Are you an absolute beginner? Or do you want to improve your language?
Are you ready to stop wasting your time and money on methods that don't work? Then you came to the right place.
I try to make my online lessons as cosy as possible. I use the video-conference system, so I can see my students and they can see me; we can talk, we make the exercises together.
I explain all the grammar, and if my students have any doubt or questions, I explain it orally which I think makes it easier to be understood.
It is as if we were sitting in an office side by side. The only thing we cannot do is drink a coffee together while we study.
As soon as it is possible, I advise my students to start reading books in the language they learn, and from the very beginning to start listening to the TV. It is a way of being surrounded by the language.
I always focus on using the right accent, and this helps. I have students with a perfect accent. Listening to the language also helps to open the hears to the sounds, making easier to understand. From the very beginning I also start with small conversations in each lesson.
I now have students all over the world who have been very successful in improving their language skills. Concerning the level my students attain, of course it depends on them. Together we'll see what your needs are and how fast you want to learn.
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1 Lesson | March 10, 2021
I’ve had Dutch lessons with Carina for couple of months now and I can highly recommend her! The amount of progress I’ve accomplished with her is huge. Carina provides students with books and tons of learning material that she makes by herself. Her learning methods are kind and patient but at the same time very motivating. She is very flexible by offering learning slots daily.
1 Lesson | March 2, 2021
Before starting with Carina, I knew just a few words in Dutch. In a year I managed to achieve B1 level. I am very grateful to my teacher, Carina, whose lessons were well-structured and efficient. At first, I was a bit nervous because my knowledge of Dutch was limited, however, Carina’s positive and calm attitude made the lessons fun and enjoyable. Carina is always ready to tailor the lessons to my preferences (e.g. practicing speaking, reading or learning grammar). During the lessons, I also learned a lot about Dutch and Belgian culture. Carina has many lesson slots at the weekend, which is very important for me due to the busy schedule during the week. In my opinion, Carina is an excellent Dutch teacher.