About LanguageOne

Studying at an university in The Netherlands or Flanders (Belgium) starts with being able to communicate in the language. The language is the heart of every culture. Acquisition of the language is essential to ensure you are prepared for life in your new home country. So, how is your Dutch? For over 35 years, LanguageOne has been a leading international organisation that offers high-quality language and culture education to students aged 2 – 18 and adults. Our courses, including pre-university courses, and IB language programmes are delivered at our ten locations worldwide and through our interactive online learning platform. LanguageOne Singapore offers pre-university Dutch language courses to prepare future university students for life in The Netherlands or Belgium. Enrolment in our programmes facilitates a smooth transition into Dutch higher education. LanguageOne is fully accredited by the Dutch Ministry of Education and a member of the Foundation of Dutch Education Worldwide.  

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International Bacchalaureate Diploma Programme Dutch A & B

LanguageOne offers the Dutch A (SSST) as well as Dutch B (HL and SL) IB diploma subjects. The IB DP is a two-year diploma programme offered by many secondary schools worldwide. Dutch A and Dutch B (HL) is currently accepted by the majority of Dutch University courses as sufficient prove of prior knowledge of the Dutch language.


CNaVT Educatief Startbekwaam

The CNaVT certifies language proficiency of Dutch as a foreign language worldwide, using task based and domain specific exams related to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages. By passing the exam students prove that they mastered enough Dutch to be able to speak, have conversations, listen, read and write in certain contexts. The CNaVT Educatief Startbekwaam certificate provides access to most Dutch university courses. To start the CNaVT Educatief Startbekwaam course prior knowledge of the Dutch language (at least CEFR B1 level) is required.


Basic Dutch Language Course for Adults

LanguageOne offers Grade 1 – 3 courses to acquire basic Dutch language and culture knowledge. This programme focusses on conversational Dutch and basic reading and writing. Following these 3 grades students have mastered the A2 level of the CEFR, being able to get around socially in The Netherlands and Flanders (Belgium). A great start to prepare for student life in a Dutch speaking country.