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Corporate Academy

Corporate Academy

Conversational Dutch up to A2

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Duration: 4 weeks.
Studyload: 16 hours of classwork, approximately 8 hours of homework.
Audience: Those who have taken a level A2 course at the Language Centre or have reached a comparable level of proficiency (CEFR level A2). People who have not followed the Language Centre level A2 course must first come to an office hour to discuss with a teacher whether this course is suitable for them.

Course Description

This course is specifically aimed at those who would like some more speaking practice before moving on to a higher level, or whose oral skills are currently insufficient.

The course will focus on conversational skills. Various topics will be discussed using different working methods. This is not a grammar course. The emphasis will lie on learning to speak more fluently. However, speaking exercises with a grammar component may be included in the course.

Your Level > Office Hour

If you want to register for a course at this level and you have not followed a course with the Language Centre before, you must visit the office hour. You can only register for this course if you have been given the matching advice.


Period Day Time Registration
7 - 30 January 2020 Tuesday and Thursday 18:00-20:00 register online
12 February - 13 March 2020 Wednesday and Friday 09:00-11:00 Online registration will open Wednesday 11 December at 14:00.
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Student Discount Full
€ 170 € 260 € 280

Allowance for UG students and staff

The University of Groningen partly or wholly pays for conversational courses up to B1 for international students, PhDs' and postdocs. Read if this applies to you here. Please note that this group needs to follow a different registration procedure.

Group size

A maximum of 16 students.

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