Most Dutch people speak English and will probably switch to it when they hear people stutter through the Dutch ‘G’. As an expat, you will be forgiven for doubting whether it makes sense to learn Dutch. Regardless of whether it’s necessary, it might be useful to learn the local language.
TOSS tells you the benefits of learning Dutch and can help you find a Dutch course.
When you arrive in the Netherlands, no one will expect you to speak the Dutch language. But after a while, people really appreciate it if you learn the language. A few benefits:
We must admit, Dutch is not an easy language to learn. For instance, Dutch sentence structure is the opposite to English sentence structure and you probably never had to make that ‘G’ sounds before.
So, what steps do you need to take in order to learn Dutch?
Do you need help finding the nearest language institute? TOSS is happy to help you search and make an appointment.
As The One Stop Shop, TOSS offers a wide range of services for expats and/or their employers in the field of living and working in the Netherlands with the aim of making every related process as smooth and effective as possible.
We have over 20 years of experience and we have carefully built up an extensive global network of specialists to serve you. All our team members are specialized and educated with all needed payroll certificates and our services meet the (inter)national standards.