Could you please..
A short intro to our live lesson on Monday.
We will learn how to:
Chönnted Si bitte s Fenschter zuemache?
Could you please close the window?
Schtört s Si, wenn i s Fenschter chli uufmache?
Does it bother you, when I open the window a little bit?
Chönd Si bitte chli ruiger sii?
Can you please be more quiet?
Chönd Si bitte iri Musig liisliger schtelle?
Can you please turn the volume of your music down?
Chönnted Si eis übererutsche?
Could you move over one (seat)?
Wär s möglich, dass Si mir hälfed miis Gepäck ufeztue?
Would it be possible, that you help me to put up my luggage?
Chönd Si schnäll uf miis Gepäck uufpasse?
Could you please quicky look after my luggage?
Here is just one phrase from our live lessons. The lessons are always based on short funny dialouges.
August 22nd, 2021
Do you enjoy shopping or prefer to pass it on to someone else? In today's Monday 8 PM lesson, you will get to know adjectives within the story of a husband who's colour blind and goes out shopping for his and his wife's anniversary.
Grüezi. Chönted Si mir hälfe, bitte?
Hello. Could you help me, please?
Jo keis Problem. Was sueched Si?
Yes, no problem. What are you looking for?
Ich sueche türkis Finke.
I am looking for turquoise slippers.
August 14th, 2021
Is there such thing as a power nap? The time when you feel really tired and just need either a cup of coffee or just a 10 minute relaxing time in your bed. I tend to choose the second one.
In our Monday 8 PM live lesson we will learn:
Below is the intorduction to our live lesson
E Pauernuk mache.
Take a nap
Ich mache e Pauernuk.
I take a nap.
Du hesch e Pauernuk gmacht.
Si macht jede Tag e Pauernuk.
She takes a nap every day.
Er bruucht e Pauernuk.
He needs a nap.
Mir hend es Nickerli bruucht.
We needed a nap.
Si mached es Mittagsschlöfli.
They take an afternoon nap.
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Here is introduction to our next Monday lesson. We. will be talking about table manners in Switzerland. As far as the Swiss German grammar is concerned you will learn how to say "which one" in Swiss German. As usual during the lesson lots of chatting, 4 short dialouges and speaking practice for brave volunteers on Zoom after my presentation. I am excited to see you soon.
Was söll i mache?
What should I do?
Was söll i bruuche?
What should I use?
Was söll i ine säge?
What should I say them?
Wie söll i mi verhalte?
How should I behave (myself)?
Was söll i wähle?
What should I choose?
"Enjoy" and "relax" in Swiss German
Goal of the lesson: practice "enjoy" and "relax" in Swiss German
In our next live lesson on Monday we will cover a basic and funny conversations with a workaholic who doesn't want to detach from his work.
Have you personally been in this situation before?
In the lesson, you will get familiar with Swiss German verbs "enjoy" and "relax".
In the end you will find out if the woman managed to get her partner out of the office.
For vounteers after the my presentation we will practice the dialouges in pairs as usual (make sure to listen my audio recordings to improve your pronounciation)
More advanced students can discuss the question:
What are your methods for keeping a good work-life balance?
you all enjoy
Ich gnüsse de Fürobig.
I enjoy the evening after work.
Du gnüssisch s Ässe.
You enjoy the meal.
Si gnüsst es warms Bad.
She enjoys a warm bath.
Mir gnüssed de Sunnenundergang.
We enjoy the sunset.
Ir gnüssed s Violinkonzärt.
You all enjoy the violin concert.
Si gnüssed iri Ferie.
They enjoy their holiday.
Was gnüssisch du?
What do you enjoy?
Here is a short warm up before our live lesson.