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9 February 2021

Take a journey by reading a book

When you were in school, you probably frequently heard that reading books was good for your language development. No matter how much education has changed, schools still really promote reading, so an idea that has survived all these years must have some merit to it, you might say. In fact, reading books helps you develop your language skills even when you learn a foreign language as an adult.

21 February 2019

Learn German in your leisure time

If you want to improve your German or keep your current skills up to par, it is important to keep using the language. Perhaps you already speak a lot of German at work or in your social life, but if not, we have some tips for you to improve your German in your free time.

14 January 2019

This is the best vacation I have ever had!

Language Institute Regina Coeli is undoubtedly one of the most international places in the Netherlands. Not only do people from 20 countries work here, but the students who take our language courses also come from every corner of the world. One of those is Cat Dawson, a bubbly American go-getter who is currently studying in Spain and came to learn German in the Netherlands.

5 December 2018

Writing good emails in German

Do you ever write emails in German? Then you know you have to take a bit of time to do that well, not only because writing in German may not be as easy as it is in your native language, but also because firing off a quick email without a proper salutation and ending isn’t an option.

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?

6 March 2018

Winner of the SME Export Award learned German with the Nuns of Vught

Hoenderdaal Fasteners from Veenendaal won the SME Export Award in 2017 with their Scandinavian export plan. And now the company, which is one of the leading players in the field of fasteners, has new plans: to conquer the German-speaking market. Director Bart Veldhuizen: "As a non-German producer, we’re already behind 1-0 in the German market. If my German isn’t up to par, we’ll soon be behind 2-0.”


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