Dutch Advanced 1

Level: B2.1

Inmiddels spreek je een behoorlijk woordje Nederlands! Now it’s time to put the finishing touches to your Dutch skills. Once you’ve completed the Dutch Advanced 1 course, you’ll be able to speak with ease on a wide range of everyday topics and use the most important rules for spelling and punctuation. You will also learn about how applying for a job in the Netherlands works and you will learn about the Dutch education system. Four young professionals who live in Amsterdam will guide you through the course.

What is covered in Dutch Advanced 1?

  • Pronouncing tricky Dutch words and sounds
  • Keeping a conversation going smoothly and summarizing texts in your own words
  • Understanding more complex texts on such topics as the climate and the media
  • Using the most important rules for spelling and punctuation
  • Describing what you see in diagrams and tables in correct Dutch
  • Writing down your opinion and experiences in correct Dutch

Course level
The Dutch Advanced 1 course takes you to level B2.1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Upon completion of Dutch Advanced 1, you will receive a certificate that you can add to your LinkedIn profile.

Language settings
The language used to teach this course is Dutch.

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You can start one of our language courses at any time.The time allotted for the course starts at the moment you purchase a course. You can buy a 3-, 6-, or 12-month package.

If you would like to practice your speaking skills some more, you can purchase 5 or 10 conversation lessons lasting one hour to supplement your Dutch e-learning course. These private Dutch lessons are given by experienced UvA Talen language teachers. From level B1 onwards, the classes concentrate on conversation practice. You will learn to have fluent conversations. You can let us know what linguistic aspects and subjects you wish to focus on during the online private Dutch lessons. Our teachers are there to help you learn in accordance with your wishes. For more information, check out Online+Teacher or get in touch with us.

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3 months of online learning


6 months of online learning

6 months of online learning + 5 private lessons
6 months of online learning + 10 private lessons


12 months of online learning

12 months of online learning + 5 private lessons
12 months of online learning + 10 private lessons