English Summer Courses

TaalTaal offers quality English courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 18 July 2022 and consists of 7 lessons of 120 minutes (unless noted otherwise).

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study and homework 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.

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

Course overview

English Beginner 1 (A0+)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Beginner 1 is the first part of our basic English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. You will learn how to introduce yourself in English. How to describe your family and the use of the verb 'to be' will also be discussed.

For whom:  This course is suitable for students who do not have any level of English.

Result after the course:  You are able to have short conversations in English.You are able to count to 100 and will be able to place orders in a shop, restaurant, or bar.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs or Tuesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs or Saturday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Advice for new students: If you want to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Beginner (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194029803)

English Beginner 2 (A0-A1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Beginner 2 is the second part of our basic English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. During this course you will learn a.g. the 'present simple', word order and the verb 'can/can't'.

For whom:  Beginners with some knowledge of English or students who have already followed the Beginner 1 course.

Result after the course:  You know how to make questions and you are able to talk about food and drinks, work, sports and other activities.

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

Advice for new students: If you want to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Beginner (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194029803)

English Beginner 3 (A1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Beginner 3 is the third part of our basic English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. During this course you will learn a.g. the 'present continuous',the 'past simple', irregular verbs and prepositions.

For whom:  Beginners with some knowledge of English or students who have already followed the Beginner 2 course.

Result after the course:  You know how to make sentences in the past and present and you are able to talk about shopping and clothes and about travelling and holidays. At the and of this course you have reached CEFR level A1+ and you can continue with our English Elementary course ( CEFR level A2).

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

Advice for new students: If you want to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Beginner (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194029803)

English Elementary 1 (A1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Elementary 1 is the first part of our Elementary English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are introducing yourself and how to describe your family and friends.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with some knowledge of English or students who have already followed our Beginner 3 course.

Result after the course:  You know how to introduce yourself, how to use standard sentences and how to talk about daily routines, habits and hobbies.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs or Friday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Saturday between 11:00 and 13:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Elementary (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194031592)

English Elementary 2 (A1+)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Elementary 2 is the second part of our Elementary English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are travelling, shopping and arts.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with some knowledge of English or students who have already finished our Elementary 1 course.

Result after the course:  You know how to talk about other countries, shopping and clothes. You are also able to ask for or give directions. You are capable of making simple sentences in present and past tenses.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Saturday between 12:00 and 14:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Elementary (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194031592)

English Elementary 3 (A1-A2)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Elementary 3 is the third part of our Elementary English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are food and drinks, internet and future plans.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with some knowledge of English or students who have already finished our Elementary 2 course.

Result after the course:  You are able to place orders in restaurants and bars, make comparisons about all kinds of people or things. You are also capable of making online reservations or reservations by telephone. After you have finished this course you are able to register for our English Pre-Intermediate course.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Saturday between 12:00 and 14:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Elementary (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194031592)

English Elementary 4 (A1-A2)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday 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.

English File Elementary (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194031592)

English Pre-Intermediate 1 (A2)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Pre-Intermediate 1 is the first part of our Pre-Intermediate English course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are holidays, about family and future plans and dreams.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with a sound basic knowledge (A1-A2) of the English language or for students who have already followed our Elementary 3 course.

Result after the course:  You are able to talk about future plans using the future tense. You can also make more complex sentences about family relationships. Word order and prepositions of time and place have also been discussed extensively.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs or Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs or Friday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Pre-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194037419)

English Pre-Intermediate 2 (A2-B1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Pre-Intermediate 2 is the second part of our English Pre-Intermediate course. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are personal relationships, lifestyle and different moods.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with a sound basic knowledge (A2) of the English language or for students who have already followed our Pre-Intermediate 1 course.

Result after the course:  You can compare lifestyle topics. You are able to talk about people in the relationship sphere using modal verbs and verbs with fixed prepositions. You can also write a short story about predictions using the verbs 'should' and 'will'.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs or Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Pre-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194037419)

English Pre-Intermediate 3 (A2-B1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Pre-Intermediate 3 is the third and last part of our Pre-Intermediate course. The complete course consists of three parts. Some themes are biographies, inventions and gossip.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with a sound basic knowledge (A2) of the English language or for students who have already followed our Pre-Intermediate 2 course.

Result after the course:  You will be able to talk about important people in history using a passive or active tense. You will also be able to discuss certain inventions using conditionals. You will be able to talk extensively in a casual or unconstrained way about famous people. After you have finished this course you will have obtained a CEFR level B1 and you can then follow our English Intermediate 1 course.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Pre-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194037419)

English Pre-Intermediate 4 (A2-B1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 9:30 and 11:30 hrs (ONLINE)

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

English File Pre-Intermediate (3rd) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194598576)

English Intermediate 1 (B1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Intermediate 1 is the first part of our English Intermediate courses. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are transport, food and stereotypes.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with a CEFR level B1 or for students who have already followed our Pre-Intermediate 3 course.

Result after the course:  You are able to make sentences in the past, present and future. Also, you can easily make comparisons about all kinds of topics and you are able to talk extensively about people and their peculiarities. The correct use of articles is also no longer a problem for you.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs or Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194035910)

English Intermediate 2 (B1+)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Intermediate 2 is the second part of our English Intermediate courses. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are sports, the human body and relationships.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with a CEFR level B1 or for students who have already followed our Intermediate 1 course.

Result after the course:  You are able to understand several difficult, longer texts about sports and relationships. You can express yourself fluently in English about customs and traditions and you will manage to create well-structured texts on a variety of subjects.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194035910)

English Intermediate 3 (B1-B2)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  English Intermediate 3 is the third part of our English Intermediate courses. The complete course consists of 3 parts. Some themes are education, the internet and money.

For whom:  This course is meant for students with a CEFR level B1 or for students who have already followed our Intermediate 2 course.

Result after the course:  You can talk at length and write in detail regarding educational systems and about the influence of the Internet. You will also be capable of talking about income and money by using conditional tenses. At the end of this course you are almost at a CEFR level B2 and can now start following one of our English Upper-Intermediate courses.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs or Tuesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

If you would like to know what the best course is for you, we can plan an intake to determine your exact level. Contact us on 0031-(0)70 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.

English File Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194035910)

English Upper-Intermediate 1 (B1-B2+)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Result after the course:  After following this course, you will have completed a number of advanced grammatical topics in English and your level according to the CEFR will be close to B2.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs (ONLINE) or Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Thursday 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.

English File Upper-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194039697)

English Upper-Intermediate 2 (B2)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Result after the course:  You can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, recognising their implicit meanings. You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without searching for words. You can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You can produce clear, well-structured, detailed texts about complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices. The end level of this course is in accordance with the CEFR level B2.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Saturday between 9:00 and 11:00 hrs

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

English File Upper-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194039697)

English Upper-Intermediate 3 (B2+)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: 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.

English File Upper-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194039697)

English Advanced 1 (B2-C1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Result after the course:  Your grasp of the English language approaches that of a native speaker, both in written and spoken form. Once you have completed the next module English Advanced 2, you will have almost obtained CEFR level C1.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Monday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs or Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs or Thursday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs (ONLINE)

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

English File advanced (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194038355)

English Advanced 2 (B2-C1+)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Result after the course:  You can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, recognising their implicit meanings. You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for words. You can use the English Language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You can produce clear, well-structured, detailed texts about complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday 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.

English File advanced (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194038355)

English Advanced 3 (C1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday 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.

English File advanced (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194038355)

English Advanced 4 (C1)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday 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.

English File Advanced (3rd) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194502399 )

English Communication Skills

week commencing 18 July
€225

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

English Conversation A+

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  The classes aim at improving English speaking skills, including pronunciation. Using role playing games and various exercises, your confidence while speaking English will surely get a boost!

For whom:  Students who are enrolled in one of the Elementary, Pre-Intermediate or Intermediate classes (CEFR levels A2 to B1-B2) or already have an equivalent level.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Friday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

English Conversation B

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  Like the Conversation A classes, the B version is very suitable for following in combination with a regular class. You can also take only the conversation class. There is a bit more emphasis on vocabulary and a little bit of grammar to make sure the sentence structures are all right. This is done from a practical approach.

For whom:  Students who are participating in one of the Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate courses (CEFR levels B1-B2) or already have an equivalent level.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Friday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

English Elementary 2/RUS (A1-A2)

week commencing 18 July
€225

Description:  Продолжение курса English Elementary 1/RUS.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Saturday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

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

English File Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194035910)

Accelerated Elementary (A1+)

week commencing 18 July
€495

Description:  This course encompasses the English Elementary 1 and 2 courses in one compact course given twice a week.

For whom:  Excellent course for those who want a fast-paced course and improve their English skills together with other serious fellow students.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

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

English File Elementary (3rd) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194598644)

Accelerated Pre-Intermediate 1 (A2)

week commencing 4 July
€495

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday and Friday 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.

English File Pre-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194037419)

English IELTS training (B2)

week commencing 18 July
€495

Description:  During this course you're going to be drilled in each of the four exam parts: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. You will be using real assignments from previous exams. Extra attention will be given to the most difficult part of the exam, which is Writing. The course is both intensive and effective, but to get the most out of it, you will have to allocate sufficient time for both the contact hours and homework.

For whom:  Students who already have an Upper-Intermediate or higher level (CEFR B2) and need to pass the IELTS exam. Usually it's for studying at a college or university in the Netherlands or abroad.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday and Friday 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.

Cambridge IELTS 12 Academic Student's Book with Answers €35.00

(ISBN: 9781316637821)

Accelerated Upper-Intermediate 1 (B2)

week commencing 18 July
€495

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Monday and Thursday between 12:30 and 14:30 hrs

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

English File Upper-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194039697)

Intensive English 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.

English File Beginner (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194029803)

English File Elementary (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194031592)

English File Pre-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194037419)

English File Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194035910)

English File Upper-Intermediate (4th) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194039697)

English File Advanced (3rd) €48.00

(ISBN: 9780194502399 )

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 *