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Clear Writing (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 2 - 3 weeks
On the Clear Writing course you will work with a handy checklist to ensure that your texts speak to a wide readership (B1 language level). The course covers everything from emails, to web copy and informative texts, depending on what’s relevant to you. You will learn how to write crystal clear texts for broad target groups: customer-friendly, enjoyable to read and in language everyone can understand.  

Copywriting (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
The Copywriting course is all about combining useful theory with relevant practice. The theory comes in the form of handy checklists and the course is all about getting to grips with the practicalities of writing by doing it again and again. As you write, you will improve your own texts during the course. The ideal way to discover how to make your commercial text sparkle and score! 

Corporate Blogging (Dutch)
Number of sessions: In consultation 
Duration: In consultation 
Corporate Blogging is a short, practical blogging workshop that will teach you how to write appealing blog posts for your own business or for a corporate blog. The course covers the theory, but also offers plenty of scope for individual practice. Develop the skills that can help you breathe new life into your corporate blog. 

Creative writing (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
On the Creative Writing course, you will learn commercial and creative writing for business applications: write promotional offers, irresistible marketing texts, product texts or project proposals. You will work on your own texts, tackle practical creative writing assignments and receive specific feedback on your texts from the trainer and your fellow students. 

Dealing with the Media (Dutch)
Number of sessions: In consultation 
Duration: In consultation 
In Dealing with the Media, you will acquire the skills to deal with the press smartly. With this media training under your belt, your confidence will grow: alongside an extensive repertoire for delivering your message convincingly you will be well equipped to answer even the most searching questions. 

Dutch for work and study
Number of sessions: 8 x 2,5 hours
Duration: 8 weeks
The evening course "Nederlands voor Werk en Studie" helps you improve your command of Dutch, raising it from beginner’s level to CEFR B2. You are free to choose how many courses to take and what level you ultimately want to achieve.

Dutch for work and study sprint
Number of sessions: 8 x 2,5 hours
Duration: 8 weeks
Native speakers of German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, or Afrikaans can take the accelerated programme of the evening course "Nederlands voor Werk en Studie" (Dutch for Work and Study). This 8-week course allows you to improve your level in Dutch from beginner’s level to CEFR level A2, or from A2 to B1.

Editing (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
On the Editing course, you will discover the nature of effective editing and hone your editorial skills. You will learn how to purposefully assess and improve texts produced by other writers. You learn to identify the aspects of a text that need attention, the most effective interventions, when a text can be improved, and when a text is ready for publication.  

Everyday Dutch Course on Saturday 
Number of sessions: 8 x 2,5 hours 
Duration: 8 weeks 
A practical, semi-intensive language course focusing on Dutch for everyday situations. Within 4 months you learn the basics of Dutch (CEFR level A2). ‘Everyday Dutch’ is an e-learning course: you only have one lesson per week, and practise a lot at home and online.

Online Spelling Course (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 4 - 6 hours
Duration: Up to 12 weeks
Our online spelling course is a fun and accessible way to learn all about key aspects of Dutch spelling. The course guides you through all the tricky areas, from verb endings (those pesky d’s and t’s) to using capitals and abbreviations, and from how to handle English loan words to when to join words together. 

Presenting (Dutch)
Number of sessions: In consultation 
Duration: In consultation 
On this course, you will learn how to convey your message in a relaxed, engaging and convincing manner. Discover how to handle tension and how to come across as confident and assured. You will acquire the skills that enable you to hold the attention of your audience and respond effectively to questions. At the end of the course, your audience will see a speaker with self-confidence, who delivers a clearly structured narrative.  

Professional Dutch 
Number of sessions: 16 x 2,5 hours 
Duration: 16 weeks, 1 class a weeks
If your command of Dutch is already pretty good, this course will help you to take your academic writing and presenting skills to a higher level. The course focuses on advanced writing skills such as writing formal letters, essays, and other assignments. You also develop your presenting skills in Dutch.

Telephone skills (Dutch)
Number of sessions: In consultation  
Duration: In consultation
On this course, you will master professional telephone skills: you will explore your capacity for empathy and learn useful conversation techniques. You will learn to steer a conversation by listening carefully and responding appropriately. You will also focus on word choice (express complex matters clearly) and discuss your legal room for manoeuvre. 

Understanding Dutch in participation councils
Number of sessions:
10 times 1 hour, plus self-study
Duration:
26 weeks
If you play an active role in employee participation, it’s important to be able to follow the discussion in Dutch and understand the associated written documents. The course ‘Understanding Dutch for Employee Participation’ helps you develop the skills you need. Participants receive individual coaching from an experienced teacher every two weeks for six months. In addition, you receive personal feedback on your assignments in the customised self-study modules. Level: B1 upwards.

Writing Clear Reports (Dutch)
Number of sessions:  2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
Writing Clear Reports is all about putting the reader first. To communicate clearly, the most important thing is how your message is received. Ultimately, the clearest reports are those designed with the reader in mind. Writing Clear Reports will guide you towards achieving this focus.  

Writing for the Web (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
The Writing for the Web course is geared to active participation. You will write texts, practise web editing, employ tips and tricks for SEO, and receive immediate feedback on your work. The result will be web texts that demand and hold the reader’s attention. Not only short and to the point, but also attractive, appealing and easy to find.

Writing policy documents (Dutch)
Number of sessions: 4 x 3 hours
Duration: 2 - 3 weeks
On this course you will learn to write policy texts that are integral to successful policy-making, whatever part you play in the policy process. Develop a text that seamlessly communicates your policy information or proposal: a document that informs and convinces critical readers. A policy text with impact. 

Blogging in English
Number of sessions: In consultation 
Duration: In consultation 
Do you want to produce attractive and interesting blogs that raise the profile of your team or department? Is your working language English? Or are you aiming for an English-speaking target group? Then Blogging in English is the course for you.  

Business English
Number of sessions: 4 x 3 hours
Duration: 2 - 3 weeks
Business English is an interactive training in which you will get the chance to actively practice your English. Based on intakes, our trainer develops a customized program which enables you to practice with practical situations. All of the language skills will be handled: writing, speaking, listening and reading. We also focus on ‘Dunglish’, cultural differences, grammar and vocabulary.

Business English: Copywriting
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
On the Copywriting course, you will learn all you need to know about writing press releases, news items, web copy and texts for social media. The course combines theory and practice, so that you can immediately apply the knowledge you have gained. You will polish your English writing skills, learn how to write for various media and discover how to put your words down on paper in concise, active and appealing English. 

Business English: Meetings and Discussions
Number of sessions: In consultation 
Duration: In consultation
In the Business English module Meetings and Discussions, you will learn to adopt a position, respond and refine your arguments in English. The module will provide you with the language tools you need and plenty of opportunity to practice (e.g. through role play), so in future you can confidently participate in English-language meetings.

Business English: Networking
Number of sessions: In consultation 
Duration: In consultation 
After completing this course, you will be able to communicate in a professional manner with your international business partners and English-speaking colleagues. You will have a larger vocabulary, an understanding of the do’s and don’ts of networking and small talk, and you will be more flexible in English conversations.

Business English: Presenting
Number of sessions: In consultation
Duration: In consultation
This course will help you to increase your fluency, work on structuring your English presentation and refresh your knowledge of grammar rules. The Presenting in English course gives you the tools to communicate your vision to a group more easily and effectively in English. You will learn to let go of your own first language and operate more freely and intuitively in English.

Business English: Pronunciation
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 2 - 3 weeks
On this course, you and will take an active approach to improving your English pronunciation. You will focus on common pronunciation problems for non-native speakers. The active nature of the course means that you will soon get to grips with the aspects of English pronunciation you need to improve. We will also provide you with useful tips and tricks to optimize your English speaking skills.

Business English: Email and Telephone Skills
Number of sessions: In consultation
Duration: In consultation
On the Business English: Email and telephone skills course, we highlight these subtle but crucial differences and teach you the language skills to deal with cultural differences. Throughout the course, you will work on your speaking and writing skills and learn how to avoid common errors.

English Elementary A1 - A2
Number of sessions: 15 x 2 hours
Duration: 15 weeks
The English Elementary course focuses on speaking and listening in English in order to build your confidence. You will learn new vocabulary, so that you can immediately apply what you have learned in everyday situations. 

English Intermediate B1 
Number of sessions: 15 x 2 hours
Duration: 15 weeks
In this course you will further develop your knowledge of English at a B1 level. The emphasis is on speaking and listening to increase your confidence in the daily use of English outside the classroom. 

English Upper Intermediate B2
Number of sessions: 15 x 2 hours
Duration: 15 weeks
The course is suited to those learners who need to extend their vocabulary and gain a better knowledge and confidence in using more complex grammatical structures. The course is ideal for learners wanting to use English at work or in Education, or who wish to spend time living or working in an English-speaking environment. 

English Advanced C1 
Number of sessions: 15 x 2 hours
Duration: 15 weeks
In this course you will extend your knowledge and skills in English to a C1 level. You will perfect your pronunciation, increase your vocabulary and learn to actively participate in high-level conversations, both private and in a business context. 

Flawless Dutch
Number of sessions: 2 x 3 hours
Duration: 1 day
The Flawless Dutch course helps you improve your communication. Not only handy in a business environment, but in all walks of life. On this practical course you will learn to write Dutch flawlessly, recognising stumbling blocks and steering clear of common mistakes. Correct Dutch is a broad-based, general course aimed at improving your Dutch language skills.