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Taking the Dutch Language Exam Posted by on Nov 26, 2015

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the requirements for integration for those of us who have migrated to the Netherlands as well as about the difficulties in meeting this requirement. For those of us who are inburgeringsverplicht, one of the ways we can fulfill this requirement is by taking the Staatexamen Nederlands als Tweede Taal NT2. This…

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Living in the Netherlands Means Integrating Posted by on Mar 9, 2015

The Netherlands was the first country to require a language and culture exam for those who want to live here (except for expats or students). The purpose of the exam is to push immigrants to integrate or integreren into Dutch life by learning the language, history and culture of the country. This seems to me like…

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A new blogger in town – Tiffany Jansen, the American Cloggie Posted by on Mar 22, 2013

Hallo allemaal en iedereen! Ik ben Tiffany, the newest member of the blogging team here at Transparent Language. Since we’re going to be spending a lot of time together, I’d like to take my very first post to introduce myself. First off, don’t be fooled by the last name – I’m American through and through…

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Dutch Language Proficiency Exam: NT2, Part Two Posted by on Jun 2, 2010

In my last post, I explained a bit about what the NT2 exam is and where to go if you are living in the Netherlands and looking to learn the language.  In this post I’m going to give you some tips about the four sections of the exam: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Listening One…

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Dutch Language Proficiency Exam: NT2, Part One Posted by on Jun 1, 2010

For a variety of reasons, one day you might just find yourself preparing for a little thing called the Nederlands als Tweede Taal Examen (Dutch as Second Language Exam). I say little, but to be honest, it is intimidating, stressful, and nerve-wracking, all in one.  But fear not, there is a lot of information available…

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