The new online Introduction to Dutch course by the University of Groningen Language Centre is unbelievably popular. More than 30,000 participants from all over the world have signed up. ‘International students who can already speak a bit of Dutch and feel at home are more likely to stay in the Netherlands. That’s a good thing for Groningen and for the country’, says teacher Birgit Lijmbach. The three-week course starts on 2 March.
Each episode of the weekly online video magazine Unifocus includes an item related to the University of Groningen, in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
More information: 30,000 participants Introduction to Dutch MOOC
PhD candidates Raoul Buurke, Hedwig Sekeres, and Lourens Visser from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen have developed a board game: Streektaalstrijd.
In language education, do not limit yourself to just Dutch and English; instead, embrace multilingualism. That is the core message of multilingualism professor of Second Language Acquisition, Prof Marije Michel.
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