Dutch Summer Courses (up to NT2)

Would you like to get the most out of your (time) investment in Dutch classes? TaalTaal has developed its own unique program to help you! Our course program is split into separate modules that each give you a solid foundation for the target level of that module.

You can choose from three different paces:

  1. Regular: 1x per week
  2. Accelerated: 2x per week
  3. Detailed: 3x per week

Theoretically, it would be possible to reach the required level for "Inburgering" within 21 weeks if you need results quickly.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 to 4 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

Want to wait until September? Click here for the Dutch Autumn Course! The autumn season starts in the week of September 23rd

Immersion courses: Looking for extra intensive courses of 75 hours in 2 weeks? Please check out our Dutch Immersion courses.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

Basic Dutch 1 (A0-A1)

week commencing 22 July
€252

Description:  Basic Dutch 1 is the first part of the basic course Dutch. The complete course (A0-A2) consists of 3 parts. You will learn how you can introduce yourself in Dutch. Also, the course teaches you how to describe your family and how to order something in a café or restaurant.

For whom:  This course is suitable for total beginners with no prior knowledge of Dutch. A basic knowledge of English is mandatory for students to be able to follow the explanations.

Result after the course:  You can handle daily life situations in Dutch. You know numerals, simple grammar and plurals. You can have short conversations in Dutch. After the course, you have almost completed the A1 level.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs or Saturday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Basic Dutch 2 (A1+)

week commencing 22 July
€252

Description:  Dutch Basic 2 is the second part of the basic Dutch course. The complete course (A0-A2) consists of 3 parts. You will learn how to make negative clauses with 'niet' and 'geen'. You will get to know the prepositions of location and you can ask people for clarification about things. Also topics such as Dutch birthdays and showing someone the way are part of the course.

For whom:  Beginners with some knowledge of Dutch or students who took the Basic 1 course. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine the level.

Result after the course:  You know how to construct sentences in the past and future tense. You are able to have conversations with Dutch citizens about various simple topics. You can also read and understand short texts in Dutch and communicate various topics. After the course you have completed level A1+.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Basic Dutch 3 (A2)

week commencing 22 July
€252

Description:  Dutch Basic 3 is the last part of the basic Dutch course. The complete course (A0-A2) consists of 3 parts. You will learn how to make more complex sentences with conjunctions. You can also make a description of your day.

For whom:  Beginners who have reached level A1. When in doubt, please contact us for an intake to determine the level.

Result after the course:  You can understand common sentences and expressions about daily life situations. U can make more complex sentences by yourself, also in writing. After the course, you have completed level A2.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

With this final course of the Basic Dutch series, you will have completed CEFR-level A2. You can now proceed with the Intermediate Dutch classes (to reach CEFR-level B1) or, for instance, you can join the 'Inburgering' quality accelerated or immersion course (which requires A2). It's also possible to have a custom made private course for Inburgering A2.

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Intermediate Dutch 2 (A2-B1)

week commencing 22 July
€252

Description:  With this course, you will progress towards the B1 level, learning many more practical elements of Dutch culture and communication. The book is finished in the final module, Dutch Intermediate 3.

For whom:  Basic users with level A2 +. When in doubt, make an appointment with us for an intake to determine the (entry) level.

Result after the course:  Your knowledge of Dutch has improved considerably. Your vocabulary has been expanded, so that you can also talk about less familiar topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Actie €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046902981)

Proficient Dutch 1 (B1+)

week commencing 22 July
€252

Description:  The course starts with a repetition of the theory concerning conjunctions, adverbs and (associated) sentence structures. The liability is also discussed. You also learn how to prepare a good letter of application.

For whom:  Independent language users with language level B1. When in doubt, make an appointment with us for an intake to determine the (entry) level

Result after the course:  This course continues on the foundation that has been established by the Basic Dutch and Intermediate Dutch courses. Given the already established structure, attention is given to a much broader range of topics, both verbal and written, where the teacher will casually find and correct many of the smaller lingering errors. Preferably, we will incorporate as many of your practical needs and wishes so that you will soon be able to demonstrate your proficiency to colleagues, family and friends!

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands op Niveau €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046904411)

Perfect Dutch 1 (B2+)

week commencing 22 July
€252

Description:  This final course leads the student in four modules to level C1. This course is the first module at language level B2 +, where you get acquainted with Dutch expressions and phrases. You will also learn how to use alternating structure words, write a summary and prepare a short monologue.

For whom:  Proficient users with language level B2. When in doubt, make an appointment with us for an intake to determine the (entry) level.

Result after the course:  You have taken the first step towards level C1 and you can express yourself fluently in Dutch.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands naar Perfectie €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046904527)

Accelerated Basic Dutch 1 (A1)

week commencing 22 July
€495

Description:  In this course you will learn the most important basic concepts from Dutch in a quick and enjoyable way. During this course you practice daily life situations such as a chat with the neighbors or a conversation with your doctor. Through role play and many practical examples, you will learn how to introduce yourself to others in Dutch. You can also answer questions about your personal information such as where you come from or where you live.

For whom:  This course is suitable for total beginners with no prior knowledge of Dutch.

Result after the course:  During the course, you will learn a basic level of the Dutch language together with other serious students. Classes involve simulating common situations regarding interaction with other Dutch speakers so that you can introduce yourself, ask for directions and engage in basic conversation.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Accelerated Basic Dutch 2 (A2)

week commencing 22 July
€495

Description:  In this accelerated course you learn how to conduct short conversations with Dutch-speaking people in 7 weeks. You learn how to make a negative sentence and you can tell a short story in the past tense. You become acquainted with prepositions of place and you can ask people for clarification if you do not understand something. You learn how to make more complex sentences with the help of conjunctions. You can also give a description of your day. Expanding your vocabulary and applying basic grammar are central.

For whom:  Students who've taken the 'Accelerated Dutch A1' class or otherwise have obtained CEFR level A1 and who wish to increase their understanding of Dutch to CEFR level A2 at a fast pace.

Result after the course:  In the follow-up courses, you will take your Dutch skillset for writing, reading, speaking and listening to CEFR level A2. This means that in just 7 weeks, you'll learn to have regular conversations with native Dutch speakers about e.g. your work or education. Your vocabulary and grammatical knowledge will be improved so that it'll be much easier to express yourself in various social contexts using a set of common phrases. Your pronunciation, including that of words such as "Scheveningen", will be much more natural. Additionally, you'll be able to write brief notes, make shopping lists and compile understandable TODO lists.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Accelerated Intermediate Dutch 1 (A2-B1)

week commencing 22 July
€495

Description:  Nederlands Verder Accelerated 1 is the first part of the series that leads to level B1. In total, this accelerated course consists of two parts. During the course you will learn how to make correct sentences and give a short presentation.

For whom:  Basic users with level A2. If in doubt, make an appointment with us for an intake interview to determine the (entry) level.

Result after the course:   Your knowledge of Dutch has improved considerably. Your vocabulary has been expanded, so that you can also talk on lesser-known topics. You can give a presentation and receive feedback on this. Your business writing is correct and relevant. During the course, business letters, interview techniques and style were discussed.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Actie €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046902981)

Accelerated Proficient Dutch 1 (B1-B2)

week commencing 22 July
€495

Description:  The course consists of two parts, this is the first part. Dutch Proficient Accelerated 1 starts with repeating the theory with regard to conjunctions, adverbs and (associated) sentence structures. The liability is also discussed. You also learn how to prepare a good letter of application.

For whom:  Independent language users with language level B1. When in doubt, make an appointment with us for an intake to determine the (entry) level.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands op Niveau €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046904411)

Detailed Basic Dutch 1 (A1)

week commencing 22 July
€595

Description:  During this course, students learn the basics of the Dutch language at a quick yet comfortable pace. Compared to regular Dutch classes, the (grammatical) intensity per lesson is lower, but the total number of lessons is higher. This allows for more in-depth practice and support in the key skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing (in that order). While self-study outside of class is recommended, it's not absolutely required.

For whom:  Beginners with no prior knowledge of Dutch wishing to get a thorough understanding of the Dutch language as well as gaining confidence in using Dutch in practical situations.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Three times a week during 7 weeks: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Detailed Basic Dutch 2 (A2)

week commencing 22 July
€595

Description:  In this detailed course you will learn how to conduct short conversations with Dutch-speaking people in 7 weeks. You learn how to make a negative sentence and you can tell a short story in the past tense. You become acquainted with prepositions of place and you can ask people for clarification if you do not understand something. You learn how to make more complex sentences with the help of conjunctions. You can also give a description of your day. Expanding your vocabulary and applying basic grammar are central. Students who have completed the 'Detailed Dutch' A1 course or otherwise have ECA level A1 and want to increase their Dutch level to ECA level A2 at a fast pace with more attention to details.

For whom:  Students who have completed an A1 level course and wish to continue at a fast pace to A2 and finish the "Nederlands in Gang" book.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Three times a week during 7 weeks: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Detailed Intermediate Dutch 1 (A2-B1)

week commencing 22 July
€595

Description:  Nederlands Detailed 1 is the first part of two parts, where part 1 leads to level A2 +. During the course you will learn how to make correct sentences and give a short presentation.

For whom:  Basic users with level A2. If in doubt, make an appointment with us for an intake interview to determine the (entry) level.

Result after the course:   Your knowledge of Dutch has improved considerably. Your vocabulary has been expanded, so that you can also talk on lesser-known topics. You can give a presentation and receive feedback on this. Your business writing is correct and relevant. During the course, business letters, interview techniques and style were discussed.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Three times a week during 7 weeks: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Actie €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046902981)

Staatsexamen training (B1)

week commencing 22 July
€495

Description:  During this course 'Training Staatsexamen NT2 Programma 1 B1' you will practice all the aspects of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing of Staatsexamen B1. The training also includes KNM but not ONA.

Result after the course:  You will have a good basis to successfully take part in Staatsexamen B1.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

In addition to the book, the teachers will use official practice exams and custom materials.

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Vooruit! €30.00

(ISBN: 9789085069966)

Accelerated Inburgering (A2)

week commencing 22 July
€495

Description:  As a participant of this course, you are already preparing for the Inburgering Exam A2. Students need to know Dutch at least as CEFR-level A2 to maximize chance of success. An intake is mandatory for this course. In this intake, we will see if you have the right level and which exam components you need to focus on specifically. The intake is included in the price.

For whom:  Students who need to do their Inburgering Exam and have received their residence permit after Jan. 1st 2013 or for people who want to do the voluntarily for example in order to naturalize as a citizen. You should have a Dutch CEFR-level of A2 or be "en route to A2".

Result after the course:  You will be able to go to the exam with confidence and will most likely be able to celebrate a successful outcome. Please do send us a note, we love to hear your success stories!

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

The section 'Oriëntatie op de Nederlandse Arbeidsmarkt portfolio' can be booked in a 5 hour private course. This part of the Inburgerings Exam is different for each person and cannot be offered in a group course.

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Kijk op Nederland €35.00

(ISBN: 9789046905210)

Inburgeringsexamen A2 €39.00

(ISBN: 9789081548830)

Dutch Immersion 1 (A1+)

€975

Description:  Extra intensive course: in 2 weeks you get 6 hours/day of lessons, 1.5 hours/day of optional homework assistance (75 hours). Also, you get 100 complimentary All-You-Can-Talk conversation hours. Total: 175 hours.

Contents: For detailed information, please visit the dedicated page.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Every day (Mon-Fri) during 2 weeks: July 1 to 12 2019 or August 5 to 16 2019

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Klare Taal €47.75

(ISBN: 9789085062585)

Dutch Immersion 2 (A2+)

€975

Description:  Extra intensive course: in 2 weeks you get 6 hours/day of lessons, 1.5 hours/day of optional homework assistance (75 hours). Also, you get 100 complimentary All-You-Can-Talk conversation hours. Total: 175 hours.

Contents: For detailed information, please visit the dedicated page.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Every day (Mon-Fri) during 2 weeks: July 15 to 26 2019 or August 19 to 30 2019

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Klare Taal €47.75

(ISBN: 9789085062585)

Dutch Immersion 3 (B1)

€975

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Every day (Mon-Fri) during 2 weeks: August 5 to 16 2019

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Nederlands in Actie €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046902981)

Klare Taal €47.75

(ISBN: 9789085062585)

Dutch Immersion Staatsexamen (B1)

€495

Description:  Extra intensive course: in 2 weeks you get 3 hours/day of lessons. Also, you get 100 complimentary All-You-Can-Talk conversation hours. Total: 175 hours.

Contents: For detailed information, please visit the dedicated page.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Every day (Mon-Fri) during 2 weeks: July 15 to 26 2019 or August 19 to 30 2019

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Vooruit! €30.00

(ISBN: 9789085069966)

Intensive Dutch Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Nederlands in Gang (3e) €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046905609)

Nederlands in Actie €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046902981)

Nederlands op Niveau €43.50

(ISBN: 9789046904411)

Kijk op Nederland €35.00

(ISBN: 9789046905210)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *