Dutch (NT2)

Learn Dutch in a quick and interactive way

At your level, at various locations in Brussels, in the mornings, afternoons or evenings, from 8 tot 20 hours a week.


You can enroll after an intake interview either at the Huis van het Nederlands or at campus Landsroem. We might test your Dutch proficiency level, you will do a logical reasoning test.

Classes are held in the classroom and/or online.

Find out about our courses 2021-2022

Richtgraad 1 (Breakthrough – Waystage) – Richtgraad 2 (Threshold) Richtgraad 3 (Vantage) – Richtgraad 4 (Effectiveness)


What will you learn?

Basic User is level 1.1 (Breakthrough in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – A1) & level 1.2 (Waystage in the CEFR – A2) 

You learn how to speak and write Dutch. You focus on the 4 skills: speaking, writing, listening and reading.

You can introduce yourself and others, you can make an appointment, you can fill in a form and talk about personal details such as your hobbies, you can interact with people in a shop, at the market, at school, with your neighbours and with the doctor. You learn how to write postcards and adverts and you can write short letters and messages. 

Independent User – B1  is level 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 (Threshold or Intermediate in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) 

For each level you are following a written course (reading and writing) and an oral course (speaking and listening). 

You can give your opinion about actual topics, have a debate, talk about the old days, tell a story and you can apply for a job and do a job interview. You can watch a TV-programme and reflect on it. You’ll read articles and advertisements. You’ll read letters and learn to write a CV and a letter of application. You learn how to summarize texts in which  you can explain your viewpoint in depth. 

Independent User – B2 is level 3.1 & 3.2 (Vantage or Upper-Intermediate in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) 

In module 3.1 the focus is on speaking and listening while in module 3.2 the focus is on reading and writing. 

You can interact with a certain degree of fluency on both concrete and abstract topics. You are up to date about current affairs. You are able to read the news and have a more complicated debate. 

Proficient User – C1 is level 4.1 & 4.2 (Advanced in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) 

In module 4.1 the focus is on speaking and listening while in module 4.2 the focus is on reading and writing. 

You can express ideas fluently and spontaneously about all possible topics. You use authentic texts about current affairs. You read books and you can give presentations. You watch films and programmes on TV and you learn to write reviews. 

Which other opportunities are there at Lethas?

You’re doing a Dutch course at CVO Lethas. Great idea!
Would you like to learn more? Extra practice? Yes, you can!

New extra courses are coming up in September. You can enroll via secretariaat.rouppe@cvolethas.be of secretariaat.landsroem@cvolethas.be

Have you got a certificate of at least module 2.1 and would you like to practice your Dutch and meanwhile do an interesting job? 

Follow the module of a language internship on Monday afternoon or Wednesday morning. 

  • In 10 lessons you can learn how to improve your Dutch outside the classroom, how you can prepare for a job interview in Dutch and how you can easily find access to a Dutch working environment. 
  • After this session, you are able to work for about 6 weeks in a Dutch environment (on days which suit you) adapted to your skills or educational background.

→ Interested? Make an appointment with carine.lauwers@cvolethas.be for an informative talk and enroll immediately!  

Looking for a training and/or a job

Would you like to follow an extra training during or after your course and thus increase your chances on finding a job?

Are you looking for a job and would you like to work on your CV?

Do you have a foreign degree which you would like to equalize? 

→ Contact one of our counsellors through your teacher.


Working on a nice pronunciation

Would you like to work on a good pronunciation at home or at school?

→ Make an appointment with our one of our speech therapists for a screening and individual coaching.

Are you following a course at campus Rouppe? You are welcome to join our free practice sessions. 

Ask your teacher for the right link.

level 1.1

Tuesday 2pm – 3pm

level 1.2

Friday 2pm – 3pm


Are you following a course at campus Landsroem? You are welcome to join our free conversation tables.

Ask your teacher for the right link.

level 1.1

Monday 18.15pm – 7pm
Tuesday 12.15pm – 1pm
Thursday 12.15pm – 1pm

level 1.2

Tuesday 12.15pm – 1pm
Thursday 12.15pm – 1pm

level 2.1 to 4.1

Monday 12.30pm to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 12.30pm to 1.30 pm
Thursday 12.30pm to 1.30 pm

  • Are you into cooking? You can choose tasks about this topic. 
  • Do you have children? You can choose tasks about school and education. 
  • Are you looking for a job? Do you want to find out more about health issues? About Brussels?

You choose the topic. You choose when you are coming to class. The level is adapted to your rhythm during the lessons and you get individual feedback from the teacher. 

Would you like to know more? openklas@cvolethas.be 

You have 2 teachers or more and you’ll be following class in a bigger group.

The advantages?

  • Sometimes you learn new things in a big group
  • Sometimes there are 2 teachers simultaneously
  • Sometimes you are working in small groups: first you work with one teacher and then you continue with the second teacher
  • Sometimes you make individual exercises with one teacher adapted to your rhythm

You are always learning something new. Learning Dutch will be even more fun in this way! 

Team Teaching is organized at campus Rouppe for the beginners’ courses:  module 1.1 (Breakthrough) and module 1.2 (Waystage).

Ask your teacher about it! 

How can you practice outside the classroom?

  • Practice Dutch, using the digital tools on your Moodle-page
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  • You’ve just started with Dutch? Go to a conversation group for beginners: Startbabbels
  • Are you already able to express yourself in Dutch? Join Skype Babbelut
  • Read articles in easy Dutch in Bruzz and try to stay up-to-date about current affairs
  • Subscribe on a free language magazine Zin in Nederlands
  • Practicing with another language partner? Form a duo with Patati
  • Discover even more opportunities to practice on Nederlands oefenen in Brussel