Feeling left out in The Netherlands? Just a “Hoi” can change everything. Here’s the best way to feel at home. Learing Dutch not only helps in tapping better job opportunities, but also integrating into the Dutch culture and society.

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Dutch Language Courses

Dutch Language Courses are provided as per the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) for Languages. Dutch Language Study is further divided into 5 levels. The Elementary levels A1 and A2 focus on basic topics, frequently used expressions, informal email writing and day-to-day matters. By the end of the A2 level, a student can comfortably read and listen to short stories and fairy tales. The Intermediate levels B1 and B2 include more complex grammar structures, formal email writing and subjects and topics that help articulate individual viewpoints. The fluency is near-native and a person can comfortably work with Dutch colleagues. The Advanced level C1 is the same as a native level and a person can virtually understand everything and converse spontaneously without having to skim through a dictionary.

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Online Training for Civic Integration and CNaVT Exams

The technology today has also helped me connect with students abroad. I provide online trainings via Skype or other apps and prepare students for the Civic Integration (Inburgeringsexamen) and CNaVT exams. NT2 (Nederlands als tweede taal) is a government exam for foreigners staying in The Netherlands and who wish to pursue higher university studies. It also helps in applying for better employment opportunities and citizenship or permanent residence.

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In accordance with the ANS (Algemene Nederlandse Spraakkunst)

The Dutch Language Classes are conducted in accordance with the ANS (Algemene Nederlandse Spraakkunst), Het Groene Boek and Van Dale supported by De Nederlandse Taalunie.

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“I really enjoyed the course, Richa. The course has really helped me in The Netherlands.”

- Vyshnavi Molakala Narasimhalum,Students’ batch, June’22

“I work at the Netherlands Consulate in Mumbai and have been associated with Richa and The Dutch Door® for almost 2 years now. I have completed A1 level and am in the middle of the A2 level. My experience has been wonderful. Richa has a very deep knowledge of Dutch language. She is a very calm and composed teacher who makes sure that the students understand the lesson/ grammar/pronunciation and gives attention on an individual level. She loves teaching and has a deep affinity for learning language. She makes the experience very interactive with quizzes, exercises, group activities and conversational practice.”

- Manasi Kadane,Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, June’24

“I have studied here and it was a nice experience to learn this language because of Richa mam and her team so I recommend The Dutch Door® for learning Dutch language. Thank u ma'am and Karthik sir.”

- Ratna Singh,Students’ batch, A2 Dec’23

“I learnt A2 at The Dutch Door® with Karthik sir and Richa ma'am. They were excellent teachers! They always kept us on our feet with exciting activities and lessons, I enjoyed each class. I can't wait to keep learning Dutch with The Dutch Door®. Hartelijk bedankt!”

- Medhavi Bose,Students’ batch, A2 Feb’24

“I have thoroughly enjoyed the courses and guidance provided. I am also interested in A2 level batch.”

- Roopak Uniyal,Students’ batch, A1 Feb’24

“Very good teaching and study materials. Thanks to Karthik and Richa for all the efforts.”

- Shobana Jagdale,Students’ batch, A1 Feb’24

“I completed my A1 level from here and I'm also planning on finishing my A2. The course is very well-structured and the trainers are very patient and knowledgable. Would highly recommend it for anyone planning to go to the Netherlands.”

- Mahek Agarwal,Students’ batch, A1 Jan’24

“One of the most rewarding investments I've made in learning Dutch has been attending classes with Richa! Since starting with her, my Dutch skills and confidence have improved significantly. Last month, when I visited The Netherlands after a year and a half, I was able to confidently have conversations with native Dutch speakers! I highly recommend Richa's classes to anyone aiming to reach at least an intermediate level in Dutch. She is very patient, and great at incorporating games and fun activities into lessons, ensuring that you remain on your toes, and don't lose curiosity. Heel erg bedankt voor uw fantastische lessen, Richa!”

- Rajul Sharma,Students’ batch B1, Jan’24

“Excellent courses to learn the basics and build up confidence to converse with native speakers! Love the fun exercises and the focus on grammar and vocabulary to make every class engaging and educational. Richa, you’re doing an amazing job helping people integrate in a new language and culture.”

- Soumitra Bhat,Students’ batch B1, Jan’24

“Richa is excellent in teaching Dutch. Focus on vocab and grammar helped develop Dutch in course A1-B2. Congratulations Richa.”

- Gunjand Jamindar,Students’ batch B1, Jan’24

“I recently enrolled at Dutch Door for A2 level Dutch and I must say that it has been an exceptional experience. The course not only provided a solid foundation in the Dutch language but also offered an immersive environment to practice and improve my fluency. Enrolling here is an exceptional investment for anyone looking to learn Dutch. The combination of highly qualified instructors, comprehensive curriculum, immersive learning environment, small class size, and additional resources make it the perfect gateway to fluency. Whether you're a beginner or wanting to improve your proficiency, this class is worth every penny. I highly recommend it!”

- Keith D’silva,Students’ batch A2, Dec’23

“Great job done ! Learning Dutch is not that easy but with The Dutch Door®, it became easier. Richa has great knowledge on the subject and language! She made Dutch learning very easy for us!”

- Rasik Lal,Students’ batch, Nov’23

“My journey to learn Dutch took an exciting turn when I discovered The Dutch Door®. As a beginner, I was initially sceptical about learning a new language online, but after just a few sessions, I was hooked. Bedankt!”

- Yasmine,Students’ batch, Nov’23

“The Dutch Door® has given me a very great experience, helping each and every person with learning the new language. They pay keen attention on each person’s growth and they have helped me learn this language very fast and very easily. I would recommend this institute to any person who wants to learn Dutch.”

- Alpa Raja,Students’ batch, Jan'24

“Awesome place for learning Dutch language. The staff is very supportive and professional. The founder, Ms Richa Gujarathi, not only has in depth knowledge and command over Dutch language but also exemplary training skills.”

- Indrajit Sarnaik,Students’ batch, Dec'23

“The Dutch Door® is the best language institute for Dutch Language and Culture .Infact the best in India. Richa Gujarathi is a mega expert in the language and her teaching and training are beyond excellence.”

- Karthik Venkatramani,A2 training

“Absolutely recommend The Dutch Door® for anyone looking to learn Dutch! I started at the A1 level and I'm now progressing through A2. The classes are fantastic - they're kept small which allows for a lot of interaction and getting pushed outside your comfort zone in a positive way. Karthik does a brilliant job of explaining grammar basics and general concepts, using lots of clear examples to make it easy to understand. The classes are also engaging - we do fun exercises like role playing from books, which make learning more enjoyable. Overall, I've had a very positive experience at The Dutch Door® . The teachers, Richa and Karthik, are both excellent. I've learned so much already and I'm confident I'll keep improving. In fact, I'm so happy with the classes that I plan to continue all the way to B2 level! Highly recommend checking them out if you're interested in learning Dutch!”

- Ashwanth Ramasubbu,Students' batch - Feb'24

“If you ever want to take up learning the Dutch language, The Dutch Door® is the right place!! Richa ma'am and her team are absolutely amazing! The teaching skills and the syllabus being taught is exceptional! The Dutch textbook created by Richa ma'am herself is excellent! It really makes you want to study further! Hartelijk bedankt!”

- Ratna Singh,Students' batch - Dec'23

“The Dutch Door® is a very good place to learn Dutch language in India. The launch of first official Dutch language textbook by Richa and it's appreciation by Dutch consulate is in itself an attestation to her hard work and dedication.”

- Dr. Aadil Shah,Students' batch - Nov'23

“Best place to learn Dutch language. Richa is the only one in INDIA to write a book on Dutch language! My son is taking her classes. We are as a parent really happy!”

- Pedaller Point,Hyderabad

“The introduction of Dutch language classes in India has been incredibly beneficial for language enthusiasts and professionals alike. The Dutch language program offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience, facilitated by knowledgeable instructors who are passionate about sharing their language and culture. As someone who has attended these classes, I can attest to the quality of instruction and the effectiveness of the curriculum in developing proficiency. Whether you're interested in learning Dutch for travel, business, or personal enrichment, the opportunity to do so in India is a valuable one. I highly recommend taking advantage of these Dutch language classes to expand your linguistic horizons”

- Abhimanyu,Students’ batch, Oct’23

“I recently completed the Dutch language course both A1 and A2 level offered by The Dutch Door®, and I must say it was a great learning experience. I found it quite immersive and engaging course that effectively teaches the Dutch language while providing cultural insights along the way. Richa provided a very comprehensive course covering a wide range of topics, including vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and cultural nuances. Each lesson builds upon the previous one, ensuring a solid foundation in Dutch language skills. I appreciated the interactive nature of the course, which included quizzes, exercises, and conversational practice. This hands-on approach made learning Dutch both enjoyable and effective. We were also encouraged to interact with fellow colleagues through homework, group activities, and live sessions.”

- Neha Daftary,Students’ batch, August'23

“I would highly recommend The Dutch Door® to study Dutch. This is the most genuine place and the efforts put in by the trainers shows the seriousness and dedication of this institute.”

- Kunal Gaikwad

“The courses are so well planned, thought out and structured, that the basic foundation of Dutch becomes very strong. Multiple exercises and activities help implement it in daily life. Absolutely recommend!”

- Aditya Deokar

“The Dutch Door® is “the” place in India to get hands-on training in Dutch. Richa’s passion for the language and relentless efforts shows in her sessions.😊🤗”

- Varsha Gaikwad

“The Dutch Door® is best place to learn Dutch. I had a great experience while learning and the language became more interesting and easier. ✨”

- Chitragupta Kamble

“If learning Dutch is your objective, then look no further than The Dutch Door®. Richa's passion for the language is seen in her teaching. It is even more evident as she is the first Indian to author a Dutch language textbook in India.”

- Varsha Kataria

“This is really the best institute for learning Dutch. Richa is so good with her language and teaching skills. Since batch sizes are kept small, everyone is given personal attention. Richa and her trainers make sure that by the end of the course you will be speaking Dutch.”

- Samir Shaikh

“I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to you and Kartik sir for the incredible sessions that the team has been conducting. Thank you for all the time and effort that you and Kartik sir have put in each and every session ensuring that we understand the language well. I am motivated to progress further and I eagerly look forward to the A2 classes!”

- Hitaishi Arvind Suratkal,A1 batch, Nov’23

“Thank you for the classes and assessment, I really enjoyed it! I'm looking forward to the A2 level classes.”

- Ashwanth Ramasubbu,Students’ batch, October’23

“Thank you for your time and effort on the course, Richa. The course was really enjoyable, and we feel that our Dutch has improved significantly. Best of luck with everything ahead. 😊”

- B1 batch,September’23

“Thank you very much, Richa. My heartfelt gratitude for your outstanding Dutch classes. The interactive sessions made learning enjoyable and effective. The trainer's dedication to teaching is truly appreciated. I will join back for A2 in few days. Dank je wel!”

- Warisha Haider,Students’ batch, July’23

“Thank you so much for all the support and effort. My A1 learning journey was amazing. From the beginning till the end, it was so well-organised and properly explained.”

- Bidisha Pramanick,Students’ batch, July’23

“It's been a great learning experience. Thank you so much for the classes.”

- Nidhi Aggarwal,Students’ batch, June’23

“Richa, I wanted to express my gratitude for the Dutch A1 course you provided. The learning experience has been wonderful. I'm excited about the prospect of joining the A2 course in the near future.”

- Kartikey Watts,Students’ batch, June’23

“Thank you so much for the classes, Richa. I appreciate the efforts you put into it. See you soon for B1. 🥳”

- Gunjan Jamindar,Students’ batch, April’23

“Thank You for a wonderful learning experience. I thoroughly enjoyed your class with all the well-crafted activities.”

- Aishwarya Srivari,Students’ batch, April'23

“I really enjoyed the course with you. The curriculum was challenging but much needed. I just need more & more practice to be more hands-on with my level. Thanks for giving me confidence with the language.”

- Aastha Rai,Students’ batch, April'23

“Thank you for all your support in arranging Dutch classes for A1. The classes were well-organised and interactive. The trainer took all the lessons very perfectly and he always explains things several times with utmost patience. My overall learning experience with The Dutch Door is great.”

- Achyuth Rao Narasani,Students’ batch, May’23

“Thank you, Richa ma’am and the trainer for the course. The classes have been very helpful. Will look forward to join A2 course as soon as possible.”

- Sanjana Rajendra Habde,Students’ batch, May’23

“My heartfelt gratitude for your excellent tutoring in Dutch language. Your guidance and support has been instrumental in helping our child, Shrisay, complete NT2 diploma in just 40 weeks, compared to the scheduled 60 weeks program. We are truly grateful for all the time and effort you have invested in Shrisay and we look forward to more improvements in Shrisay.”

- Debabrata Pati

“Thank you for such a lovely course. I thoroughly enjoyed learning with The Dutch door! I would definitely want to continue and sign up for A2.”

- Daniella Singh,March’23

“The classes were overall very well-organized and curated. Dhana, our instructor, was very approachable and patient. It is tough learning a new language but learning with The Dutch Door was excellent.”

- Palak Choksi,Students’ batch, Feb’23

“Thanks for the wonderful A1 Course and for sharing your knowledge. It was very insightful. Look forward to A2. The course was very helpful and informative. We really appreciate your effort.”

- Students’ batch A1, Nov ’22

“Hoi Richa! Ik ben erg blij en tevreden!! De les was heel interessant en ik vond de studieactiviteiten erg leuk. Alle grammaticaoefeningen, schrijfopdrachten en rollenspelletjes waren heel nuttig en ik heb heel veel geleerd. Heel erg bedankt Richa! 🙂 Fijne kerstdagen en een gelukkig en gezond 2023.”

- Deepshika Gurung,Students’ batch A2, Sept’22

“Thank you for the courses, Richa. Your teaching methods really made learning a new language less daunting. Whatever proficiency I have today (which also made me confident enough to go ahead and get a job in a Dutch-only company), I owe it to you.”

- Ahona Chakraborty,Students’ batch A2, Sept’22

“Ik zag mijn vrouw naar Dordrecht komen en ze leerde de taal stap voor stap. Het begon met weinig Nederlandse woorden en korte zinnen. Zo leerde zij steeds meer en meer. Ze kreeg opdrachten om te maken als huiswerk. Het systeem dat Richa bij “The Dutch Door” gebruikt werkt heel goed. Ze weet heel goed waar te beginnen en wat belangrijk is voor een goede basiskennis voor de Nederlandse taal. Mijn vrouw ging met grote stappen vooruit, en ik sta versteld hoe snel ze alles tot nu toe heeft geleerd. Ze verstaat alles en verbetert zelfs mij in sommige zinnen. Wij zijn Richa samen heel dankbaar voor haar inzet en hard werk. Ik hoop dat ze zo gedreven blijft, want een goede docent is maar zeldzaam. Met A1 en A2 achter de rug kijken wij erg uit naar B1.”

- George en Heena

“The training was very relevant to our needs. We enjoyed the activities and sessions and the trainer was open to answering our questions. The notes were helpful. It was made better easier because of Richa. The lessons were well organised. Richa teaches with dedication and keep us motivated.”

- Amazon,June - A1 batch

“Thank you so much for the wonderful classes and the notes were very helpful.”

- Mahek Chaha,Students’ batch, June’22

“It's been an absolutely great experience for me to learn Dutch. A2 has been a roller coaster ride and I have learnt a lot. Looking forward to use all my Dutch learnings in Netherlands.”

- Niharika AgrawalErasmus University

“Dank u wel voor de cursus! I enjoyed every minute of your classes, very organised and clear. Thank you so much for keeping us engaged with a lot of exercises as it had also challenged myself to push further and to learn more. Heartfelt gratitude for your passion and for your willingness to share that passion with your students. I’m glad I took this course with you. Thank you once again!”

- Prency Monica AugustineStudents’ batch April’22

“Thank you for the wonderful course. Loved how interactive all the sessions were and kudos to the effort you put in to organise new activities every weekend. You'll be happy to know that while finalising an accommodation in Amsterdam last week, I was able to comfortably navigate the website as well as the blueprint of the floor plan in Dutch! Would love to move on to A2 level.”

- Aashima SawhneyWeekend batch, March’22

“I attended the online classes for the first time. I am happy with the way the classes were conducted. Richa welcomed our questions, doubts and was always eager to check if we understood. She made the classes lively and interactive. Thank you very much indeed.”

- Joe AntonyStudents’ batch Jan’22

“It's been an absolutely great experience for me to learn Dutch. The lectures were well paced and the learnings were immense. Looking forward to A2.”

- Niharika AgrawalStudents’ batch Jan’22

“Prachtige cursus! Ik heb veel plezier gehad en heb veel Nederlands geleerd. Ik kan nu met mijn collega’s in het Nederlands spreken. Tijdens de lessen hebben we veel spreekoefeningen gedaan. Ik heb dat leuk gevonden. Dankjewel! 😄 Ik werk nu in Nederland en het tijdsverschil kan soms lastig zijn.”

- Anurag Arun, NXFiltrationStudents' batch Aug'21

“The course, despite being the foundational level, was intensive and informative. I still refer to my notes and find them to be extremely useful. It was always ensured that every intense lecture was followed by a more light, easy lecture. The HW and brainstorming sessions really kept us on our toes too! Looking forward to A2.”

- Kavya RaoStudents' batch, Feb'21

“I thoroughly enjoyed the course. I feel like I have grasped the basics of the language, and I am able to recognize some vocabulary and grammatical lexicon in whatever Dutch I come across in the correspondence with my university. Your teaching was also very clear and easy to understand, I was able to follow very well. I can't wait to join the A2 level course.”

- Kushal Jayesh TatariyaStudents' batch, March'21

“I have never studied languages outside of a classroom setting before, and was used to approaching them in an extremely mechanical manner. This never enabled me to develop a relationship with them. At The Dutch Door®, despite this being remote learning, Richa's methods of teaching and engaging made me really connect with and enjoy studying the language. The classroom environment was always encouraging and accepting. I am extremely thankful for this experience and I can't wait to learn more Dutch!”

- Anjali Gaurish ChandawarkarStudents' batch, March'21

“Thanks for your efforts in making us learn Dutch. You are really good at explaining things patiently. I am happy to learn A2 under your guidance.”

- Venkata Ramana Ranga Raju AlluriStudents’ batch, Jan ’21

“The A2 level course that I took from The Dutch Door® was very thorough and nicely planned by our trainer Richa Gujarati. The provided course materials and notes were sufficient and very clear. My trainer was very professional, considerate and understanding. She went out of the way to help me prepare for the exam that was very unexpected owing to the COVID 19 related scenario at that time. Not to mention I passed the exam with flying colours. Currently I am working as HR Support Officer for the Netherlands Team of DSM. The interviewers were native Dutch people and they were surprisingly happy to listen to an Indian speaking Dutch in such a manner. So to sum up, I would recommend The Dutch Door® without any second thoughts.”

- Upasna TiwaryHR Support Officer, Dutch Team DSM

“I was not sure what to expect because the class was going to be taught remotely, also I was not sure whether I would be able to grasp it or not but I was quite impressed with the entire process. Richa's special attention to our every small pronunciations/dictations helped me to understand better and at the same time gave me confidence to speak and write better. The whole learning process was fun & professional. Richa is an expert and was very clear in her teaching method. All my questions were answered and the class interaction was very good. She gave special attention to everyone. I enjoyed doing all our activities and I would love to go for A2 level as well in the near future.”

- Krutika ShahStudents' batch, Nov '20

“It was a wonderful experience learning from you. Hope to see you soon if I opt for higher levels of Dutch.”

- Rishabh ChaturvediStudent TU Delft

“I enjoyed the course thoroughly. The structure was well devised with adequate activities. The activities were a good way to engage with fellow mates. Particularly, you were quite supportive throughout the course and prompt to clear doubts. I would highly recommend this course to my friends and acquaintances. A job well done! Thank you for a fruitful learning experience.”

- Meghna VipparthiStudent’s batch Nov ’20

“It was a great experience. The course is interesting & very effective. The road map was clear and focus was on concept understanding and correct pronunciation. The exercises and activities were planned perfectly to apply the concepts learnt. Richa is a great teacher, who is very patient, knowledgeable and always willing to help for any query. The best thing was when I tried to speak Dutch with few native speakers and they appreciated the correct accent and grammar. That really shows efficiency of this course over such a short period. I am glad that I enrolled for this course and hope that one day I will speak fluent Dutch. Veel succes en hartelijk bedankt.. :)”

- Amol Narkhede, Senior Procurement Specialist- McDermott Middle East Inc., UAE

“I truly enjoyed the A1 Dutch language course. It covers not only reading and writing, but also listening and speaking exercises. The emphasis on pronunciation and accent by Richa makes it akin to how a native speaker would speak the language. I'd recommend this course to anyone who'd like to get started with learning Dutch.”

- Arnold Fonseca

“Thanks to The Dutch Door®. Richa has helped me to understand a totally new and different language in a short time span. Even though it was difficult for me to manage office work and language study together, she has patiently resolved all my queries time to time. Her command over the language and teaching efforts have helped me a lot to understand grammar, read the sentences and speaking Dutch. This learning course was very useful in my career path. I look forward to learn from her further.”

- Vishal KulkarniSenior Design Engineer, Worley ECR

“The nature of the course is fast paced and exciting. Richa is very patient and encouraging. She ensured that we could keep up with and retain all that we learnt during the class. The course was specially helpful due to multiple methods and resources that we got to learn from. I learnt so much more about Dutch culture along the way thanks to Richa and her experience that she shared with us. For anyone wanting to start their journey with Dutch, I highly recommend The Dutch Door®.”

- Anwesha Mukherjee

“I had enrolled for the Basic A1 Dutch training (October 2020 Batch). It was very well conducted and organized. I thoroughly enjoyed my time learning the language! The course content has been structured well. Richa is a very patient teacher who makes the classes fun. The group of five students in total made it possible to give personal attention. That way could make good friends too! I would have liked one exam or test at the end of the course to know where we stand. It's important to assess what has been taught. Further, since some of them are applying for job, and some for visa purpose, a class could have been devoted to each student to guide them specifically for their purpose. Thanks again for the course, Bedankt! :)”

- Nalini Raghunathan

“You really helped me to understand when I was struggling. Thank you for encouraging me. Your class taught me how to be a better student. Thank you for your patience. You are the best teacher ever!!”

- Pooja PawarStudent

“Thanks for the Dutch learning course. Overall it was a nice journey. As I can little bit understand & read some sentences. Even though I am slow to catch, but overall enjoyed the training and the way of coaching was good. You have a good command over the language. I will recommend to others as well.”

- Sumesh Kumar GargMars International

“Thank you for your patience and efforts in teaching us. I really enjoyed learning Dutch. Also enjoyed the on-the-spot conversations and activities. They were really fun and helped build confidence in the language. Look forward to A2.”

- Malaika DSouzaStudent

“My 2-month course for the A1 level was filled with plenty of exercises surrounding all aspects of the language. I am confident that I would be able to understand e-mails, websites, and context from speech quite comfortably. This is what I needed to give me an edge while I do my Masters in the Netherlands. Credits go to my tutor Richa who excellently guided me through this journey. Bedankt!”

- Noel Vasanth, Deloitte

“Classes were nicely structured and presented. I would further like to continue A2 level. Thank you so much :)”

- Shailuranjan Kishor

“Richa has designed this course in such a way that from the very first day you start feeling involved in the learning process & develop eagerness to put more time and effort into it. According to me, this speaks volumes about her superb command on the language. This course helped me to communicate with my Dutch client a lot better as I was able to pick things up faster during our communication. I strongly recommend this course to all those who are interested in learning Dutch!”

- Mayank Kumar, Cognizant

“I have had the pleasure to learn the first Dutch A1 level from Richa. She has a smart technique to teach the language. She is fairly straightforward and friendly. Her teaching style consists of learning in smaller sessions and doing short home works but mainly focussing on the most important bits and pieces of the language to get started with. I was happy to get a head-start with Dutch and looking forward to taking the next level with her. :)”

- Yash TodarUX Researcher/Designer - Philips Design

“I had been searching for a Dutch teacher since long and then I came across The Dutch Door® and since it wasn't in my city I had started the course online, I was a bit skeptical about a language course being taught online but after meeting Richa I am sure I have come to the right place.She has good command over the language and prounciation skills as any other native speaker. Her sessions are quite interactive with a mix of reading, writing, listening and speaking.I look forward to learning new levels with her. Bedankt!”

- Snigdha Narayan, Mastek Ltd

“The training was very good and useful. Richa’s knowledge about the language is really good and the group discussions helped a lot. She took good efforts to achieve the maximum. We would definitely recommend this training to anyone who would want to learn Dutch.”

- Team Vodafone

“I had been searching for a good Dutch teacher from a long time, but after meeting Richa my search was over, she was extremely helpful and understanding while teaching Dutch, I understood the concepts and the structure of the language in a detailed manner, I hope to continue all my levels with Richa.”

- Divya Gera, Manager - Thomas Cook

“I would highly recommend Richa for all who are interested to learn Dutch. She has great command over the Dutch language and her pronunciation skills are as great as the native speakers. I can vouch for this, after spending two months in Amsterdam before joining the course. She has all the skills required for a great tutor - knowledge, patience, dedication and passion for the language. Richa has the best teaching method which has helped me to grasp the language at a faster pace in just 2 months. Learning any language requires a lot of effort from learner's end as well hence it is important that the learner also possess all the required skills just like the tutor. I am looking forward to my next level with her. Veel success, Richa!”

- Fiona Dmello, Arunika Fresco

“Richa has been a very friendly yet very professional teacher. The course content was really good and the short duration of lectures helped me grasp the concepts more easily without getting mentally exhausted. I look forward to learning A2 with her.”

- Mrunmayee Godbole, Dentist

“I had joined Richa's academy for the Dutch A1 and A2 level and can definitely say that its exactly what you would look for learning a new language. Richa is an excellent person and teacher. Her courses for Dutch are very well structured and it ensures a good learning path. Richa helps you a lot for correct pronunciations which is quite essential while learning a language. Each class is interactive with focus on all aspects - reading, writing, listening and speaking. The revisions + homework helps you to keep engaged. I would highly recommend Richa's class for anyone who wants to learn Dutch.”

- Indraneel Deshpande, Senior Consultant Technology -TIBCO

“I liked Richa's approach of having short but frequent classes during the week - 1 hour x 3 times/week . It worked better for me as compared to 2 hours session once per week. She was clear about what I would need to study and how much time I would need in order to reach A2 level Dutch proficiency in certain number of months. She was supportive and flexible when needed. The additional practice material she shared was helpful in exercising the language beyond the textbook. Lessons with her have helped me pass the A2 level exam (inburgeringsexamen) and I am continuing on to Level B1.”

- Gurjot Dhillon, Usability Designer - Philips

“Learning a new language was made so easy and fun by Richa. Though it was online but her teaching skills are excellent which would never make you realize it is online. I would highly recommend The Dutch Door® classes over any other Dutch language classes. My Dutch partner was shocked with my reading and understanding skills from the very first week. Richa is a very professional and super talented teacher loaded with patience to teach. Veel success!”

- Heena Chichkar, IT Engineer - Facebook

“With two months left before moving to the Netherlands to do my masters, I decided to look for a simple Dutch course to help with the basics. Richa's online service was the perfect way to get started on what sounds like a very difficult language. She was easy to coordinate with and very helpful. I would look forward to the classes and the homework as she made sessions fun and interactive. Now that I am in the Netherlands, I can see how useful the lessons have been. I find it much easier to understand the basics when buying groceries or getting around. Thank you, The Dutch Door!”

- Shambhavi Bhat, Erasmus University - Rotterdam

“Richa is an amazingly adaptable teacher, willing to do whatever it takes to best match one’s learning style. I was selected to attend a university in Europe, and had a mere three months to learn Dutch at the A2 level - a task that seemed almost insurmountable at the outset. Despite the limited time, and the relatively steep learning curve, Richa’s ‘ground-up’ teaching technique and focus on instruction through practice helped me through to the finish line. Thanks to her course, I’m now able to hold basic conversations with native Dutch speakers in my class, and can grasp the key messaging of the texts I read in the news. If (when I first started the course three months ago) someone had told me that this were possible in such a short span of time, I would have truly been astounded!”

- Nishant Store, INSEAD MBA Student

“Richa’s methodology of teaching Dutch basics is amazing. Within a few lessons, I was able to understand and quickly grasp the semantics of the language. Richa helped me understand various rules with ease. By the end of my A1 course, I was able to show off 🙂 my Dutch skills. It was fun to introduce myself in Dutch, kick off a basic casual conversation with native Dutch speakers. This was possible with the help and motivation of Richa. I surely recommend Richa to anyone who is interested in learning Dutch and looking to enhance their skill set for better future opportunities. Veel Succes!”

- Ricky Thakkar, Accenture

“For learning Dutch, I was trying earlier to go through online tutorials, but it is always better when it is instructor-led. Learning Dutch from Richa has been a pleasant experience. Complete sessions were smooth and fine. With proper time and guidance from her, I was able to walk through. She is nice and friendly and I would recommend her to anybody wanting to learn Dutch.”

- Somendu Maiti, Senior Java Developer - Jibes B.V.

“I found the engaging, informal and individual focus to be a perfect match for my learning experience. Richa is an excellent educator and strives to make the learning process enriching and fun at the same time. Learning Dutch has made life so much more exciting and easy here in Delft.”

- Akshay Patil, Student TU Delft

“Being aware that learning a new language can be intimidating, Richa patiently ensures that the student is comfortable through the complete learning experience. Her classes are interactive and interesting. Besides learning basic Dutch from her, I got insights into the Dutch culture. An excellent course indeed! Thank you, Richa!
It has been a great course and now I'm even more excited to be studying in the Netherlands.”

- Preeti Sandhir, Student TU Delft

“The Dutch classes really helped me when I reached Netherlands. Richa is a great teacher who has been patient with me. She's got really good exercises and practice questions. It was an amazing session!”

- Radhika Joshi, Erasmus University – Rotterdam

“We have recently expanded our reach to The Netherlands and learning Dutch has not only helped us improve our rapport and deal better with our clients, but also bag more orders. Her training was simple, to the point and motivational.”

- Ashutosh D., Marketing Head – Adel International

“Richa has been a very supportive motivating teacher. She has made language learning fun with her set of interactive activities. By now, we can understand basic Dutch sentences and stories and we have loved her training sessions.”

- Students’ batch KU Leuven

“It has been an excellent session with Richa. It has become a lot more easier to interact with people here and understand them.”

- Hemakshi Bhargava, Maastricht University

“Richa has not only made the language learning process easier and interesting, but has also provided an insight into the culture and practicalities. It has helped bridge the gap with my Dutch counterparts.”

- Managing Director, De BoerDamle

“Richa has been a very friendly and amazing trainer. The sessions were interesting, interactive and informative. The course content was very helpful and made easy to understand.”

- Team Travelex

“The sessions were amazing and Richa is an exceptional teacher. I can now understand basic Dutch which has also helped me with the new project. She has made Language Learning easy and simple.”

- Shil Patil, Tech Mahindra

“Richa is a very professional and friendly teacher who makes learning Dutch in a very systematic pattern with a personal touch. I would highly recommend her for studying all the

- Ashutosh Limaye, Flex Inc.

“A good tutor always makes your learning reach new heights. I studied the A1 and A2 levels
with Richa and she was great. Hardworking, dedicated and always willing to help you in
learning. Class material was also good and it can enhance your learning. I was very happy to
study from her.”

- Mohit Arora, Capgemini

“I would highly recommend Richa for the one who is really interested to learn Netherlands language. She has unique skill to relate the chronology of taught language to the one you know (English). She has in-depth knowledge of Dutch language and has excellence in it. She is enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate about her work. She puts extra efforts on an individual to learn and grow.”

- Swapnil Adokar, Test Designer - Philips Medical System

“The sessions were really good, interesting and the way you taught was also really helpful. I would recommend you to use the same text book and not to change it because I feel it is really helpful even though it takes some time to study each chapter and new words. Thanks a lot for the sessions, will see you soon for A2 :-)”

- Sreepriya Sreekumar - CERNER India

“Thank you very much for the training of A1-level of Dutch. I can say the course content was very good, everything explained in detail and this will help people planning to take up the language exam. One recommendation is, can there also be a different course content for people who need the coaching just to learn the language (reading and writing).”

- Raghavendra KS - Student

“Guys Guys!!!! If you are looking for learning Dutch then this is the door you should knock at! Ms. Richa has immense knowledge about the subject and not only that , she makes the language so simple and learning so fun filled and interactive. I really recommend you to follow her lectures and she is the only teacher in India who has written a book on Dutch language- Netherlands voor kinderen. Definitely recommend and hats off to the institute for the splendid work and dedicated attitude.”

- Dr. Pranita Shah

“Richa has organized the teaching content in a easy-to-digest fashion, this creates a comfortable atmosphere to learn a tedious task (picking up new language). The books and reading material prescribed in the course also help the learner to catch up quickly. The periodic revisions and assignments also accelerated the learning Dutch. Nevertheless, learning a new language needs tremendous effort from learner's end, Richa has the best technique to help the honest learner.”

- Raghav Sharma - Vanderlande

“I really liked taking up the basic Dutch course. It was very helpful and you made it very easy to understand. I am happy that I slightly understand the gist of some Dutch news on Twitter. I have already suggested your course to a lot of my friends. I would continue to recommend this course for more people who would want to do Dutch and I would be joining the next A2 batch.”

- Sharabheshwaran ViswanathanStudents’ batch June’21

“You have been a wonderful trainer. I am so much better in living in Netherlands after the course. I will register for A2 after I have revised A1 well.”

- Ashik Bhari ShivaprasadStudents’ batch June’21

“It was a wonderful experience learning the basics of Dutch language with you. With the interactive classes, dialogue exchange and reiterated teaching, I am now able to converse in basic dialogues in the Netherlands. I appreciate the revision for the complex topics, effort put in for pronunciations and thorough revision from the textbook. It was a great learning experience. Thank you!”

- Amrita Sen

“The Dutch Door® is one of the very few dedicated institutes for learning Dutch. The founder, Richa Gujarathi, is a pioneer for this language in India. She has written the first official textbook for Dutch language in India which is very helpful and makes you learn faster. The team is very professional and extremely knowledgeable. They provide honest guidance depending on your requirements. Teaching methodology is really well planned and structured and the quality is top-notch.”

- Pallav Kataria,Students’ batch, Dec’23

“I really liked the Dutch A1 course. The sessions started from basic concepts and we reached up to the level where I can write and speak small sentences and also understand the gist of a paragraph or news. I am very happy with the outcome of this course. Richa has been a great teacher, she is very encouraging and patient and learning language was fun. I will definitely register for the A2 course in the near future.”

- Nishant SinhaStudents’ batch June’21

“The Dutch Door® is genuine and the best training center for learning Dutch language. The study material, notes and the content is so nice, easy to understand and sufficient and helps to learn the language in simple way. The tips and tricks shared by the trainer (Richa ma'am) are really very helpful to learn the language. The trainer is very nice and friendly. Choosing The Dutch Door® was my best decision. Looking forward to continue my language journey with The Dutch Door®. Thank you very much The Dutch Door® and Richa ma'am for all your guidance and support.”

Ankita JoshiStudents’ batch A2, Nov’21
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