Summer can be a great time to learn how to speak Dutch, especially in The Hague where many schools offer intensive ‘Nederlands’ language training classes. Whether you are an international student coming to Holland to begin a degree program, are an expat newly arriving in South Holland or you’re a long-term resident finally deciding to take the plunge, the shorter length of these accelerated holiday courses will having you speaking Dutch in no time at all!
Here are some summer Dutch courses we recommend checking out…
TAAL TAAL [Hoge Prins Willemstraat 226 E, 2584 HX Scheveningen]
If the language school’s Scheveningen location is not enough of a lure already during the summer months, its wide offering of intensive summer Dutch language courses should certainly be key in your decision-making. Here you can choose from accelerated Dutch language training at beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels, the number of classes per week and day or evening. Find more information about Taal Taal’s Summer 2017 Dutch classes in The Hague HERE.
If you’re not specifically interested in Dutch language classes but are looking to study a different language this summer, you’re may still be in luck because Taal Taal are also offering summer language training courses in Arabic, Brazilian, Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.
Find out more about all Taal Taal’s Summer 2017 language courses HERE.
KICKSTART [Laan Copes van Cattenburch 86, 2585 GE The Hague]
The Kickstart language school is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year so one can assume their courses are effective. The school itself is located in The Hague Archipel area (just off the Raamweg) and is offering both Dutch and English intensive language courses this summer.
Kickstart’s accelerated entry-level summer course is called Starterpack for Beginners. It’s a one week class which runs Monday to Saturday. You can register to start in either July (11-16) or August (8-13). If you already have Dutch language skills and are looking to build upon them, check out either their Stepping Stone I or Stepping Stone II accelerated summer classes.
Find out more about Kickstart’s Summer 2017 Dutch classes HERE.
The accelerated summer English class (Practical English Pre-Int/Intermediate) is a 10-day course with two different start date options: July 18th (through 28th) and August 15th (through 25th). Classes are 3-hours long and meet Monday to Thursday 09:30-12:30.
Find out more about Kickstart’s Summer 2017 English classes HERE.
DUTCH FOR EXPATS [Sweelinckplein 9-11, 1st Fl Unit 18, 2517 GK The Hague]
This language school in The Hague Duinoord area has many years of experience teaching Dutch to expats. They are offering two different 1-week accelerated Dutch courses: Beginners+ (starts 27th June) and Beginners++ (starts 15th August). Their entry-level, accelerated summer Dutch course, Absolute Beginners, runs for 3 weeks and has two start dates to choose from (4th July and 1st August).
DNA LANGUAGES [Nassauparc – Nassaulaan 13, 2514 JS, The Hague]
This language school relocated from Wassenaar earlier this year and are now conveniently located in The Hague Willemspark, between Mauritskade and Javastraat. Because their courses are completely tailored to the student (or employer in the case of in-business language training), they can provide both accelerated and standard-length summer Dutch courses. Other languages they offer are English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Find out more about DNA Languages Summer 2017 classes HERE.
ABC DUTCH [Haagsche Bluf 7, 3rd Fl, 2511 CN The Hague]
This language school offers two 1-week accelerated summer courses for beginners which meet for 4 hours/day (starting 18th and 25th of July), two 1-week accelerated summer courses for pre-intermediates also with 4-hr classes (start dates 1st and 8th of August) and two 1-week accelerated summer courses for intermediates (starting 15th and 22nd August). Classes are held in The Hague city center.
Find out more about ABC Dutch’s Summer 2017 classes HERE.
TAAL NETWERK [Prins Mauritsplein 28, 2582 ND The Hague]
Located in The Hague Statenkwartier, this language school is offering accelerated Dutch courses this summer for students at different skill levels:
- Level 1: 4-week course meeting 2 evenings per week. Start dates: 27 June (M/W 19:30) or 2 August (classes T/Th 19:30).
- Level 2: 4-week course with evening classes twice per week. Start dates: 27 June (M/Th 18:00) or 1 August (M/W 18:00)
- Level 4: 4-week course with evening classes twice per week. Start date: 27 June (M/W 19:30)
- Level 5: 4-week course with evening classes twice per week. Start date: 20 June (M/Th 18:00)
More information about Taal Netwerk’s summer 2017 Dutch courses is available HERE
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE LA HAYE [Berlage Kantoor – Kerkplein 3, 2513 AZ The Hague]
Interested in learning French this summer? The Alliance Francaise de La Haye is offering two intensive summer French courses in The Hague city center starting on 4th July (through 17th July) and 18th July (through 31st July).
For additional informational about Alliance Francaise de La Haye’s Summer 2017 French classes call Tel: (0)70 362 1523 or register online HERE.