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Language courses Dutch for non-native speakers General group courses

0 > A1 for UG staff

Duration: 13 weeks
Studyload: 24 contact hours and 30 hours of independent study.
Audience: University of Groningen staff. Participants speak little or no Dutch (CEFR level 0).

Dutch is the language of instruction right from the start of the first lesson. The language courses concentrate on communication, and that means that the Dutch learnt is actively practised during class. Themes that will be dealt with include introducing yourself, ordering something in a café or restaurant, making an appointment, making suggestions, buying something at the market, asking the way and visiting the doctor or bike shop.

Schedule and registration

View the schedule and registration in our course catalogue.

This course will be taught in person in the city centre of Groningen.


€ 495 excluding course material.

Group Size

There is a maximum of 12 participants.

Course Material

In this course, the first half of the book Nederlands in gang is covered. The course material is compulsory and will be purchased automatically when registering for this course. The book is handed out by the teacher during the first lesson.

  • Nederlands in gang
    B. de Boer, M. van der Kamp, B. Lijmbach
    ISBN: 9789046905609
    Price: € 42.95
  • Along with this book you will receive an individual code for a website offering complementary exercises, spoken text fragments, movies and songs. This code is linked to your e-mail address. You will need access to the website to be able to adequately participate in the course. If you purchase a book from someone else, you will not be able to use his or her personal code and thus will not have access to the website. However, the codes can be bought separately via the publisher Coutinho.
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