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19 September 2018

The Netherlands—a hotspot for learning German

In any given week this summer, almost half of the students learning German were not Dutch and had seemingly no connection whatsoever to the Netherlands. So how did they end up at Regina Coeli for their foreign language training?

11 September 2018

GoodHabitz and Regina Coeli team up

Students of Language Institute Regina Coeli, also known as “the Nuns of Vught”, will be able to do online training modules from e-learning specialist GoodHabitz during and after their language courses as of 1 September. A number of their online learning modules will be available in Regina Coeli’s e-learning system.

11 September 2018

Learning Dutch at the kitchen table and in museums

Most people know Regina Coeli thanks to our “week with the Nuns” concept. At times, clients have somewhat unique training requests, which we do not at all mind because we then get the opportunity to rise to the challenge. Fifteen-year-old Dafna Heule’s programme is a good example of a course that was composed entirely according to the client’s needs.

27 August 2018

Learn a foreign language with the Nuns using virtual reality

Learning a foreign language using virtual reality has recently become possible at Language Institute Regina Coeli, also known as ‘The Nuns of Vught’. Regina Coeli is the first language institute to make use of virtual reality (VR) in language training to develop students’ communication skills.

20 August 2018

How much does speaking a language pay?

There are loads of articles on how pleasant it is to speak multiple foreign languages, how good it is for your brain and how enriching it is for your life. But does knowledge of a foreign language literally enrich you as well? In other words, does speaking a foreign language have financial benefits?

20 August 2018

Correct word order in Dutch sentences

The structure of Dutch sentences is something that many people who learn Dutch struggle with. That is not surprising. While many languages have a fixed sentence structure, Dutch has three! In this article, we look at the general rules concerning Dutch sentence structures.


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