Stepping Stone IV Dutch Course

B1 Intermediate

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Do you really want to make improvements to your Dutch conversation and understanding?

Kickstart School’s Stepping Stone IV course will rapidly improve your Dutch skills.

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This intermediate Dutch course:

  • provides an opportunity for you to consolidate and enhance your language skills in a fun and meaningful way by exploring topics relating to Dutch culture, lifestyle, and history.
  • Grammatical structures are also revised.
  • The course focuses on improving spoken fluency by discussing newspaper articles, graded readers, film clips, and songs. 
  • Relevant writing assignments are also included in the programme. 

We have different options for the Stepping Stone IV:

  • We cateren voor mensen die 1 x per week les willen hebben maar ook voor hen die juist liever 2 x per week willen.
  • We offer courses both face-to-face or remote via Zoom.
  • For people who cannot come on a weekday due to work, we have weekend courses.

Please be aware that in the face to face courses there is no option of joining remotely. If you have to miss the class due to sickness or other reasons, you can catch up in self-study or we can offer you a catch up lesson at a reduced price.

Overview - Stepping Stone IV Dutch Course

Group size




Language during lesson


Duration per lesson

2-3 hours

Course Length

24 hours


2-3 hours per lesson

Course Content and Learning Goals - Stepping Stone IV Dutch Course

Topics covered in your course include:

  • Economy and housing market
  • Water management
  • Dutch art, culture, and society
  • The Golden Age

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Talk about feelings, professions and current affairs in a more accurate way
  • Understand detailed instructions
  • Summarize information in an adequate way and pass on the information with relative ease
  • Have conversations with native speakers in such a way that they do not need to slow down
  • Write letters of application or formal letters
  • Give pro’s and cons in a debate

Practical Information - Stepping Stone IV Dutch Course


€360 ( €390 for courses starting after 31/12/2022) (excluding the course book). Students/au pairs receive a €40 discount (student card number/details of host family must be provided).

Combining courses

Please note that it is possible to take both Stepping Stone III and Stepping stone IV or Stepping Stone IV and Stepping Stone V at the same time. Please contact us for more information.

Course materials

Nederlands op Niveau (chapters 1-3); ISBN 9789046904411, €48,50; Kickstart School folder of materials.

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