Beginners intensive

Level

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.

Lessons

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.

Material

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

Course fees and payment

The course fee for the regular course program is € 820,- excluding lesson material. This fee is valid until August 1st 2022. From September onwards, we will provisionally offer this course in
both an online format and a face-to-face course. For the courses starting from September 29th, 2021 onwards the regular course fee applies for both the on campus as well as the online group. The prices as mentioned are subject to change.

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 still is limited. This Academic year we however try to start more and more groups with lessons on campus.

COVID-19 measures

From September onwards we will offer two options for the beginners course: a group with face-to-face lessons on campus in Delft and a group with lessons online (online conversation lessons of around 45 minutes twice a day in small groups of max. 9 participants). Upon registration, you can directly apply for the group of your preference: lessons on campus or online. The group with on-campus lessons is subject to any change in the Covid-19 measures.

The final exams for all courses will take place on campus again. If you cannot sit the final test at the TU Delft campus in Delft, we offer the possibility to take the exam online. The costs for the online exam are €30,-.

For more information you can contact our office

COVID-19 measures

From September onwards we will offer more and more courses in two formats: groups with lessons at the Delft campus and groups with online lessons (twice a day online conversation lessons of about 45 minutes in small groups of max. 9 people). The groups with lessons on campus are, of course, subject to changes in Corona measures. Because we want to ensure the safety and health of our teachers and students, we will slowly expand the face-to-face courses. At available course dates you can see the courses that are offered online and on campus.

The final exams for all courses will take place on campus again from September onwards. If you cannot sit the final test at the TU Delft campus in Delft, we offer the possibility to take the exam online. The costs for the online exam are €30,-. For more information you can contact our office.

Order the Green Book

Books can be ordered online or be purchased at your local bookshop. From August 12th 2021 onwards you can also buy our course books on the campus at the Academic bookshop DA-SH. The shop is located in the Faculty of Industrial Design at Landbergstraat 15 in Delft.