Reverse Studyology

1. No old school sit-down-with-a-book homework.

Step 1: Prepare for each class with short grammar instruction videos.
Step 2: Practise in class
Step 3: Choose what language skills you will integrate in your daily life that week and practise without changing your routine.

2. Mindset coaching

Overcome your shyness to speak outside of the classroom. Learn how to handle your perfectionism. We give you:
- Practical tools
- Understanding of the natural stages of learning
- Tips&tricks to influence and control your Dutch conversations (in an environment where everybody speaks English to you)

3. Unique study materials

Our Reverse Studyology program and the videos associated with it, have all been completely developed by Rubio Dutch. You won’t find them at any other language school!

4. Individual attention

Small classrooms, easy access to your teacher, easy access to the school director.

Groups are small: no more than 9 students, ensuring enough individual attention to keep an eye on your progress.

To learn more about the levels, click here. Not sure what the right level is for you? Click here
Read more about our course prices here.

  • Intermediate II Online Evening Course (B1- > B1+) – Wednesday 13 May 2020

    Effective Dutch (Online) Evening Course

    Intermediate II (B1- > B1+)

    Rubio Dutch Effective Dutch for Busy People:

    ***NOTE: This course is scheduled to take place online unless government regulation permits us and it becomes safe to hold face-to-face classes***

    No Homework & Mindset Coaching

    Not sure what your level is? Please contact us, and we’ll send you a more in-depth level test or arrange a short intake phone call.

    For more information on evening courses, click here. For more information, or a free intake call, no strings attached, please send an email to:

    Effective Dutch Intermediate II Course:

    Start: Wednesday, 13 May 2020
    Time: 17.30h – 20.00h
    Schedule: 8 classes of 2,5 hours each (20 hours total)
    Price: € 475,-
    Participants: 4-9 persons
    Teacher: Marianne


    • How to use “zullen” in all its forms
    • How to use “zouden” in all its forms
    • Modal verbs, their use and meaning
    • Word order in the sentence: complex sentences
    • Complaints: written and spoken
    • Moving house: finding a new place to live
    • Perfectum/imperfectum: use
    • Plusquamperfectum
    • Reflexive pronoun
    • Passive form of the verb
    • Die or dat
    • Continuous Tense
    After this course you will know how to:
    • understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
    • deal with most situations likely to arise in daily life in an area where the language is spoken.
    • produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
    • describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

    If you have any further questions, get in touch by email:

    Hope to see you soon at Rubio Dutch!

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  • Pick Your Own Skills Conversation Online Course (A2+) – Start when you want!

    Pick Your Own Skills Saturday Online Conversation Course

    Rubio Dutch Effective Dutch for Busy People:
    No Homework & Mindset Coaching

    You need to be at an B1 level or higher for this course. Not sure what your level is?
    Please contact us, and we’ll send you a more in-depth level test or arrange a short intake phone call.

    For more information, or a free intake call, no strings attached, you can also send an email to:

    Effective Dutch Conversation Classes (B1)
    We offer classes every two weeks, you pick and choose what lessons you’d like to attend.
    Start: Start whenever you want! Classes will take place every two weeks, you attend the ones that are interesting to you, see schedule below. You have 4 months from the date you sign up to take the 5 classes.
    Teacher: Marianne Houben
    Time: 10.30h – 12.30h
    Schedule: 5 class package of 2 hours each (10 hours total)
    Structure: Students purchase credits for 5 classes (10 hrs) and are free to use these credits in a period of 4 months (8 classes) for the lessons they choose.

    Price: € 240,- for 5 lessons (10 hours, within 4 months),  € 344,- for 8 lessons (16 hours, within 6 months)
    Participants: 5-15 persons

    Content: Making small talk, navigating social situations, getting more information, having conversations with service providers, teachers, doctors, etc., giving opinions, requesting and giving instructions, expressing criticism, resolving conflict, having respectful debate, giving an elevator pitch for yourself or your ideas, how to participate in meetings, brainstorming, etc.

    18 april Rare mensen, die Nederlanders…
    Over Nederlandse directheid, eetgewoontes en meer culturele zaken. Lucht je hart, deel je ervaringen en kijk hoe je ermee om kunt gaan.
     9 mei Over humor, grapjes en uitdrukkingen. Vind je het moeilijk om humor op je werk of in sociale situaties te begrijpen en om zelf eens grappig te zijn? Over grappen, moppen en typische uitdrukkingen.
     30 mei Taal voor speciale gelegenheden. Spreken over moeilijke situaties, zoals overlijden, ziekte en andere persoonlijke problemen. Of blije, zoals geboorte of huwelijk. We oefenen samen.
     13 juni Ben je het soms niet (helemaal) eens met leidinggevenden of collega’s, maar vind je het moeilijk omdat te zeggen? In deze les bespreken we hoe je op een duidelijke en respectvolle manier met iemand van mening kan verschillen of een compromis kan vinden.
     27 juni Spontane gesprekken over het werk. Je collega vraagt jouw mening over een project. De baas heeft een dilemma en wil jouw reactie horen. In deze les gaan we oefenen met reageren op onverwachte vragen of opmerkingen.

    More dates will follow soon!!


    Looking forward to meet you soon at our school!

    -By paying for this course, you pay for five lessons out of eight that must be used within four months. The conversation course consists of eight lessons total, of which you may attend any five. Pick and choose the lessons that interest you! After the first series of 8 lessons, we might continue with more conversation lessons throughout the year.

    -Please note that we require a minimum number of students in order to run the course. If you sign up and we do not reach this number, you receive a full refund. We will confirm whether or not the course goes ahead one week before the scheduled start date.

    As you know, these are strange times, with the coronavirus spreading. Therefor all our classes take place online, until further notice. Thanks for your understanding!


    If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know!
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