Beginners intensive


CEF from 0 to A2.

Study workload

The study workload is around 40 hours a week. This course is extremely intensive. You can not affort to miss any of the lessons!
Participating in this course demands self-discipline and commitment. At the end of the first week of the course your teacher will evaluate your course results and will decide whether you can continue the course or not.


The course duration is five weeks. The lessons take place four days a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. There is one lesson in the morning and one in the afternoon, for one hour. After each lesson there is a listening test for half an hour in the computer language laboratory.
Before the course starts there will be an introductory meeting. During the introductory meeting you will be told how to work with the "Delftse methode" and how to prepare for your lessons. It is not only advisable but also compulsory to come to this meeting! Students who did not show up at the introductory meeting will be deleted from the students list.


Nederlands voor Buitenlanders, tekstboek (het Groene Boek), 5th edition 2019.

Course fees and payment

The course fee is € 820,- excluding lesson material, this fee is valid until August 1st 2021. As informed this course will be offered as an online course at the moment, the costs for this online program are € 550,- (subject to price changes).
For more information about payment please, click here.

Intake procedure, schedule & registration

Answer a few questions in the Intake procedure to determine whether the course suits your current situation. If so, you can see the available dates and register online.

Due the Coronavirus measures all physical education at the TU Delft has been altered to online education. At this moment it is not yet clear when our courses can take place in their regular format again.

Online courses

Our courses starting in the coming months are being offered in an online course format: online conversation lessons for around 45 minutes in small groups of max. 9 persons twice a day for the intensive courses and twice a week for the less intensive courses. For more information you can contact our office.

Order the Green Book

Books can be ordered online or be purchased at your local bookshop.