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Six Key Questions for Successfully Learning Dutch

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I believe that the secret of successful language learning lies…

Small Talk for Beginners: How Was Your Holiday?

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As a learner of Dutch you may want to make much progress in little…
Enjoy Dutch Successes

Try It, You Will Like It!

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The best thing about being a language trainer is that I can help…
Four Dutch phrases used to check the level of service when you are doing your shopping or calling a call centre... ánd the ways to respond to them!

At Your Service (part 2)

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If you have been to several parts of the world, then you may…

At Your Service (part 1)

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If you have been to several parts of the world, then you may…

Three Crucial Questions to Improve Your Dutch

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I believe that you learn a language to use it, instead of just…
Going through the Dutch Motions

Going through the Dutch Motions

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In the January FREE Dutch Mini Course one of the participants,…
Dutch for contacting call centres

Only Press If You Have a Clue: Dealing with Dutch Call Centres

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Almost all Dutch people speak English and very much Dutch information…

Experience Real Dutch Life… and Enjoy It!

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Being an international student or international professional…

Preparing for the Staatsexamen NT2 without a Course

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Last week I received quite an urgent phone call from a lady I…
Bonuskaart

"Heeft u een bonuskaart?”: Useful Dutch Phrases

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The other day I was standing in line at the supermarket in my…

The 3 Biggest Misconceptions about Learning Dutch (part 3)

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This is the final part of the blog sequel ‘The 3 biggest misconceptions…

The 3 Biggest Misconceptions about Learning Dutch (part 2)

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In my last blog post I told you about the misconception that…

The 3 Biggest Misconceptions about Learning Dutch (part 1)

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Learning Dutch is fun. And the fun becomes even greater when…
Language learning: show what you can do!

Stimulate Your Language Learning Process by Showing What You Can Do

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Everybody can learn a language. Yet, not everybody manages to…
Your expat value is priceless… but what is in it for you?

Your Expat Value Is Priceless... but What Is in It for You?

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That you, as an expat or highly-skilled migrant, add much value…
Accelerate your Dutch language learning

Accelerate Your Dutch Language Learning

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Are you one of those language learners that is not easily satisfied…

When REAL Dutch Life Begins, English Cannot Help You!

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It is often said - and in way it is true - that internationals…

How to Find the Dutch Course That Suits You? (Part 1)

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Suppose you have finally decided to do a Dutch course, how do…

Before Christmas…

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Do you also feel that there is simply too little time to do everything…

Amaze Your Beginning Self… Read Authentic Dutch News!

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Most beginners courses of Dutch mainly focus on speaking and…

English in the Netherlands: Blessing or Burden?

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One of the many things that the Netherlands are known for is…

Dutch, Please!!

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[ X came to the Netherlands three months ago. He was relocated…

Do Not Underestimate Your Basics!

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The first lessons in most course books for Dutch as a second…

Learning Dutch: What Exactly Is That?

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I have recently joined several international recruitment and…

How to Filter Your Way Through the Jungle of Dutch Language Learning Programmes?

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Often I hear people say that Dutch is a difficult language and…

Making a Good Start

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Successfully learning a foreign language and keeping motivated…

Tips and Tricks for Speakers of Other Languages

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In spite of what many people say, Dutch is not difficult. That…