a small, goal-oriented company in Amsterdam, offering language courses
NT2 (Dutch as a foreign language) and NT1 (Dutch for native speakers).
Because we are small and flexible (low overhead costs), our prices are
The courses are given by Jolien E. Manassen, M.A., who studied Dutch Language
and Literature in Utrecht. Over the years she has developed her own modern
and highly acclaimed methods of teaching Dutch to Dutch and non-native
speakers. She has 20 years' experience in teaching Dutch to students of
many nationalities - in business or non-profit organizations.
Since 2009 she has offered courses in DutchLT: one-to-one private lessons
or in small groups.
The NT2 courses are aimed at expats wanting to learn Dutch for whatever
reason: professional or private. In-company training is possible.
The NT1 courses are for native speakers, who want to improve their spelling
and writing skills.
method of teaching can be characterized as 'playing it by ear'. Her vast
experience as a language trainer enables her to accurately assess the
level of competence of her students. She offers - in combination with
the students' wishes and targets - the apposite learning tools within
The lessons are given in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. She knows
how to put her students at ease and make them feel confident, so that
they can fully focus on learning the language.
The material she works with is to the point, up-to-date and challenging.
By 'offering' just a bit more all the time, she keeps her students enthusiastic