Dutch Language Teaching (NT2 & NVT)

Dutch as a Second Language (NT2) & Dutch as a Foreign Language (NVT)

vu-nt2-logoDutch (NT2) Language Trainer: Staatsexamen Programme II

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: nt2.vu.nl/nl/index.asp

September 2012 - present

  • CEFR levels: A0-A1 (absolute beginners); A2-B1 (pre-intermediate)
  • methods: Code Plus 1, 2 & 3
  • 2.5 - 9 contact hours a week
  • 20 international students per class
  • Intensive Writing Course 'Beter Schrijven'. 'Taal@Hoger onderwijs' (De Wachter, 2010) in combination with various other specialised methods

rocva-logoTeacher of Dutch (NT2) Staatsexamen Programmes I & II

ROC van Amsterdam: rocva.nl

January 2011 – present

  • teaching Dutch as a Second Language (NT2), 20 international students per class
  • CEFR levels: A0-B1 (false beginners & advanced)
  • methods: Contact! deel 1&2, Code 1&2, IJsbreker deel 3 "Op Koers", Contact! 1, Nederlands in Actie, Nederlands in Hoofdlijnen, Stap Deel 3 (IntertaaL)
  • 6 contact hours a week
  • tutorship various groups

TOA & TONI (Alfa) tests co-ordinator & planner toets.nl

November 2012 - present

  • planning, co-ordinating & taking of 'TOA/TONI-toetsen' (NT2 tests)
  • CEFR levels: A0-B2 (false beginners & advanced)
  • methods: ICE (Culemborg), 'Toets Onderwijs en Arbeidsmarkt' & 'Toets Op weg Naar Inburgering'
  • approximately 10-20 hours a week

taalunie-logoGuest Speaker at Dutch Language (NVT) Teacher Training Workshop 

August - September 2011/2012/2013/2014

Taaluniecentrum, Brussels B - Amsterdam NL: taaluniecentrum-nvt.org

  • workshop of 3 hours for some 15-21 NVT (Dutch as a Foreign Language) teachers at universities abroad
  • on language usage, the ins and outs of asking questions, anticipating on students' questions, semantics, register & style
  • individual & detailed feedback on literary writing assignments 

taalcentrumvu-logoDutch (NT2) Language Trainer: Writing course 'Beter schrijven'

Taalcentrum-VU & Vrije Universiteit: taalcentrum-vu.nl

May-June 2013

  • intensive Writing course, five meetings
  • small group of highly educated students, in need to improve their writing skills for academic purposes or work
  • course design by Vita Olijhoek (VU) & Godi Dijkman
  • basic coursebook: 'Taal@Hoger onderwijs' (De Wachter, 2010), various other specialised methods
  • organised by the Taalcentrum VU under the guidance of Marja van der Hoorn, in collaboration with VU, Amsterdam

rocva-logoIntake & Assessment Inburgering A2 & Staatsexamen I, Aug 2010 - May 2011 / October 2011 - May 2012

ROC van Amsterdam: rocva.nl

  • intake & assessment prospective students
  • communication with DWI, Taalwijzers Amsterdam Centrum & West, Amsterdam Municipality Administration through Edisa
  • assessment medhod: ICE TIWI-II
  • approx. 24-32 students, 10 hours a week

Teacher of Dutch (NT2) "Inburgering"

April - July 2010

  • approx. 10 contact hours a week
  • 25 language learners preparing for their "inburgeringsexamen"
  • CEFR levels A1-A2 (intermediate)
  • methods: portfolio, Nederlands aan het Werk, Taalpingpong, Nederlands in Hoofdlijnen, Kennis van Nederlande Samenleving
  • tutorship group: CBBK

uva-talen-logoTeacher of Dutch (NT2), April - June 2010

UvA Talen, Amsterdam: uvatalen.nl

  • two contact hours a week
  • 10 highly-educated students
  • CEFR level A2-B1
  • methods: De Tweede Ronde (Delftse Methode), Nederlands in Hoofdlijnen

toptaal-logoTeacher of Dutch (NT2) Staatsexamen I

May - June 2010

Toptaal, Amsterdam toptaal.nl

  • five contact hours a week
  • 10 highly-educated students
  • CEFR levels A0-A2 (false beginners)
  • methods: Code !, Nederlands in Hoofdlijnen, Toptaal reader 

rocva-logoTeacher of Dutch NT2 & English

2006 - April 2008 (20 months)

ROC van Amsterdam, Schiphol College: rocva.nl, schipholcollege.com

  • ROCVA, Amsterdam: 24 contact hours weekly, groups of approx. 10-20 students up to CEFR level B1; methods: IJsbreker, Doorstart (2006, 10 months)
  • Schiphol College, Hoofddorp: 12 contact hours weekly Dutch, English & ICT to groups of Security Personnel Students (2008, four months)
  • ROC Aviation College, Hoofddorp: 14 contact hours weekly teaching English general writing skills to freshmen (2008, 6 months)

hva-logoTeacher Dutch Writing Skills «Beter in Taal»

April - July 2005 (3 months)

Hogeschool van Amsterdam & UvA: hva.nl

  • approx. six contact hours weekly
  • CEFR levels C1-C2
  • 23 2nd to 4th year HBO students
  • linguistic competence, stile & grammar
  • method: HvA reader

uva-logoTeacher of Dutch (NT2) Staatsexamen I-II

2003 - 2005 (19 months)

INTT (Instituut voor Nederlands als Tweede Taal - UvA), Amsterdam: intt.uva.nl

  • 12 contact hours weekly
  • CEFR levels A0-B2 (absolute beginners - advanced)
  • methods: Code 1 & 2, Lezen, Las, Gelezen 1 & 2, Nederlands in Hoofdlijnen, readers etc.

intop-logoTeacher of Dutch (NT2)

INTOP, Amsterdam, www.intop.nl

2004 - 2005 (6 months)

  • 10 contact hours weekly
  • CEFR levels A1-A2, various groups of 'oudkomers' (people who've been in Holland for a long time who haven't yet mastered to speak Dutch)
  • methods: De Basis, Taalriedels e.a.

uva-logoTeacher of Dutch (NT2) Staatsexamen I-II «Thai Project»

HES Amsterdam School of Business, Inholland, Amsterdam & University of Amsterdam

September 2004 - November 2005 (9 months)

  • project Thai students in co-operation with Thai Embassy & University of Amsterdam (UvA)
  • 15 contact hours weekly
  • CERF level A0-B2
  • methods: Code 1 & 2, Nieuw Perspectief 1 & 2, Exam Preparation

erasmutaalcentrum-logoDutch Language Trainer "NVT Summer Course"

August 1999 - 2000 - 2001

Erasmum Taalcentrum (ETC), Jakarta (Indonesia): erastaal.or.id

  • approx. 30 contact hours, three consecutive years, two weeks for each course
  • intensive course for selected university students (of Dutch) from all over Indonesia
  • special emphasis on improving speaking and listening skills

Private Teacher of Dutch (NT2), English & Italian

  • 1993-2008
  • Amsterdam, various locations
  • 10 contact hours weekly, all levels
  • methods: various

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