Ad Appel has over twenty years professional experience in teaching Dutch as a Second Language. He worked between 1991 and 2007 for governmental regional schools (ROC’s), private language institutes and Refugee Organizations.

Ad Appel is a graduated NT2-staatsexamen – examiner since 1999. He worked in 2006 CINOP in ‘s Hertogenbosch during the introduction of the civic integration. He became an national expert according the Toets Gesproken Nederlands (TGN).

Ad Appel developed a teaching-method that guarantees outstanding results. Lessons are either private or in small groups. He wrote two books in order to prepare for the TGN, as well as other material for (self-)study related to several inburgeringsexams.

Ad Appel got his teacher’s degree in Dutch language (NT2 specialization) in 1991. Between 2004 and 2006 he studied for his Dual Master Degree NT2 at the University of Amsterdam.

In 2013 Ad Appel Taaltrainingen was declared to be the best nation-wide language training institute.


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