Dutch Language Level 2 (A1- → A1+) mid August

Course code
Course fee (no housing)

Please note: Babel provides this courses in an online setting. Babel is already offering online language courses, using proven methods.

Do you already understand a bit of Dutch, but you are really still a beginner? Then this Dutch Language course Level 2 suits your level well. In this course, our trainers help you to make your first sentences using the past tense, so that you can talk about last weekend. This A1+ course is designed for beginners with some prior knowledge of Dutch.

In a pleasant and supportive learning environment, using a wide variety of interactive exercises, we’ll work on your Dutch language skills, grammar and vocabulary. You’ll make your first sentences using the past tense and learn more about travel and leisure in the Netherlands.
The course will help you:

  • build elementary vocabulary; 
  • improve your grammar (word order, past perfect, comparative, pronouns);
  • develop your speaking skills (pronunciation, responding, conversations);
  • train your writing skills (spelling, emails, simple texts);
  • improve your comprehension of spoken Dutch;
  • improve your comprehension of written Dutch.

Virtual Classroom
Due to corona, we will teach this course in the virtual classroom. Via the virtual classroom you attend language classes from a distance, together with your fellow students. You are in close contact with your trainer, you can ask questions, share information and chat with fellow students. Watch this video and take a tour through the virtual classroom with one of our teachers!


Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target audience

This course corresponds with level A1+, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), and is suitable for learners who have reached CEFR level A1-.

A Dutch language proficiency test, consisting of multiple choice questions and writing assignments, must be completed in advance to determine your level. A teacher will assess your language skills, leading to a personal advice about the most appropriate Dutch course. Please keep in mind it can take up to 3 working days to assess your level.

Course aim

This course aims to improve your Dutch language skills up to CEFR level A1+. At the end of the course you can: 

  • understand and use commonly used expressions and basic phrases;
  • request and exchange information for simple and routine matters;
  • have simple conversations, provided the other person talks slowly and clearly.

Study load

Contact hours: 27 
Hours of self-study at the institute: 12 
Homework: 11
Total study load: 50 hours


Course fee:
Course + course materials

More information

Babel Language Institute | Dutch courses Utrecht | T: +31 (0)30 227 0008 | E: info@babel.nl

Recommended combinations
Dutch Language Level 1 (A0 → A1-) early August


Application deadline: 06 August 2020

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