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Direct Dutch Filmclub Sunday 17 December

November 21, 2017


Are you looking for an entertaining opportunity to practise your Dutch? On Sunday December 17 there will be a new edition of Read more

Learning Dutch with Annie M.G. Schmidt

November 21, 2017


This article is written by Ruud Hisgen (Direct Dutch Institute) for I am Expat. Almost all Dutch natives grew up Read more

Agenda ‘Dutch up’ 2017

November 2, 2017


Dutch up! is organised by Direct Dutch and The Hague Public Library Dutch up! is a great way to practise Read more

Competition closed

October 24, 2017

BeFunky Design

We have a winner!!! 🥂🎉🎈 Congratulations to Lucia Valero Jimenez. She won an Intensive course at Direct Dutch Institute! Lucia’s Read more

Workshop about Dutch literature November 12

October 6, 2017


On Sunday November 12 we will present you with a new edition of Dutch up! This time we will talk about Dutch literature. Read more

Mevr. Mondriaan wil haar Piet uit het raam gooien maar doet het toch niet

September 28, 2017


Mevrouw Mondriaan heeft vandaag een rustig dagje. Ze is van plan helemaal niets te doen want ze voelt zich niet Read more

Direct Dutch filmclub October 01

September 14, 2017


Are you looking for an entertaining opportunity to practise your Dutch? On Sunday October 01 there will be a new edition Read more

American presidents and the Dutch words they learnt in the Netherlands

September 1, 2017


By Ruud Hisgen (Direct Dutch Institute) for I am Expat  We recommends speaking Dutch as often as possible – even Read more

Workshop ‘The Hague in a Nutshell’ 10-09-2017

August 17, 2017


On Sunday September 10 we will present you with a new edition of our workshop series Dutch up!. This time we will dive Read more

Mevrouw Mondriaan en mevrouw Escher schrikken zich gek

August 14, 2017

droge dialogen

Mevrouw Escher heeft van haar zoon, Arthur, een heerlijk stuk kaas gekregen. Hij was samen met zijn vriendin een paar Read more

Beginners A1 (A0 – A1)

July 10, 2017

28 Nov 2017 – 01 Feb 2018 / Tues. & Thurs. / Evening (Click title for more info)

Beginners A2 (A1 – A2)

July 10, 2017

28 Nov 2017 – 01 Feb 2018 / Tues. & Thurs. / Evening (Click title for more info)

Intensive beginners (A0 – A2)

July 9, 2017

08 Jan – 19 Jan 2018 / Mon. to Frid. / Morn. and aft./ (click title for more info.)

Schema Direct Dutch Boekenclub najaar 2017

July 7, 2017

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Dit is het schema voor de komende sessies van de Direct Dutch Boekenclub. Opgeven kan via hisgen@bart.nl. Simon Vestdijk, Else Böhler, Duits Read more

Spreek Nederlands met mij: A week of eschewing English

July 6, 2017

Speak Dutch

Article taken from DutchNews.nl, written by Deborah Nicholls-Lee, published on June 28, 2017 The Netherlands’ enthusiasm for speaking English leaves Read more

‘Spreek Nederlands Dag’ 2017, café Luden wins!

July 1, 2017


Disclaimer: we post in English most of the time, so people who are thinking of learning Dutch can understand this as Read more