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17 November 2023

Taking the plunge: Learn Dutch with Regina Coeli's part-time immersion program

If you've ever contemplated learning Dutch efficiently, Regina Coeli, affectionately known as 'the Nuns of Vught,' might be the key to unlocking fluency. Renowned for its intensive language courses, Regina Coeli offers a full-immersion experience that significantly accelerates the language-learning process. The private lessons with native speakers, diverse learning materials, and an immersive environment characterize this renowned language institute.

14 November 2023

Through any kind of weather

Dutch people go by bike to work, school, the pub, the sports club, you name it. And you’ll generally find them cycling through any kind of weather. A heavy downpour doesn’t stop the Dutch (and the expats who have also adopted the habit) from hopping on their bikes. How do they manage?

6 June 2023

Learn Dutch the way you would eat ice cream

Would you like to join us for an ice cream? Not many people would turn down that offer. And how would you react if you were asked: ‘Would you like to learn Dutch with us?’ Chances are you’d have to think about that a little more and all sorts of doubts would pop up in your head. If you can really enjoy ice cream, then you have everything you need to learn Dutch well. Read on!

14 February 2023

Learning Dutch: when are you going to get started?

When you’ve just arrived in the Netherlands, you face an important decision: are you going to learn Dutch? And when will you do that: right away or after you settle in a bit?

30 November 2022

What language do you communicate in?

When you zoom in on language, you find that a multitude of languages are spoken in the Netherlands. Recent research has shown that 25% of adults here prefer to speak a language other than Dutch at home.If you aren’t required to learn Dutch, you can generally get by with English. An important question then is: is your English and that of your conversation partners up to scratch? And you could also ask yourself whether you’re comfortable not being able to understand and speak Dutch.

22 November 2022

‘The Nuns’ are coming to the High Tech Campus to teach Dutch

The High Tech Campus in Eindhoven has been called the smartest square kilometre in Europe. To make the area even smarter, Language Institute Regina Coeli (‘the Nuns of Vught’) will be kicking off Dutch courses on location as of January 2023. The aim is to make learning the language and culture more accessible for the many expats—and their partners—who live and work in the Brainport region.

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