Win a free Dutch group course!

We created a fun contest for you guys, all you need to participate is some creativity and a camera. The price is a free Dutch group course (worth €415), either day or night, your pick! So what do you have to do? Write one of the following words on a piece of paper, match it with …

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Dutch workshop and language café

Tomorrow your week will be ‘doormidden’ as we like to say. It will be half over and the weekend will be approaching. No better way to celebrate than to meet a few fun people and practice your Dutch! Together with the Amsterdam Language Café we are hosting a free Dutch workshop with a language café …

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Amsterdam Language Café: All languages party

On the 1st of February it is time for another ALC night! Come say hi, wish everyone a happy new year and practice some languages. This is a special edition of the ALC, since the event will be held at the Student Hotel Amsterdam. We will toast to the new year, watch some dance performances and …

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Video: New Years Eve in the Netherlands

Happy new year from all of us at Koentact! 2016 has been a blast, and we want to thank you all for the fun classes and field trips we got to organize. Go crazy with the oliebollen, fireworks (actually no, be careful..) and cheap prosecco. Oh, and make it ‘gezellig’ of course! Don’t know what …

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Video: Dutch Christmas traditions

The entire Koentact team wishes you ‘prettige feestdagen’ or Happy Holidays! We hope you will get to celebrate with the ones you love. To get into the Christmas spirit, our wonderful colleague Eva made two videos about Christmas and new years traditions in the Netherlands. She will teach you how to survive the holidays here …

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The Amsterdam Language Café

Many of you may know this event by now, but for the ones of you who don’t: we introduce the Amsterdam Language Café (or the ALC, to keep things simple). Three years ago the ALC saw the light because we wanted to create a fun event with a relaxed atmosphere where our students could meet …

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The Koentact Way

The Koentact way, what is it and why should I care? Let us explain. The language school Koentact is a language school for internationals in the Netherlands who cannot wait to learn Dutch. Located in the center of Amsterdam, we welcome them and make them feel at home.  Learning a new language is difficult enough, …

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Video: How to survive Dutch service

We did it again! A couple of months ago, we made another video together with the Amsterdam Shallow Man. This time we tell you how to survive Dutch service, which can be quite hard at times. Watch the video to find out how to deal with the most common responses when requesting service in the Netherlands like: …

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Hallo, welkom!

Welcome to the Koentact Blog, a place where we will give you updates on our language courses, reviews from our field trips and everything else which has something to do with Koentact. We will also sneak some Dutch words and phrases into the blogs, so you might even end up learning something. Koentact has always …

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