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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions.

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What is the difference between the beginners basic course and the beginners plus course?

The beginners plus course is especially developed for students with some knowlegde of the Dutch language and students from Germany and South Africa. The course is more difficult  and consists of more grammar than the Beginners Basic course.

What is the difference between the courses for au pairs and the other courses?

The difference between the regular Basic courses and the Basic courses for au pairs and students is the composition of the groups. The students and au pairs are all young. Au pairs stay in the Netherlands in a host family. They are here to look after children and  learn more about the Dutch language and culture. The lesson materials that are used are the same as in the other beginners courses.

Does Taalthuis offer integration courses?

Taalthuis only offers tutoring for the State exam program I and II.  If you pass one of the State exams I or II you don’t have to pass the ‘inburgeringsexamen’ any more. Taalthuis doesn’t offer any courses for the ‘inburgeringsexamen’.

What requirements do you need to register for a course

Students need to understand and speak English at an elementary level.

 

Courses and requirements Level Lessons and hours Lesson material
Beginner basic courses basiscursus (students must have knowledge of the English language) A0->A1 13 x 2,5 (12 + exam)
32,5 uur total
Kom maar binnen! (Taalthuis)
Het fundament (Taalthuis)
Beginners plus cursus
(especially for students from Germany and South-Africa)
A0-> A2 13 x 2,5 (12 + exam)
32,5 uur total
Kom gauw binnen! (Taalthuis)
Het fundament (Taalthuis)
Intermediate course
(students must have finished a beginners course)
A1->A2 13 x 2,5 (12 + exam)
32,5 uur total
Kom maar verder! (Taalthuis)
Het fundament (Taalthuis)
Advanced course
(students must have finished a beginners plus or intermediate course)
A2->B1 26 x 2,5
65 hours in total
De Sprong (Boom) or Nederlands in Actie (Coutinho)
Het fundament (Taalthuis)
Staatsexamentraining I
(students must have finished an advanced course)
B1 Intake + 14 x 2,5
35 hours in total
Vooruit (Boom)
Staatsexamentraining II (students must have finished an advanced course) B1->B2 Intake + 14 x 2,5
35 hours in total
De Finale (Boom)