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Business Language Courses

Business Language Courses

De Taaldienst is specialised in providing business language courses. These are intended to improve business communication with clients, suppliers and colleagues, at any level. The courses not only focus on learning a new language and/or improving language skills, but also on cultural aspects that are important in doing business.

Location

Business language courses are standard provided online or in-company (if the participants all come from the same company). If you are with a group and you prefer to follow the course at a different location than the company, that can also be arranged. Please indicate this on the registration form.

Courses

De Taaldienst offers a number of standard business language courses, but also develops tailor-made courses. See tailor-made language courses for more information. Choose below from the current range of our standard business language courses.

Online Italian Business Language Course (Beginners)

This course is aimed at novice learners, without previous knowledge or with very limited knowledge of the Italian language, who work or intend to work in Italy or with Italian businesses.

During this beginners business language course, both typical situations of all days and situations within the company are dealth with. The course offers activities and situations that develop language skills and that stimulate intercultural reflection.

The online course is organized in small groups in order to guarantee good guidance. Our approach is very practical: you will learn to speak Italian from the start.

Please note that the language of instruction is Dutch. However, during the course we will slowly use more and more Italian.

Details

  • Online group course via Zoom
  • Minimum 3, maximum 8 participants
  • Practical approach: learn to speak Italian from the start!
  • 10 lessons of 2 hours, once a week (Thursday evenings)

Dates

  • Thursday evenings from 19:30-21:30
  • New start date: to be determined (course has already started)

€550,- (excl. book)

Period: upon request

Register here

De Taaldienst reserves the right to cancel a course if there are not enough participants.

Short course Dutch business communication (for non-native speakers)

Basic knowlegde of Dutch is required (minimum A2*).

Contents

In four lessons, in a small group, we discuss cases and actively work on a number of themes within Dutch business communcation on basic level, including:

  • cultural differences
  • receiving guests
  • holding telephone conversations
  • making appointments

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Description

This course is intended for non-native speakers who are or will be working in the Netherlands as, for example, a receptionist or management assistant. Participants carry out speaking and writing assignments and receive feedback from the teacher.

Location

All lessons are online via Zoom.

Dates and times

Informtion about dates and times provided upon request.

Number of participants

3-8 participants.

*See Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

€350,-

Period: upon request

Register here

De Taaldienst reserves the right to cancel a course if there are not enough participants.

Short course Italian business communication

Advanced knowledge of Italian is required (minimum B1*).

Contents

In four lessons, in a small group,  we discuss cases and actively work on a number of themes within Italian business communication, including:

  • talking on the telephone with clients
  • asking for information
  • request and make quotes
  • cultural do’s & don’ts

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Description

This course is intended for people who have to deal with Italian clients, such as account managers or customer care employees. Participants carry out speaking and writing assignments and receive feedback from the teacher.

Location

All lessons are online via Zoom.

Dates and time

Information about dates and times provided upon request.

Number of participants

3-8 participants.

*See Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

€350,-

Period: upon request

Register here

De Taaldienst reserves the right to cancel a course if there are not enough participants.

More information?

Would you like to know more about one of the language courses?
Please feel free to contact De Taaldienst for more information.

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