Dutch Challenge 2: Upper-intermediate. Proficiency level after completing Dutch course: B1

In order to join the Dutch Challenge 2 course, you should be able to understand Dutch sentences and frequently-used Dutch expressions related to immediately relevant topics (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). You can give a presentation about a hobby or interest. You can present your point of view on a non-complex topic and can read the newspaper or watch a simple Dutch television show.

After completing Dutch Challenge 2 you are able to …
write a letter of motivation and participate in a job interview
express emotions and react appropriately to other people’s emotions (for example phrases like “I’m sorry, that is such bad news, please know that I’m there for you”, or “That’s wonderful, I am so happy for you!”)
• talk about jobs, your career
discuss the pros and cons of an idea or plan
understand the Dutch educational system
talk about language acquisition
speak about your experiences and history regarding learning Dutch

After completing Dutch Challenge 2 you know …
the rules for grammatical topics like relative pronouns
vocabulary regarding the following themes: career, education, language acquisition, emotions

The chapters that are covered in this course are ‘Nederlands in Actie’ chapters 4 through 6.

After completing Dutch Experience 1 your level of Dutch is B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).