Dutch for speakers of other languages level 6 (day)

Schedule

First semester Register

Second semester Register

Summer Register

(1) OT: date of placement test

(2) Where? In the "Where?" column you will find the name of the room or auditorium where the course takes place. You will find detailed info in the "Where to find us?" section.

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Content information

Starting level: B2 (CEF)

Objective: see "Content"

Content:
The course Dutch for speakers of other languages 6 comprises a conversation and a writing module for advanced learners.

In this course you learn how to express yourself fluently and spontaneously without any preparation and without much obvious searching for expressions.

You can understand more difficult and longer texts, like those you will encounter during your studies. You can also recognize implicit meaning.

You can use Dutch flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.

Specific tasks with recent and universal topics focus on different aspects of oral skills: pronunciation, fluency, accuracy, register, idioms,… The oral exercises require a preparation before each session (reading a journal, watching the news, gathering information,…) and an assimilation task afterwards.

Placement test: Yes

Administrative data

Course abbreviation: NVA6dag

Programme: NVA

Course fees

Price category: A

Useful info

Special information:
To register for level 6, you need to prove a B2 level. Students who receive a high score on the general proficiency test, have to take the ITNA test. The result B2 on the ITNA remains valid for two years for registration in level 6.

Course book: UCT course book. You will receive this book from your language teacher in class.

Recommended books:

  • Fonteyn A.M., Pescher-Termeer A. (1998): Nederlandse Grammatica voor Anderstaligen - Utrecht: NCB
  • Van Dale Basiswoordenboek, Utrecht: Van Dale
  • Van Dale Beeldwoordenboek, Utrecht: Van Dale
  • Van Dale Pocketwoordenboek Nederlands als tweede taal, Utrecht: Van Dale
  • Van Dale Zakenbrieven, Utrecht: Van Dale
  • Van de Toorn-Schutte J. (2004): Eenvoudige Basisgrammatica NT2 - Amsterdam: Boom

Recommended books extra information: If you buy one or more of these books at Standaard Boekhandel, Kouter 31, 9000 Gent you receive a discount of 10% on the official price. Just mention that you are a UCT student.

Summary

CEF: C1

Number of tuition hours: 40 + 20 hours supervised self-study

Period: summer

Nr. of hours per week: 5 x 3

Course book available at: UCT

For who?: All