touch with us to make an appointment and we will make a reservation for you: 071 - 5272332 / talencentrum@hum.leidenuniv.nl

This is a fast-paced course. Students are expected to prepare each lesson and to actively participate in each class.

Timetable

There are classes 3 times per week for 3 hours.

Course code Course period Days Time
ndi5-sc 11 Jan.- 19 March Monday, Wednesday and Friday 13:15-16:00
ndi5-sd 11 Jan.- 19 March Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12:15-15:00

Other information

  • The maximum number of participants for this course is 14.
  • 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.

Online course

This is an online course. To be able to participate in this course, you are advised to use a headset with microphone. The following requirements also apply:

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