All three courses have the same format in which emphasis is placed on improving fluency in speaking and expanding vocabulary.
Grammar is an integral part of all three Intermediate courses. Stepping Stone I will start with a revision of the basics. Learning about the Dutch culture plays a central part in all three courses.
Below an overview of the three Stepping Stone courses:
|Course||Stepping Stone I||Stepping Stone II||Stepping Stone III|
|Course length||24 hours, 2 hours/week||24 hours, 2 hours/week||24 hours, 2 hours/week|
|Starting level||A1+ / 24 hours tuition||A2 / 48 hours tuition||A2+ / 72 hours tuition|
|Course material||Book, Handout, CD Rom + Website||Book, Handout, DVD + Website||Book, Handout, DVD + Website|
|Home work||1-2 hours/week||2-3 hours/week||2-3 ours/week|
Group size: 4-10 students. It is possible to enroll for a course after it has started. Students might however need to have a number of private ‘catch-up’ lessons before they can join the course.
Intake: It is recommended to make an appointment to assess your level. It is free of charge.
Course fee: € 360,00 exclusive of the course book but inclusive of all other learning materials. A special rate of €310,00 is available to post-secondary students.
Course book: For the Stepping Stone courses the following course books are used:
|Course||Book title||ISBN10 nr||ISBN13 nr||Price (bol.com)|
|Stepping Stone I||Nederlands in Gang||9046902250||9789046902257||€39.50|
|Stepping Stone II||Nederlands in Actie||9046901343||9789046901342||€39.50|
|Stepping Stone III||Nederlands in Actie||9046901343||9789046901342||€39.50|
After having done these three levels you can join the special Exam training courses for the ‘Staatsexamen NT2- programma I or II’. We also offer two digital writing courses at B1-B2 and B2-C1 level which are focused on your individual needs. There is also the option of following our Culture and Conversation Programme.We offer you a "Money back guarantee". If you are not satisfied after the first lesson, you can get your course money back (less €15 administration costs). So, why not give it a try?