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The English Center Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Business English Courses in Amsterdam. Always with Native-Speaker Trainers.

Founded in 2009 by American Brenda de Jong, M.A., The English Center of Amsterdam specializes in professional Business English Training with native-speaker teachers at top locations, such as the Centraal Station neighborhood next to the EYE FilmMuseum, The Nemo Science Museum and the famous Amsterdam Red Light District; as well as in the beautiful Amsterdam Museum Quarter, just minutes from the Rijksmuseum (national museum), Van Gogh Museum and our world famous concert hall, the Concertgebouw. The city is very easy to navigate, with bike paths, canal boats, busses, trams, trains and Ubers always available! And everyone speaks good English, so your English practice and learning will go on while you are exploring our fascinating city.

With a team of carefully selected professional native-speaker teachers from the UK, the US, Australia and Canada, The English Center of Amsterdam helps individuals, groups and corporations achieve their English communication goals.

The English Center of Amsterdam offers Professional Business English Training with:

- Top native-speaker trainers

- Beautiful locations

- Intensive courses: group and 1:1 customized training

- Private Courses: 1:1 customized training

- Excellent customer service


International Business English in the Heart of Historic Amsterdam
From 18 years old 7 students per class 1 lesson — 45 minutes
26 November—30 November

This one week small group intensive Business English course is for Internationals and Nederlanders who need professional English for career success. This course is for adult participants with an intermediate (or higher) level of English: CEFR B2 to C2. We will test you.

You will work with native-speaker professional trainers at a fantastic Amsterdam location: Kromme Waal 9, right by Amsterdam's historic Centraalstation and just minutes from museums such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum.

What is the focus?

If you are not as confident and persuasive in English as you are in your native language, this highly interactive, social course will support you in building the English communication skills you need to succeed. The course includes:

• Lots of speaking practice (with corrections)

• Discussion: agreeing and disagreeing

• Vocabulary and idiom

• Writing English emails

• English presentations

• Pronunciation correction

• Grammar for business review

• Diplomatic Language

• Readings from the Harvard Business Review, Economist and New York Times

This Business English Course is right for you if you sometimes...

• Get confused in complex Business English conversations

• Get tired when you have to speak English a lot

• Cannot find the words you are looking for

• Feel nervous when you are in an English business meeting

• Let other people lead the conversation

• Translate everything in your head

• Worry that you will have to make small talk

• Aren't sure about if you are being too direct – or too passive!

• Have to edit your English emails a lot to get them right

• Think that your vocabulary and idiom is limited

• In general, you feel frustrated that you cannot be your best in English!

What will you take away from this Business English course?

• More self-confidence

• Better pronunciation

• Better performance in meetings and presentations

• Greater ease of speaking (less tiredness)

• More accurate grammar

• Better “powers of persuasion”

• Improved social business English (small talk)

• Less mental translation

• Faster, clearer and more accurate emails with less Google translation

• Better use of register – formality, directness & diplomatic language

• More fluency (flow) when speaking

• Broader business English vocabulary and idiom


You can check out other accommodation options on Airbnb. Grab $20 for your first trip!

Ibis Budget Hotel Amsterdam City South

28 minutes from school on public transport
Minimum age — 18
Breakfast only

You will immediately feel at home at ibis budget Amsterdam South. This hotel is ideally located in the south business district of Amsterdam, close to the Amsterdam Zuid train station and RAI. The metro station Kronenburg is just around the corner, making it quick and easy to get to the city centre or the airport. Get your day off to a bright start with the all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast in the restaurant. Take advantage of paid parking and enjoy your business trip or city break in a relaxed atmosphere.

Amsterdam offers a harmonious blend of history, culture and modernity. Travel to Amsterdam's city centre within 20 minutes by bus. Make sure to visit the cultural highlights of the city, such as the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House or the Van Gogh Museum.


Flight is not included. We recommend you book your flight only after you get a visa to your destination country or make sure that you don't need one. Ticket price is for your information only.


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Kromme Waal 9-H, 1011 BS Amsterdam,
Average age: 27
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