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Corporate Academy

Corporate Academy

Conversational Dutch up to A2

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Duration: 4 weeks.
Studyload: 16 contact hours, 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.


Course code Period Day Time Registration
51071* 15 June - 9 July Monday and Thursday 09:00-11:00

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51078* 4 - 27 August Tuesday and Thursday


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*This course will be taught as an online interactive group course via Blackboard Collaborate; our online classroom for the coming period! Read here what you can expect from an online interactive group course.
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Subject to price changes

Student Discount Full
UG students: € 0 UG PhDs' and postdocs not using the 30% tax facility: € 0 € 280
Other students: € 170 UG PhDs' and postdocs using the 30% tax facility: € 130
Other: € 260

Compensation 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.

Lesson Duration

A contact hour lasts 50 minutes (excluding break). Classes start on the hour.

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