Why is it called F.A.S.T. method?

We wanted to gather all the principles of Language and Motivation and make them visual. We were successful on that and this venn diagram encapsulates everything that the F.A.S.T. method stands for! Let’s take it step by step. F. stands for Fundamentals based  With the F.A.S.T. method you’ll focus on the fundamentals. Since you are

I CAN’T REMEMBER THE WORD! Memorising vocabulary the F.A.S.T. way

Tongue tied? Dumbstruck? At a loss for words?  Is there anything more frustrating than when you can’t remember the word you want to use when speaking another language?  By the time you do remember it, the subject has usually already changed!  We all want to express ourselves and show our personalities when making friends and

Five signs that it’s time for you to learn Dutch

#MentalHealth You have started to find the small talk of Dutch people around you interesting. From the supermarket to the optician in your neighborhood. From the courier to the waiter. You are constantly missing out on the opportunity to exchange a few words with the locals who regularly share a joke and spread their smiles. 

How is the F.A.S.T. method different from the traditional teaching method?

How can someone reach the B1 level in 3 months without investing 10hrs per day studying a language? First of all, is that at all possible? Yes, it’s possible! How do we know? We have guided more than 140 adults to reach their goals and this is only the beginning! To address the original question: 

Are you in a bad mood? Try a Spanish tongue twister!

Have you ever tried to read a Spanish tongue-twister? No? Here is your opportunity! Spanish pronunciation and reading a simple phrase is such an easy task, depending of course on your native language. But usually with the first go you will succeed in getting it right at a 70-95% percentage. We chose indicatively two of

3 reasons why you should participate in a discussion group when you learn Dutch

In a language discussion group you will meet participants of similar status, discuss and exchange views. So, if at least one of the following reasons is enough to make a change in your life, just do it! Language lessons are not enough. Despite the fact that you might have chosen the best teacher or the

Did you ever wonder about active & passive learning?

Maybe you don’t even need a teacher. You need a facilitator! “To explain something to someone is first of all to show them they cannot understand it by themselves.”  So goes the quote by the famous radical French philosopher, Jacques Ranciere. So, if Ranciere is right, doesn’t that bring almost all teaching into question? That

iamgreek.nl for all Greek Expats

Are you Greek and thinking of moving to the Netherlands? You can check out iamgreek.nl and get useful information of the necessary steps to make a smooth transition and also what it means to be Greek in NL! Not too long ago, Nadia Nikolaidi has interviewed us on how everyone can learn Dutch quickly and

Perseverance, learning and the art of not giving up

It may be true that nothing in life is for free. However, there is often an easy way, and a hard way, to get things done. For example, learning a language with our innovative teaching method takes full advantage of the active brain and its desire to explore to deliver language learning results much quicker

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Three steps to becoming a linguistic Schwarzenegger!

“No pain no gain!” Ever heard one of your teachers tell you that? Learning a language has never been easier… so they say.  There are hundreds of courses, videos, and tips and tricks online. It can almost feel overwhelming! However, one thing that no amount of technology can fully make up for is PRACTICE. Language