Het Kinderproject

Koentact’s main objective is to spread the Dutch language the fun way among as many expats as possible. Being able to speak the local language is crucial if you have longer-term plans here in Holland: you can immerse in the culture of the country more deeply, leave communicational burdens behind, and have the chance to …

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Video: Swearing in Dutch

One of the most important language skills required when speaking Dutch is how to swear like a native. In this video, one of our teachers shows how to swear in Dutch using female genital parts. Wat leuk!  

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In the words of our teachers: Nathalie

Dutch Deli courses (B1-B2) It is fantastic when your students get to a level where they do not only understand insider language jokes but start making them! Lessons are no longer lessons but a genuine exchange of information, humor, thought and feelings in one specified language. As a language teacher, it is awesome to see …

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New Year, new ambitions, and how not to lose them

It is a new calendar year. During this time, everyone is busy with living up to their new year’s resolutions. Did you decide that “I want to be fluent in Dutch!” and ”I am going to learn in Dutch!” but you are already in trouble sticking to that? Let us guide you and give you …

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Amsterdam Language Café – A look back at 2017

The holidays are just around the corner and the end of the calendar year is fast approaching. Since plenty of things have happened around our Amsterdam Language Café, we have a lot to share with you about this ‘free-style playground’ for Language Lovers from all over the world. Altogether 44 workshops were organised this year: …

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Here in Holland podcast

Andy Clark from the Here in Holland podcast was with us during our last field trip. Andy was a great guest and we had a good time showing him how we do things at Koentact. Andy’s Dutch is excellent already but perhaps he did pick up a thing or 2 about learning Dutch in a …

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And the winner is..

On February 6th we launched our #matchtheword contest, which encouraged contestants to go out and interact with the Dutch environment in a fun way. We came up with some Dutch words, like ‘sprankelend’ and ‘inspiratie’, which participants had to match with a real life place or situation. Creativity was key here, and this resulted in some great …

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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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