Dutch A2.1 (pre-intermediate 1)

Nederlands - Language & Training Centre


This course is a continuation of the course Dutch A1. During this course you will continue with the previously learned topics of the Dutch language.

Key Facts & Figures

8 weeks
Instruction language
Dutch and English

Start dates

A2.1 Course Dutch | 24 April - 16 June | 8 weeks x 3 hours | 17.30 - 20.30

1TuesdaysOnlineTuesday 20 June 2023
2TuesdaysCampusTuesday 20 June 2023
3WednesdaysOnlineWednesday 21 June 2023
WednesdaysOnlineWednesday 21 June 2023


A Dutch A2.1 course consists of eight weekly sessions of 3 hours each. One course level will have been covered by the end of this course.

What will you learn?

This course is a continuation of the course Dutch A1. During this course you will continue with the previously learned topics of the Dutch language, with emphasis on reading, speaking, listening and writing skills in an everyday context. Topics that are covered include:

  • real estate agent; family doctor, bicycle repair; birthdays;
  • grammar;
  • vocabulary;
  • the Dutch culture.

By the end of the course, you will have a small vocabulary to be able to communicate orally and in writing about personal topics and in common and everyday situations. The final level of the course is A2.1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Good to know

  • The Language & Training Centre offers Dutch courses, three times a year (October-December / January-March / April-June).
  • This course is available for participants with an academic background (hbo/university).
  • English is the language of support during classes. However, the language of instruction is Dutch and will be commonly used.
  • The course material costs approximately € 43, - and is not included in the course fee.
    You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.
  • Our groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 10, the maximum is 16. 
    Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum number of participants is not reached.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable. Please note that the last class consists of an oral test and a listening test. To pass the course, you should be present on that particular day.
  • A final written exam is part of this course in which your reading and writing skills will be tested. Dyslectic students can get extra time to complete the written test. To arrange this, you need to contact the LTC via email. You will also have to send a copy of your official statement of special needs.
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a ‘pass’ for all four skills.
  • Read our requirements and general terms and conditions carefully before registering.


E-mail: ltc@eur.nl
Telefoon: 010 4081997
Website: Language & Training Centre

Facts & Figures


Rate 1: Student & employees: € 299,- 
Rate 2: Others: € 399,- 

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Not applicable
Application deadline
Wednesday 12 Apr 2023
8 weeks
Offered by
Language & Training Centre
Language and Culture
Course type
Instruction language
Dutch and English
Campus Woudestein



You need to apply and pay for the Dutch A2.1 course via our web shop

To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at A1.
As proof of this entrance level we accept the following:

  • the A2.1 advice of an LTC intake or assessment (less than 12 months old);
  • the LTC certificate of the A1 course (less than 12 months old);
  • If you are currently participating in the Dutch A1 course of the LTC, you are allowed to register for an A2.1 course. Passing for your final exam and thus completing the course with a 5.5 or higher is necessary to actually start the following level.  

Only if the course will be paid for by your employer and the payment needs be done via invoice, we ask you to contact us upfront via email to make the necessary arrangements. Explanation about the payment procedure for EUR staff can be found here. If it's not possible for you to join this period, please click on this link to get an email about dates for the next period.

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