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Pronunciation tailor-made course

The Dutch language has many different sounds and it can be a challenge to pronounce them all correctly. Do certain sounds in Dutch remain difficult and would you like to improve your pronunciation? Our speech therapists are happy to help you! In this tailor-made training course at the University of Groningen Language Centre, we put together a customized course so that we can effectively and purposefully improve your intelligibility in six lessons. 

At the Language Centre, we offer various tailor-made training courses, which we offer one-to-one, in small groups, and to entire organizations. After a no-obligation intake interview, we provide a targeted course design. We develop the training course in consultation with you based on our many possibilities and expertise. 

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for participants with a pre-intermediate level of Dutch at CEFR level A2. The course is also accessible to anyone with a higher level.

  • Our speech support is related to teaching and therefore isn't covered by health insurance policies.
  • You can use the DUO loan to pay for the training to prepare for the State Examination in Dutch as a Second Language (level B2) or Staatsexamen NT2 .

What will you learn in this course?

  • Sound formation
  • Intonation
  • Pronunciation
  • Intelligibility
  • Rate of speech

How many hours of independent study are required?

Brief and frequent training is essential for success. During this course, we tailor the exercises to your personal learning goals. We work with texts and speaking situations that correspond with your daily life or work situation. This allows you to benefit directly from the training sessions.  

What will you be able to do after the course?

  • Speak more intelligibly
  • Depending on your personal goals:
    • pronounce difficult sounds
    • use the right word and phrase accents
    • speak with a Dutch melody
    • adapt your speaking rate

Course material

There is no book requested for this course. Course material will be provided during the lessons.


Discount rate
Full rate
€ 410
€ 440

These are the rates for the basic pronunciation training modules. The training can obviously be broadened based on your personal goals. 

Plan a consultation

This is a tailor-made training course that will be developed in consultation with you. During an intake interview, which is free of charge and non-binding, we will discuss the options that fit you best. The intake interview is by appointment only and will be held using Google Meet. 

After receiving the right advice for this training course during the consultation, you can sign up through this page.

Last modified:24 May 2024 10.00 a.m.
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