Dutch for Civic Integration level 2


Practical Information

Number of lessons 26
Registration fee € 1095
Entry level A1.2
Target level A2.2
Language of instruction Dutch and English

- If you have passed the final test of your current course you will receive a personal message with a link to the online enrolment in the week of 18 December.

- Participants who move on to the next level have priority above others.
- New participants can contact the Language Centre to enquire about the number of places available.


course code course period days time
ndi2-pd 15 January - 22 March Monday+Tuesday+Thursday 9:15-12:00
ndi2-pe 15 January - 22 March Monday+Tuesday+Thursday 12:15-15:00


Course Description

This course focuses on basic vocabulary and grammar. However, students are expected to know elementary words and rules of grammar. Various linguistic skills are dealt with in this course: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Texts and topics of conversation focus upon everyday language use. The student learns approximately 600 words. Conversation skills are practised with the class, as well as in groups, and language lab equipment is used. Furthermore, the tutor deals with texts and grammatical topics. Students are expected to prepare at home; preparation time is estimated to be approximately 3 hours per session.

Upon completing the course, participants will be able to hold a basic conversation on everyday subjects, such as where they live, family matters, going out, studies, work, medical topics. Participants will also be able to understand basic texts and conversations.

Course Material

Title Nederlands in gang (second half of the book)
Author(s) Berna de Boer, Margaret van der Kamp, Birgit Lijmbach
Publisher Coutinho
ISBN 9789046902257
The course material is included in the registration fee. The Academic Language Centre will hand out the books for this course to the participants only once.

Target Group and Admission Requirements

This course is intended for adults with higher levels of education and is especially meant for Civic Integration applicants. The DUO-loan can be used to pay for the course.
For this course knowledge of the language is required. Those who have a certificate from the previous course can enrol directly. Others are required to check by means of an entrance exam if they have sufficient knowledge to take part. This is a computerised test which you can only do at the Language Centre. Please get in touch with us to make an appointment and we will make a reservation for you: 071 - 5272332 / talencentrum@hum.leidenuniv.nl
This is a fast-paced course. Students are expected to prepare each lesson and to actively participate in each class.

Further Information

Last Modified: 14-12-2017