NT2 module A1

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From level A0 to A1


For people who have never learned Dutch before, the language may seem totally incomprehensible. It doesn’t have to stay like that, though! In this module you will start from scratch and very quickly you should be able to understand some simple written and spoken language and be able to communicate a little bit in Dutch.


Reach CEF level A1 for Dutch reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.


Lessons are structured in a way to encourage students to communicate in Dutch. The largest part of the classroom time is used for practising new material in various ways. Of course, there is also time for questions and explanations of grammar and vocabulary.


Students study a unit from the textbook each week. The last week of the module is allocated for revision and a test. The language of instruction is English and Dutch.


  1. Leeuw, E. de, Roël, P., Cornax, A., Contact! Nederlands voor anderstaligen, tekstboek.
    Intertaal, 2014. ISBN 978 94 6030 1346
  2. Leeuw, E. de, Roël, P., Cornax, A., Contact! Nederlands voor anderstaligen, werkboek.
    Intertaal, 2014. ISBN 978 94 6030 1353

Please note: books are included in the course fee.

Group size

Minimum: 10 students.

Entry requirements

Diploma of higher secondary education and English skills at least CEF level B1.
Please note that eligibility is subject to approval by the Dutch co-ordinator. A conversation in English about your motivation will be part of the entry requirements.

Practical information

  • Location: Eindhoven and Tilburg
  • Day of class: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (subject to changes)
  • Course fee: €1.170,-
  • Duration: 7 weeks


Next course will start 27 August. Registration is not possible yet.

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