Guido Mansdijk Talen(t) is dedicated to language teaching, translation & interpreting.
Drs. Godi Dijkman has been teaching Dutch as a Second & Foreign Language (NVT & NT2) since 1993, both privately as well as in classes. As a self-employed language consultant (ZZP'er), he offers his services to various employers and organises tailor-made language courses for highly educated students at all levels. He specialises in teaching writing skills and grammar at European Frame of Reference (ERK) levels A2-C2. Apart from Dutch, he also teaches English and Indonesian.
Translations include Dutch, English, Indonesian & Italian (active/near-native knowlegde), but also French, Spanish & German (basic knowledge). Godi specialises in texts on nature conservation, the environment and international humanitarian aid.
Close contacts with Indonesia have resulted in research on a number of subjects. On this website you find articles on the Greater Bird-of-Paradise in Aru (Moluccas), a performance of the ancient story of Calon Arang (Bali) and publications on the history, culture and nature conservation on the island of Nusa Penida (Bali). Other topics include historical research on Dutch Golden Age painter Servaes Nouts and an attempt at documenting family history.