Private Intensive English Course

Native-speaker trainer
All levels
Lesson duration 
20 hours+
Day and time
Monday–Friday 09:00 to 20:00.
Saturday by appointment.

Amsterdam, Den Haag, Amstelveen or Online
Study book
Exclusive paper books. Digital books included.
Level test
Course Costs (no added VAT)
€ 1800
In person
€ 2000

Private intensive English courses in Amsterdam, fully personalized for you.

Enrolling in a private intensive English course is a powerful way to improve English fast. With focused attention from a native-speaker teacher, you will get exactly what you need to improve your level, fluency, accuracy and confidence. Whether you want English for academia, daily communication in a new country or global travel, private intensive training is the preferred choice for fast improvement.

Quality training in great locations – English courses in Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Den Haag and online.

We specialize in personalized 1:1 intensive English courses.

Our Private Intensive Courses in General English and Academic English  – also called English speed courses – are designed to improve English quickly and efficiently. The course content will be based on you and your goals.

Is this intensive speed course in Amsterdam right course for me?

This course is appropriate for all levels and especially useful for beginners. This speed course will help you develop the English skills that matter most to YOU. Your course will be fully customized for your English level and goals. You might work on–

  • Speaking and conversation.
  • Grammar and sentence structure.
  • Building vocabulary.
  • Pronunciation.
  • Writing.
  • Listening.
  • Reading.
  • Test/exam preparation.

Is this an English immersion course?

Yes, the course will be taught in English by a native-speaker trainer. You will be immersed in spoken and written English in every lesson. Immersion learning will help you discover your English intelligence, fluency and confidence.

Where do intensive courses in the Netherlands take place? Can I also take the course online?

Intensive courses are offered live online via Zoom, and in person in great classrooms in the Heart of Amsterdam, Den Haag and Amstelveen.

In-person training in Amsterdam takes place in the beautiful, artistic Museum Quarter close to the Vondelpark and Van Gogh Museum and at 2 historic canal houses, just minutes from Amsterdam Centraal Station. Plus we have classrooms at the Ijsbaanpad (close to the A10 & Amstelveenseweg) and Nieuwe Herengracht locations.

Worldwide training is offered online via Zoom and other platforms. Online courses are provided by the same team as our in-person classes, ensuring the highest quality training.

How long is a private intensive course? How many hours?

1:1 intensive English courses are typically one, two or three weeks in length and include 20–50 hours of personalized training. Ask us about creating the schedule and pace of training that will suit you best.

What happens in an intensive course?

That depends on you, but all intensive courses are a deep dive into English. That might mean all aspects of the English language. or just a laser focus on just one skill area – whatever has the most value for you! Learners can expect a full immersion experience that will quickly increase fluency, accuracy and confidence.

In a private intensive, your learning experience will be unique and designed to cover the aspects of English language learning that are the most useful for YOU. The course might include some or all of the following: grammar, vocabulary, speaking & pronunciation, listening, reading and writing. With a private intensive speed course, you can achieve rapid, observable progress in just a week.

When can I start my private intensive English course?

We can often start intensive courses pretty quickly. Ask us. Private intensive courses are offered year round.

Are all the teachers native speakers?

Yes, all English Center teachers are native speakers. They come from the US, the UK, Ireland and Australia. They are qualified, well-educated professionals who will support your skills and confidence from the first meeting. This carefully selected teacher team means that your intensive immersion course will be taught by teachers who know and understand the exact sounds, idioms, and structures that you want to learn. These trainers bring a wealth of teaching experience to your lessons, ensuring that you will receive top-quality instruction that is engaging, effective and enjoyable.

Will I have one teacher or several?

Most intensive courses are taught by several teachers who form your teacher team.

Can I use this private intensive English course to prepare for an exam?

Yes, we help clients prepare for various exams, such as IELTS and Cambridge.

Is this English speed course a high pressure course?

We know that stress interferes with language performance, so we always strive to create a supportive learning environment where you will feel comfortable to practice and make mistakes. Our friendly instructors will provide support, constructive feedback and encouragement to help you build your English confidence.

Can I choose a full day or half day private intensive English speed course? A small or a big training package?

Yes, you can choose the schedule and package size that suits you best. Intensive course hourly rates are shown below. There is a price difference between online and in-person courses.

Online Training Cost €90 p/h (No added VAT)
20 hours = €1800
35 hours = €3150
50 hours = €4500

In-person Training Cost €100 p/h (No added VAT)
20 hours = €2000
35 hours = €3500
50 hours = €5000

All intensive English speed courses online and in person, are BTW (VAT) free.

Who takes private intensive English courses?

Intensive English speed courses are for anyone who needs to quickly achieve better English for school, university, an exam, or travel. Our clients range from university students who have to pass the IELTS to people who have recently relocated with their family and need to communicate in English. We teach artists and stay-at-home parents, university students, and actors.

Many of our clients are Dutch, but we also teach expats from Europe and around the world.

Still not sure if an intensive course is right for you?

Request your free online intake appointment and we will be in touch soon. Or just call us at +31 (0)20 823 0569. We are happy to speak with you about your English!

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initial appointment.

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