Dutch Language Level 7 (B2+ → C1)

Course code
Course fee (no housing)

Please note: Babel provides this courses in an online setting. Babel is already offering online language courses, using proven methods.

Are you ready to bring your already advanced level of Dutch to an even higher level? This advanced course in Dutch offers you the opportunity to further improve your Dutch language skills. We’ll use a variety of engaging exercises to expand your vocabulary and grammar, and to train your language skills.

This course is ideal for learners who – after having passed the NT2 State Exam programme II and having completed Dutch Language Level 6 – would like to perfect their Dutch. At the end of the course you’ll be a highly competent speaker, acquainted with the subtleties of Dutch culture and language.
The course will help you:

  • perfect your pronunciation;
  • improve your presenting skills;
  • feel more confident in discussions;
  • become better at writing in Dutch;
  • build advanced vocabulary;
  • further improve your grammar.

Virtual Classroom

Due to corona, we will teach this course in the virtual classroom. Via the virtual classroom you attend language classes from a distance, together with your fellow students. You are in close contact with your trainer, you can ask questions, share information and chat with fellow students. Watch this video and take a tour through the virtual classroom with one of our teachers!

Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target audience

This course corresponds with level C1, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR), and is suitable for learners who have reached CEFR level B2+. 

A Dutch language proficiency test, consisting of multiple choice questions and writing assignments, must be completed in advance to determine your level. A teacher will assess your language skills, leading to a personal advice about the most appropriate Dutch course. Please keep in mind it can take up to 3 working days to assess your level.

Course aim

The course aims to help you express yourself more fluently and spontaneously, and to comprehend the subtle nuances in written and spoken Dutch at C1 level. After completing this course you’ll be able to:

  • understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts;
  • use more creative vocabulary and grammar;
  • express ideas without effort;
  • adapt your vocabulary, tone and syntax to formal (professional, academic) and informal (social) situations.

Study load

Contact hours: 27 
Hours of self-study at the institute: 23
Total study load: 50 hours


Course fee:
Course + course materials

More information

Babel Language Institute | Dutch courses Utrecht | T: +31 (0)30 227 0008 | E: info@babel.nl

Recommended combinations
Dutch Language Level 6 (B2 → B2+)
Dutch Language Level 8 (C1 → C1+)


Application deadline: 05 July 2020

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