Registrations for the language courses in July and September are already open. Do not wait too long to register, the number of available course places is limited. You can sign up for an intake interview via the page Register .

Start date

Intensive: July 15
Semi-intensive: September 3
Evening: September 2

Classroom course

You can take this course with us in class in Utrecht and Rotterdam. You will be taught in small groups with dedicated teachers.

Online courses

You can also take this course online . You will then be taught online classroom. You will need a computer or laptop and a quiet study area to take this course online.

Course costs

CourseLocationCourse price€50 discount 2nd course€100 discount 3rd course€150 discount 4th course
6 weeks, 3 classes a week
Utrecht (also online and in Rotterdam in the summer)€1.050€1.000€950€900
9 weeks, 2 classes a week
Utrecht, Rotterdam & Online€1.050€1.000€950€900
9 weeks, 3 classes a week
Utrecht & Rotterdam€1.375€1.325€1.275€1.225
9 weeks, 2 classes a week
(evening program)
These costs do not include the course materials (different per course).

A discount of €50 applies to each follow-up course. The discount amounts to €150 per course (see the schedule above). The discount is only valid on consecutive courses and expires when you temporarily stop learning at Lest Best.

Choose from intensive, semi-intensive or extensive!

Which course do you choose?

Do you choose for fast and intensive or do you prefer to take it a little easier? When you register you can choose a course and whether you want to follow the course in class or online. During the intake interview we test your language level and discuss everything again. You can then always choose another course if you want to.




  • Start date September 3
  • Number of lessons: 18 lessons, 2 per week
  • Self-study: 6-9 hours per week
  • Duration: 9 weeks

  • Morning course (A1, A2 and A2-B1):
    Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Afternoon course (B1 and B2):
    Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM




  • Start date September 2
  • Number of lessons: 27 lessons, 3 per week
  • Self-study: 6-9 hours per week
  • Duration: 9 weeks

  • Morning course (A1, A2 and A2-B1):
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Afternoon course (B1 and B2):
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

What do you learn in the A1 Dutch course?

Course information: Dutch A1

The aim of this course is to develop your language skills to reach the A1 level. You learn to introduce yourself, greet and say goodbye, make appointments, make a proposal, order and thank, ask questions and give information and shop. You practice grammar: present tense, modal verbs, "will", imperative, questions and question, "inversion", personal, possessive and demonstrative pronoun, comparative and superlative, plural, adjective and denial.

During this course we work with the following course materials: the book Nederlands in Gang (including e-learning), the Van Dale Dutch Picture Dictionary, the YouTube channel of Lest Best (grammar videos), Quizlet and the Lest Best study guide A1.

During this course you will take various tests and assignments: grammar, speaking, pronunciation and intonation and vocabulary. After completing the course you will receive a certificate with your results. We also look at your motivation and effort during the course. If these are sufficient, you can continue with the follow-up course: Dutch A2.

  • Intensive language course
  • Personal guidance
  • Final interview with personal study advice
  • Certificate with achieved study results

Download a demo of the A1 study guide