lessons & rates



Coffee is the start of any conversation in Holland, be it business or pleasure.


Traditional wooden shoes (clogs). Still worn by around a million people in Holland.


The staple food in The Netherlands. The older, the better. But that is personal and only counts for cheese.


Eating Chinese food became a verb that sounds like you're eating Chinese people: 'We gaan Chinezen'.
Patatje Oorlog

Patatje Oorlog

Chips - mayonaise - curry sauce - peanut sauce - finely cut raw onion. Interesting combination.


Preferred set of wheels for young and old to cruise the streets of Amsterdam.


National flower of Holland, originally from Turkey.

In this course we start from scratch: a basic beginner’s course to meet the Dutch and their culture.

Next beginners’ courses starts
Pinelands: Wednesday 1 April 2020 at 18h00 till 19h30.

The Intermediate course is the continuation of the beginner’s course.

Next intermediate course starts Monday 30 March 2020 at 19h30 till 21h00 (Pinelands).

The Advanced course is the continuation of the Intermediate course.

Next advanced course starts Wednesday 1 April 2020 at 19h30 till 21h00 (Pinelands).

After the three previous courses this course is the preparation for the Certificate Dutch as a Foreign Language (CNaVT exam) in May or November.

Next advanced+ course starts Monday 30 March 2020 at 18h30 till 20h00 (Pinelands).

Course rate

Courses: beginner, intermediate, advanced, advanced +

Duration: 12 weeks, one lesson per week of 1.5 hours
Rate: R2000 + R450 for study materials (photocopies, etc.)

Conversation classes
Just talking in Dutch about the Dutch and Flemings and their habits. Minimum level B1 according the Common European Framework of Reference for Modern Languages (CEFR).
Wednesday from 19h30 till 20h30 (Pinelands). R 2500 for 10 lessons.

Private, tailor-made classes in Dutch language and culture on all levels.

Location: SASNEV (Pinelands, 4 Central Square), Oranjezicht, Gardens, Brackenfell, southern suburbs, Hout Bay, Camps Bay, Fish Hoek, Noordhoek, Kommetjie or at your home or office.

Rate: R420 per hour. Travel costs can be charged extra.

Skype lessons
Location is no longer an issue as we also offer lessons via Skype. With the use of interactive media, our lessons are no less personal than if you were in the same room as one of our teachers.

Rate: R420 per hour.

Intensive Courses
Are you a South African practitioner moving to The Netherlands or Flanders soon?In this intensive course we start from scratch, introducing you to the Dutch/Flemish and their culture. One hour-classes 2 to 3 times per week with a maximum of 2 participants – makes this a very intensive, highly efficient course.

Duration: 10 classes (one hour per class)
Location: SASNEV (4 Central Square, Pinelands), Oranjezicht, Brackenfell, Hout Bay or Southern Suburbs

Rate: R4200 + R450 for study materials (photocopies, etc.). Travel costs can be charged extra.