Languages: German, English, Dutch
Price (from): €1,750 / day
Nobody knows the differences between the Netherlands and Germany as precisely as the people who grew up in the border region. Like Gertie Thiesen, who grew up in the Venlo area - in the immediate vicinity of her neighbor Germany. She comes from an entrepreneurial family who have been active in the hotel and tourist industry for years. As a child, she met many people from both sides of the border. Gertie Thiesen, who first lived in Tilburg, then professionally in beautiful Amsterdam and moved to the Rhine metropolis Düsseldorf in 2001, may, therefore, have become the border between the two countries. She still lives in the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia and is therefore the perfect intermediary between the Netherlands and Germany. Gertie Thiesen wants to pass on her experience and knowledge and you always find a competent contact person in her. As a language and culture trainer, since 2010 she has also been helping Germans who want to settle in the Netherlands. She works for companies such as alltours, Tata steel, Segro, and EY-Deutschland. Gertie Thiesen treats every customer individually and personally. She not only learns the language, but she also offers her help when it comes to the cultural specifics of each country.
About the training
Keep in touch with the Dutch!!
For businesspeople, foreign languages are an important indicator of success. We teach you the Dutch language both in word and writing and also in the business language when you are traveling in Germany as an entrepreneur. Upon request, we come to your company and teach you Dutch in a group or in private lessons. The language training is precisely tailored to your wishes and ideas so that you can easily communicate with your business partners from the Netherlands. If you want to get a foothold in the Netherlands, it is of course not only the Dutch language that is important. We are happy to inform you about cultural differences when it comes to successful business relationships. Many German companies work intensively with companies from the Netherlands and these companies are no longer to be found alone in the border area. It always makes a good impression if you can talk to your new business partners in Dutch. It is also more pleasant if you speak the language of your counterparty by e-mail and on the telephone. This provides a basis of trust because whoever speaks the business partner's language takes the collaboration very seriously. Contact us and we will be happy to determine the current state of your language skills and work together with you and your employees to achieve your desired goal.
Language Level A0-A1/A2; Structure and development of the basic vocabulary; Communication on a simple and advanced level
Understand simple and complex texts; To fill in forms; Grammar: present, perfect and imperfect, open and closed syllables
Manners and cultural differences in dealing with customers; Business emails; a Phone call with customers; Professional vocabulary
Do's and don'ts
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