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10) Dutch exams and Language courses in Flanders.

Certificate of Dutch as a Foreign Language



Profile language proficiency higher education - PTHO
For those who would like to study at a Dutch-speaking college of higher education or university.
Profile academic language proficiency - PAT
For those who have neared completion of their education in Dutch as a foreign language or for those who would like to teach Dutch as a foreign language. It is also for people who want to work in a Dutch-speaking academic environment, e.g. as a researcher.
More info at:
CNaVT Certificate of Dutch as a Foreign Language
CNaVT Certificate of Dutch as a Foreign Language information in English

Dutch Language courses

1. Dutch for foreign students in higher education (including summercourses):


Talencentrum UG (University of Ghent)

Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 136

B-9000 Gent

Tel: +32/9/264.36.81

Fax: +32/9/264.41.92

Ghent University Language Centre

Instituut voor levende talen KUL (University of Leuven)

Vesaliusstraat, 21,

B-3000 Leuven

Tel: +32/16/32.56.60

Fax: +32/16/32.56.56

Instituut voor levende talen KUL

ACTo Academic Language Centre (University of Brussels)

Pleinlaan, 5,

B-1050 Brussels

Tel: +32/2/629.26.65

ACTo Academic Language Centre

Other universities and institutions for higher education organise also courses: contact the "service for international relations" at those universities and institutions for higher education.

2. Most evening schools in the greater cities organise Dutch courses for foreigners,

it only cost +/-0,25 € per hour, if you are unemployed it is free. They offer a good quality and inspection from the Flemish Departement for Education.

To know the adresses: contact your local CLB centre if you are already in Belgium.

Or:

list of evening schools in the greater cities organizing Dutch courses for foreigners

3. Dutch for foreign workers.


Is organised in different cities in Flanders: Antwerp, Ghent, Hasselt, S-Niklaas , Vilvoorde, Oostende… by the VDAB (Flemish employment agency)

For more information contact VDAB

Keizerslaan 11

B-1000 Brussels

VDAB-callcentre: 070 345 000

e-mail: info@vdab.be

Tel: +32/2/506.15.11

Fax: +32/2/506.15.90

VDAB language courses


4. For those who are unable to attend formal classes, a number of self-study courses and texts .... are available from different sources:


Vanzelfsprekend & Niet-vanzelfsprekend
Multimedia self-studycourse
- Vanzelfsprekend: Lower intermediate level
- Niet vanzelfsprekend: Intermediate level
Available in bookshops in Belgium or online: www.acco.be
https://www.acco.be/en/Search?q=vanzelfsprekend&d=

Go Dutch!
A language course on CD-ROM
Focuses more on the grammar and vocabulary needed to learn to speak fluent Dutch in everyday life.
Available in bookshops in Belgium and online: www.coutinho.nl
http://www.coutinho.nl/winkel/go-dutch-b-228.html

Hoi Holland!
This serious game is your first step towards mastering the Dutch language. Hoi Holland! shows you how much fun it can be to learn Dutch!
Available at: googleplay.jpg and itunes.jpg


Courses available in the following specialised bookshops:

Books including cassettes: “Praatpaal” by anne Schoemakers published by Stanley Thornes
and: “Levend Nederlands” published by Cambridge University Press

‘Intertaal’ (this is really a bookshop specialising in all kind of language courses: a must !)

Intertaal Klantenservice
Bisschoppenhoflaan 383
2100 Deurne
Telefoon: (+32) (0)3 220 65 00
Fax: (+32) (0)3 226 81 86
E-mail: klantenservice@intertaal.be
Intertaal

Waterstone's (English bookshop in Brussels, they will be able to help you out)

Blv Adolphe Max 71-75
B-1000 Brussel
Tel: +32/2/219.27.08
Fax: +32/2/209.04.30
Waterstone's
E-mail : mailto:orders@brussels.waterstones.com