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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