In this Dutch course, you will learn to:

  • Have Basic Conversations

  • Navigate Common Social Situations

  • Understand Dutch When Spoken Slowly

  • Read Simple Texts

  • Recognize and Use Basic Words

  • Recognize and Use Words Relevant to You

  • Use the Most Important Grammar

  • Progress to Higher Levels Independently

  • 9 weekly classes from 7 to 9 p.m.

  • For beginners with no prior knowledge

  • Goal Level: A1 

  • Course Fee € 299,-

  • Group size maximum 9 

  • Training Materials € 42,95

  • Classes are taught at Wijnhaven 42 & 52, Rotterdam

Course Details

The Dutch course in Rotterdam is a beginner’s course for students who have no or little knowledge of the Dutch language. The group trains students to reach level A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The contents of the course are specifically catered to professional expats in the Netherlands.

There is a good balance between conversation and grammar, as well as between developing your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, all with an eye on expat life in the Netherlands.

Course Materials

This Dutch course makes use of the textbook Nederlands in gang. You will get the book on your first lesson

Professional Language Trainers

Our language courses are taught exclusively by professionals. They have all received official certifications and/or university degrees, and are native speakers of Dutch.

Study at Home
Between classes, you will work to develop your Dutch language skills with the help of your textbook as well as our smart e-learning system. In the e-learning, you can quickly learn new vocabulary, view instructional videos, do exercises, read documentation and other materials, and do hand-in assignments. All on your own computer, phone, or tablet. Additionally, your trainer and our other language professionals are on hand in
e-learning, ready to help you with any questions you might have. You can also chat with your fellow students, and so learn from each other's insights. After the start of your Dutch for Expats course, you will continue to have access to e-learning for one year. 


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Smart E-learning: Faster Learning With MemoTraining

You can learn new words and phrases fast by frequently repeating what you learned in class. That's where our smart e-learning with MemoTrainer comes in. Using MemoTrainer, you can repeat the e-learning exercises that contain words and phrases you don't know by heart yet. Studies say our MemoTrainer can help you remember 70 to 95% of the words and phrases from your course, even up to a full year later. Without MemoTrainer, this can be as low as 5%. MemoTrainer is an app for your phone or tablet, but you can also use it in a web browser. 


You will receive a certificate after the Dutch Course Rotterdam course ends. This states the language level you obtained during the course, according to the European Framework. To qualify for a certificate, you will need to:

  • Attend at least seven of your nine classes

  • Complete all hand-in assignments in e-learning at least once

  • Have shown commitment to reaching your learning goals, as assessed by your trainer.

Private and In-Company Trainings

This Dutch course can also be adapted into a tailor-made private training or an in-company training.

Included in Your Course

  • 18 class hours in a group, where you work with a professional trainer on learning the basics of the Dutch language

  • One year of access to our smart e-learning and app

  • A textbook for in class

  • Personal feedback on your online hand-in assignments  

  • A certificate.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

You can sign up for one of our Dutch for Expats courses through web form or by email. If we do not receive payment of the full course fee (including books if applicable) within two weeks after confirmation of your enrollment, we may cancel your enrollment. If you enroll through our web form, you will be able to have your course fee reimbursed if you cancel within 14 days after the day we confirmed your enrollment. However, if the course you enrolled in starts fewer than seven business days after the confirmation of your enrollment, you will not be reimbursed. If you enroll while visiting with one of our training advisors at our location, you will have 7 days after the confirmation of your enrollment to cancel your enrollment and be reimbursed. However, if the course you enrolled in starts fewer than four weeks after your enrollment, a  € 150 administrative fee will be applied. If the course you enrolled in starts fewer than two weeks after your enrollment, you will not be reimbursed. Should the course be cancelled due to an insufficient number of enrollments, you will be reimbursed in full. You will be informed of any cancellation 7 days in advance of the start of the course.





If you would like to take part in this Dutch course, please fill in the form bellow. 

Ziggurat Taaltrainingen
Atoomweg 2-C

9743 AK Groningen

+3185 - 002 00 67

Our Quality Label
Ziggurat Taaltrainingen carries the NRTO quality label awarded by the Dutch national council for training (NRTO).

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