Preparation for exams
If you are learning Dutch, it will certainly benefit you when in Holland to also hold an internationally recognized exam or certificate. Taalservice Utrecht prepares students for taking the dutch Civic Intergration Exam (Inburgeringsexamen and Basisexamen Inburgering from abroad), for Dutch state exams NT2 and earning CNaVT certificates.
Lessons entail working directly with materials designed for preparation for the given exams. This will familiarize you with the types of exercises and tasks that the exams have in store for you; moreover, you will practice both spontaneous and prepared speaking, writing and listening. The lecturer will prepare you for how the exam is structured, the type of exercises and grammar categories you can expect, and will give you invaluable advice on how to approach the particular exam.
Exams and certificates in Dutch:
|Dutch language exam / certificate||Level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages|
|Dutch Civic Integration Exam (Inburgeringsexamen)||A2|
|CNaVT Maatschappelijk Informeel (was PTIT)*||A2 (More information on CNaVT certificates)|
|CNaVT Maatschappelijk Formeel (was PMT)*||B1|
|Staatsexamen NT2 Programma I||B1 (More information on NT2 state exams)|
|CNaVT Profiel Professionele Taalvaardigheid (PPT)*||B2|
|Staatsexamen NT2 Programma II||B2|
|CNaVT Educatief Startbekwaam (was PTHO)*||B2|
|CNaVT Educatief Professioneel (was PAT)*||C1
* Students can take these exams at Taalservice Leiden, an examining institution of Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal.