2023-2024 / LANG1948-1

Elementary Dutch 2


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in economics : general (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in management (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in business engineering (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in business engineering (120 ECTS) (Digital Business)3 crédits 


Fanny Nsita

Language(s) of instruction

Dutch language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course is organized around thematic chapters related to professional life and aims at:

  • touching topics such as job application, the job market as well as the work environment.
  • developping skills such as expressing a preference/an opinion, comparing, but also describe and present the differents topics discussed in class through texts and videos.
  • studying texts while progressively integrating more complex linguistic and grammatical structures
  • reusing and consolidating vocabulary and language structures studied in the first year of the master while integrating business vocabulary.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Goal: reaching the A2+/B1 level of the CECRL

The course wil aim at providing students the 'global' tools to be able to speak and understand Dutch in various work situations (some ressembling the themes tackled in class but also new situations) in a professional context.


* This can only be achieved if student seize all the opportunities to improve. 

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Prerequisite: LANG1936-1 Néerlandais élementaire 1

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Learning ativities such as:

  • roleplaying
  • conversation,discussion and debates related to the documents analysed during the course
  • reading and studying of texts
  • listening comprehension of audio and video documents
  • vocabulary assimilation
  • grammar drills
  • writing short texts (noet mandatory)

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face to face during the second semester (2h/week)
Attendance is highly recommanded. Students are expected to prepare activities and exercises on a weekly basis as indicated in the planning. 

Recommended or required readings

3 Coursebooks:  (online on the Lol@ platform

- Grammatica 

- Thematische dossiers

- Basiswoordenschat


cf. http://lola.hec.uliege.be/course/view.php?id=105

Also available on Lol@:

  • Important informations
  • All videos and audio documents
  • Keys to all activities (articles, videos, grammar and vocabulary)
  • Marks 
  • Interesting webpages
Students are expected to check. Lol@ on a regular basis. 

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Final exam consisting of a(n):  

- Written exam :

consisting of vocabulary exercises (chapters 1 to 3 + basic vocabulary) and grammar exercises, a listening exercise (unknown), a reading exercise and a writing exercise (about the content of the texts en audio/video materials).

- Oral exam :

about the 3 chapters: students will be expected to be able to discuss the texts and videos seen in class, answear questions about the content and express an argumented opinion.

Continuous assessment (during the semester)

  • 1 test (vocabulary + grammar) 

Taking the test (which date is announced in the 'Planning' on Lol@ from the start) is mandatory. In case of absence, a medical certificate has to be sent the following wednesday the latest. If the deadline is not respected, the certificate will not be taken into account and the student will get a 0.

Students who can justify their absence on time will be allowed to retake te test. Ik they fail to do so, they will get a 0 for the test.

If a student gets a '0' or an 'A' (absence) for any assessment (written and oral exam in January), his final mark will automatically be '0' or 'A'. 

Every final grade between 9,5 and 9,99 out of 20 will automatically be rounded down to 9/20 for the first as well as the second session.


Exam in august

Students who have to retake the exam in august/september automatically have to retake the vocabulary-grammar part. 

They do not have to retake other parts of the evaluation they passed. 

A specific document with all the informations about the exam will be posted on Lol@ for each exams period.


Final mark (/20)

  • Written exam (June): 12/20
    Voc/Gram: 5/20
    Listening: 3/20
    Writing: 2/20
    Reading: 1/20
  • Oral exam (June): 6/20

  • Continuous assessment: 2/20
    1 test: 2 pts


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

See document 'Planning' available on Lol@



Fanny Nsita

e-mail: fnsita@uliege.be

UER Langues - HEC-Uliège

bat. N1a - bureau 210

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