The English Center’s fully personalized Private English Course is a smart, interactive way to improve your English language skills and to get started speaking English from day one. With focused attention from a native-speaker teacher, you will develop the English vocabulary, grammar structures, pronunciation and other skills you need to reach your goals – whether that’s academic success or just confident social English conversation in a cafe.
This is a 4–6 week course.
Customized English training is our passion. Your course content will be based on you!
This weekly course is appropriate for high beginner to advanced levels. This 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, but it will include some or all of these–
Weekly English lessons are offered live online via Zoom and in person in great classrooms in the heart of Amsterdam, Den Haag and Amstelveen.
In-person lessons 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 at the Ijsbaanpad (close to the A10 and Amstelveenseweg) and Nieuwe Herengracht locations.
One-to-one private English lessons are typically between 12 and 20 hours. You can take just one lesson per week, or more. These courses usually take about 2 months to complete. Many clients renew their learning package to continue improving in social or academic English.
A PDF certificate of successful completion can be requested for any course. All certificates carry the CEDEO logo to show that we are approved providers of customized English training.
Some clients use a book or several books, and some do not. Some clients use digital materials and some use our video app. This is customized training, so every client is evaluated and coached on an individual basis. You are unique and so is your course.
For academic clients, these lessons will definitely take the shape of tutoring. Academic clients are asked to bring their books, assignments, etc., to the lessons so that we can ensure the learning is relevant to your learning goals.
Social English clients will also be encouraged to bring their interests and goals to the training sessions. We will work together, as partners in your English language development.
We can generally start a course within 7 to 10 days. Private courses are offered year round.
Yes, all English Center teachers are native speakers and members of our Amsterdam-based team. They come from the US, the UK, Ireland and Australia. They are qualified, well-educated professionals who will build your skills and confidence from the first meeting.
We will match you with a native-speaker teacher from our Amsterdam-based team. They will get to know you, your goals, interests, and learning style.
This private weekly course will help you develop the English skills that matter most to YOU. Your course will be fully customized for your life, your level, and your interests and goals. Many social English clients work on grammar, reading, vocabulary, pronunciation and day to day emails.
Academic clients often need training in advanced vocabulary, academic jargon and reading, as well as ongoing support in exam preparation, and participating in debates or presentations.
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.
Our private English courses are highly interactive, so you can expect to be talking from day one. In an English Center course, you will engage in real conversations that are relevant for your life and interests. Our quality training focuses on the English skills that have the most value for you. Whether that’s better cafe chit-chat, travel English or a better results at University, this course will be adapted to you.
We offer morning through evening hours, Central European Time (CET), and we are happy to adjust to our clients’ schedules. Saturday by agreement only.
These courses are for CEFR levels A2 – C2 (high beginner to advanced). Not sure of your level? Take our free English level test now. Want to talk more about your level and your goals? Get in touch with us. We are happy to speak with you and discuss your professional English needs, goals and challenges!
We are happy to speak with you in English or Dutch, on the phone +31 (0)20 823 0569 or via Zoom. With just a short conversation we will give you good advice about improving your English.
Please visit our intensive English course page.
Meet with a native-speaker English trainer from our top team to discuss your learning goals.
• Intensive English courses: Amsterdam & Den Haag.
• Fast and effective results in 1, 2 or 3 weeks.
• Fully personalized training for beginners to advanced.
• Online or in person with your native-speaker trainer.