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Learn Dutch – About Taalthuis

At Taalthuis you can follow Dutch courses at different levels both online and face-to-face in a classroom. We aim to make learning a fun experience! Founded in 2006 Taalthuis now is a well-known language institute in the Netherlands for higher educated students. With lesson locations in seven different cities in the Netherlands, Taalthuis makes it possible for expats, au pairs, and international students to learn Dutch all over the Netherlands.

Taalthuis uses its own course materials at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. During the courses, you will be exploring all kinds of interesting subjects and current topics. Each lesson takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. Besides that, you need to spend about 5 hours weekly on homework. For the Advanced courses, the homework will be more.

The e-learning is an important tool that helps you with vocabulary, pronunciation and provides you with challenging exercises.

Read all about the different course levels below. Level check consultation hours every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon between 1-5 pm on 023-3040023

Beginners courses

For the beginners courses, it is obligatory to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

The Beginner basic course (A0>A1) teaches you the very basics of the Dutch language. You will reach A1-level. If the students don’t pass the exam they are advised to take a conversational course, practice on the e-learning before going to the next level. They need to do an intake before they are admitted to the next level. The Introduction (A0) course for au pairs makes it possible for au pairs to meet each other and share experiences. The basics of the language are taught.

The Beginners plus course (A0>A2) is specially developed for German and Afrikaans speaking students. This course has a higher level and has a higher pace than the Beginners Basic course. Students who are not from Germany or South Africa or don’t have any knowledge of the Dutch language are advised to do the Beginners basic course. Students will reach A2-level. If students don’t pass the exam they are advised to take a conversational course, practice on the e-learning before going to the next level. They need to do an intake before they are admitted to the next level.

Intermediate courses

For the Intermediate course (A1>A2) you have to have finished a beginners course at A1. New students at Taalthuis need to do an intake by phone. Students will reach A2-level. If students don’t pass the exam they are advised to take a conversational course, practice on the e-learning before going to the next level. They need to do an intake before they are admitted to the next level.

Advanced courses

For the Advanced course (A2>B1) you have to have finished a beginners plus or intermediate course at A2. New students at Taalthuis need to do an intake by phone. Students will reach B1-level. If students don’t pass the exam they are advised to take a conversational course, practice on the e-learning before going to the next level. They need to do an intake before they are admitted to the next level.

For the High Advanced course (B1>B2)  you have to have finished an Advanced course at B1. New students at Taalthuis need to do an intake by phone. Students will reach B2-level. If students don’t pass the exam they are advised to take a conversational course, practice on the e-learning before going to the next level. They need to do an intake before they are admitted to the next level.

For the course To Perfection you must have finished an advanced course at B2. New students at Taalthuis need to do an intake by phone. Students will reach C1-level. If students don’t pass the exam they are advised to take a conversational course, practice on the e-learning before going to the next level. They need to do an intake before they are admitted to the next level.

Conversation courses

Apart from the courses above we also offer conversation courses at A1, A2 and B1 level.

Level check consultation hours every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon between 1-5 pm on 023-3040023

Team Taalthuis

The Taalthuis office team