Dutch Language Courses

Learning Dutch in small groups - the Hague (Den Haag), area Leidschenveen

 

ELBEST - Group courses, private lessons and in-company training for learning Dutch

Elbest offers group courses as well as private lessons. The group courses are in small groups (4-6 participants) and their dates and times are anounced via our website.

Dutch classes for Beginners and Intermediates

We offer in our language school classes at different levels.
We use the method Code plus, which is a combination of conversation in the class and a modern online method as homework.
Preparing yourself on your computer at home is an essential part of all above course. It takes you about 4 hours per lesson.
The online software offers you a broad spectrum of exercises, ranging from listening, vocabulary, grammar, text, etc. Each chapter will be completed with a test.
For those who have also their focus on writing Dutch, it is advicable to get a more detailed understanding on Dutch grammar. That is why we recommend to order an extra grammar book via Elbest.


Private Lessons

Description: An individual approach, fully tailored to your needs. These lessons are therefore more effective than above group courses so that you can achieve the same results in less time.
Duration: By mutual agreement.
Location: At the Elbest training facility, or (at additional costs) at a location of your choice.
Details: Please make an appointment with us for a free intake and for an offer free of engagement.


Group Lessons

Module 1: Beginners A (level A0-A1)

Description: A beginners course of 16 lessons to get acquanted with the Dutch language.
At the end of this course you will master about 1200 words, and have reached language level A1.
Duration: 16 lessons of 2 hours.
Details: Dates, times and costs are anounced here.
Certification: The last lesson is used for an assessment. You will be certified if you master level A1.


Module 2: Beginners B (level A1-A2)

Description: The second part of our beginners course (module 1) consists of 17 additional lessons. They enable you to start a simple conversation in Dutch with someone.
At the end of this course you will master about 2500 words, and have reached language level A2. This is the level you need to sit for the Inburgeringsexamen, a minimal requirement to apply for a Dutch passport.
Duration: 17 lessons of 2 hours.
Details: Dates, times and costs are anounced here.
Certification: The last lesson is used for an assessment. You will be certified if you master level A2.


Module 3: Intermediates A (first step to level B1)

Description: A follow-up of the beginners courses (module 1 en 2), for those who can already strike up a simple conversation.
You will increase your stock of words even further and after 16 lessons you will be halfway language level B1.
Duration: 16 lessons of 2 hours.
Details: Dates, times and costs are anounced here.


Module 4: Intermediates B (second step to level B1)

Description: The second part of our intermediates course. In 15 lessons your language skills have been increased towards language level B1.
Duration: 15 lessons of 2 hours.
Details: Dates, times and cost are anounced here.


Module 5: Intermediates C (final step to level B1)

Description: The third part of our intermediates course. In 16 lessons your language skills have been increased up to language level B1. This enables you to read the news paper, to watch the 8 o'clock news on television, to participate in common conversations and to write an intelligibly letter. This is the level you need to sit for the Staatsexamen NT2, "Programma I".
Duration: 16 lessons of 2 hours.
Details: Dates, times and cost are anounced here.
Certification: The last lesson is used for an assessment. You will be certified if you master level B1.


Module 6: Advanced A (first step to level B2)

Description: The first part of an advanced course to prepare yourself for "Programma II" of the "Staatsexamen NT2".
Duration: 14 lessons of 2 hours.
Details: Dates, times and cost are anounced here.


Module 7: Advanced B (final step to level B2)

Description: The second part of our advanced course brings you at a level to sit for the Staatsexamen NT2, "Programma II".
Duration: 14 lessons of 3 hours.
Details: Dates, times and cost are anounced here.
Certification: The last lesson is used for an assessment. You will be certified if you master level B2.


In-company training

Description: A group course, fully tailored to your needs, at a location of your choice. This will save your employees traveling time, and the course can fit close to you company needs.
Duration: By mutual agreement.
Location: At a location of your choice.
Details: Please make an appointment with us for a free intake and for an offer free of engagement.





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