Dutch Challenge 3: Advanced. Proficiency level after completing Dutch course: B1+

To join the Dutch Challenge 3 course, you should be able to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. You are able to deal with most situations likely to arise when traveling in an area where the Dutch language is spoken. You can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar to you, or in which you take a personal interest. You can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes, and ambitions, and briefly, explain your viewpoints and the incentives behind your plans.

After completing Dutch Challenge 3 you are able to …
• discuss sustainability and the environment, climate, and impact
• write a blog
• discuss personal relations
• talk ‘tikkie’ and other financial conversations
• understand and participate in discussions about social topics like the economy
• complain about a service or product online
• review a book, movie, or piece of art
• participate in a discussion about more complicated topics that are related to your own interests

After completing Dutch Challenge 3 you know …
• how to use the famous ‘er’, more ‘zouden’, and passive constructions (like “The letter is being read.”, “He has been asked to give a presentation.”) etc.
• vocabulary regarding the following themes: sustainability, economy, personal relationships, economics, and art.

The chapters that are covered in this course are ‘Nederlands in Actie’ chapters 8 through 11, Edition 4 – 2022.

After completing Dutch Challenge 3 your level of Dutch is B1+ according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).