Teacher Profile: Dutch Teacher London

Dutch Teacher London – Allon

dutch teacher london


🇳🇱 Allon, from Amsterdam

🇳🇱 Teaches Dutch in London

🇳🇱 Over 10 years experience

🇳🇱 With Cactus since 2009

🇳🇱 Also works as an Actor and Voice Actor

🇳🇱 Speaks: Dutch, English, German, Spanish, French and Hebrew

🇳🇱 Motivates students to use non-verbal means to communicate

How long have you been teaching for and how long for Cactus?

I have been teaching since I was 26 and I have been teaching Dutch in London for Cactus since 2009. I teach Dutch in the Cactus centre in Holborn.

How long have you been living in the UK?

Originally, I’m from Amsterdam, but I’ve been in London since 2003 and now I’ve been a Londoner for 16 years.

Where were you born and what is the city famous for?

Amsterdam. The Venice of the North. The city of Liberty. Biketown. City of culture. We’ve got it all.

What is your degree and teaching experience?

My original degree is in Business and that’s how I started with teaching.

Have you ever worked in another field?

I’ve retrained as an actor and am now work as an actor and Dutch voice actor.

How many languages do you speak?

6: Dutch, English, Spanish, German, French and Hebrew. I’m fluent in all with a beer in my hand, but will rather stammer, stutter and fake it when I’m sober.

Do you have any specific language learning tips?

Do not forget that language is a communication tool, so hands, feet, facial expressions, half-baked sentences are perfectly valid. Mistakes are encouraged and keep your language simple. Learn nouns and verbs and use them whenever appropriate (or not!).


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