Agenda

03/22/2019

Nowruz: Persian New Year celebration

On the 22nd of March we warmly invite you to Taalhuis to celebrate Nowruz, the most important festival of the year in Iran.

In addition to Persian bites our Farsi teachers will prepare for you a special table, Haftsin, which means ‘seven Ss’. On it, there are seven special objects, all of which begin with the ‘s’ sound in the Farsi language and which symbolize something. You’ll learn related words and phrases along the way.

Email us at events@taalhuisamsterdam.nl to reserve your place. 15 EUR incl. bites.

03/24/2019

Italian opera: Puccini – La Bohème

The Italian Opera series is designed for true connoisseurs of art, music and Italian language.

In each meeting our Italian teachers, Anna and Paula, will talk about the historical context, the figure of the author and the plot of the work. Of course, there will be enough space to listen and study some of the most famous arias. The course is in Italian.

March 24, 2019: Puccini – La Bohème

Register here!

03/29/2019

Taalhuis A Table: a la Italiana

Do you also love Italian food and multi-language chit-chats? Would you like to practice Italian, Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Greek with natives?

Taalhuis and our house-chef Marzia invite you to enjoy a delicious freshly-cooked Italian meal served with nice Italian wine while making new friends and talking in different languages.

The entrance fee is 15 EUR, including Italian food & a welcome drink. Register here.

03/31/2019

“Italian Cineforum”: La strada, Federico Fellini

In the last time in this Fall/Winter season we invite you to our Italian Cineforum sessions.

On March 31: La stradaFederico Fellini 1954

More information about the Italian Cineforum and tickets here!

04/06/2019

Taalhuis Movie Night Chinese Puzzle

French Movie Night: Casse-tête chinois

Inspired by charming Romain Duris we’ve decided to screen this movie in our “cinema”!

Casse-tête chinois (Chinese Puzzle) is a delightful “romantic comedy” but in the French sense of the genre.

A 40-year-old father of two, still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can’t bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

Come to feel French vibes! Book your seat!

04/07/2019

Italian opera: Rossini – Il barbiere di Siviglia

The Italian Opera series is designed for true connoisseurs of art, music and Italian language.

In each meeting our Italian teachers, Anna and Paula, will talk about the historical context, the figure of the author and the plot of the work. Of course, there will be enough space to listen and study some of the most famous arias. The course is in Italian.

April 7, 2019 Rossini – Il barbiere di Siviglia

Register here!

04/12/2019

Job interview with Alma

Monthly English boost: “How to feel comfortable in your job interview”

Have you ever felt that you could do better during your interviews? Would you like to speak with confidence and stand out amongst other candidates? Join this workshop on 12 April to learn which questions to expect, the best questions to ask your interviewer, and practice these skills through a mock interview. Register here!

04/13/2019

Spanish movie night

Spanish Movie Night: Las 13 rosas

Based on a true story, the film follows the tragic fate of these thirteen young women, who were sentenced to death by a military court for a crime they had not committed. A feminist historical movie that portraits the first days of Franco’s dictatorship, a period in the past that is still in the news these days.

Just before “Spanish República de España” come to our Spanish Movie Night to enjoy this beautiful movie! Book your seat now!

04/22/2019

Greek in Naxos!

Een week lang intensieve Griekse lesson op Naxos! Aansluitend is het Grieks Pasen.

 

05/05/2019

Italian Opera: Bellini – Norma

The Italian Opera series is designed for true connoisseurs of art, music and Italian language.

In each meeting our Italian teachers, Anna and Paula, will talk about the historical context, the figure of the author and the plot of the work. Of course, there will be enough space to listen and study some of the most famous arias. The course is in Italian.

May 5, 2019  Bellini – Norma

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05/10/2019

polite and effective emails

Monthly English boost: “How to write polite and effective emails”

Email communication is one of the most common forms of contact in business today. If you would like to learn more about writing effective emails in English, using the right phrases, and adapting your tone for different readers to get what you want (and quickly), then this is the workshop with Alma for you. Register here!

05/11/2019

Incontro Pratico Amsterdam

Taalhuis will be present during this study day for Italian teachers and Francesca will host a workshop on “how to incorporate drawing in your classes”.

05/12/2019

Italian Opera: Verdi – La traviata

The Italian Opera series is designed for true connoisseurs of art, music and Italian language.

In each meeting our Italian teachers, Anna and Paula, will talk about the historical context, the figure of the author and the plot of the work. Of course, there will be enough space to listen and study some of the most famous arias. The course is in Italian.

May 12, 2019 Verdi – La traviata

Register here!

05/17/2019

Dutch lessons on Schiermonnikoog

On 17-19 May Taalhuis Amsterdam will travel to Schiermonnikoog, the most unique spot of nature in the Netherlands, to organize a deep dive Dutch weekend for students with A2 level and higher! In addition to 3 hours of Dutch daily we’ll have an excursion and a lot of outside activities. Speaking Dutch with your fellow-students outside of our “classroom” is also a part of the deal 🙂

We’ll adjust the classes to the students who join and make small groups and work on your individual needs. More info? Email info@taalhuisamsterdam.nl

05/19/2019

Italian Opera: Mascagni – Cavalleria rusticana

The Italian Opera series is designed for true connoisseurs of art, music and Italian language.

In each meeting our Italian teachers, Anna and Paula, will talk about the historical context, the figure of the author and the plot of the work. Of course, there will be enough space to listen and study some of the most famous arias. The course is in Italian.

May 19, 2019 Mascagni – Cavalleria rusticana

Register here!

06/02/2019

Italian Opera: Donizetti – L’Elisir d’amore

The Italian Opera series is designed for true connoisseurs of art, music and Italian language.

In each meeting our Italian teachers, Anna and Paula, will talk about the historical context, the figure of the author and the plot of the work. Of course, there will be enough space to listen and study some of the most famous arias. The course is in Italian.

June 2, 2019 Donizetti – L’Elisir d’amore

Register here!

07/11/2019

De drie musketiers in Amsterdamse Bos

Practice Dutch in the theatre: De Drie Musketiers!

Would you like to know what a truly Amsterdam experience is? Join us in the Amsterdamse Bos this summer.

Take your picnic blanket, favourite drink and make yourself comfortable! We are going to watch “De Drie Musketiers”, the story about honor, courage, slapstick and spectacle. More…

07/21/2019

Greek in Athens

Time for another Greek intensive course at the Netherlands Institute in Athens, 21-31 July 2019!

07/22/2019

Learn Italian on beautiful Sardinia

In July 2019 Taalhuis travels to this beautiful island! We offer you the possibility of combining your stay on Sardinia with an Italian language course, residing in a beautiful villa nestled between the mountains and the sea. Find more information here.

10/05/2019

Arabic in Egypt

The best place to learn a language is of course in the country where it is spoken. Therefore Taalhuis will travel to Egypt from 5-13  October 2019 for a special language trip! Dive into the Egyptian language and culture with us and find out why Egypt is called umm iddunya – mother of the world.

Rent a space

Are you looking for a space to have a meeting? Or would you like to organize workshops or seminars?
Our spaces are central, easy to reach, and equiped with beamer, wifi coffee etc. and whiteboards.

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Contact us

Send us an email: info@taalhuisamsterdam.nl
Call us: +31(0)6-18110984