Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Are you conversation lessons free of charge?
A: No. I need to pay my bills and I am not able to offer you free services, however I will continue to create a lot free resources for learning Swiss German on Youtube and my website
Q: What kind of courses do you offer?
A: I mainly teach conversational Swiss German, German and French via Skype. For some of my Skype students I offer full immersion weekend courses.
I also offer specialized courses:
- Swiss German in medicine
- coaching in Swiss German
- Swiss German in business
- preparing for interview in Swiss German
Q: Are you a native speaker of Swiss German?
Q: What do I need to do to have Swiss German lessons with you?
A: All you need is good internet connection, Skype, Hangout, FaceTime or Whatsapp. Also, we will create a simple online document where we will take our notes. After each lesson I look again at our notes and send the student an audio recording of the notes. The main idea of the lesson is to make the students speak as much as possible.
Q: When can I have my conversational Swiss German lessons?
A: We can arrange lessons in the mornings, afternoons or evenings.
Q: Do you also teach conversational French and German?
Q: How long is one Skype lesson?
A: One lesson lasts 45 minutes. In case of a small group, one lesson lasts 30 minutes.
Q: Do you offer face to face weekend courses?
A: Yes, I offer face to face weekend courses. Accommodation and meals provided. The offer is only for my Skype students who managed to reach communicative level in Swiss German.
Q: Can I practice my Swiss German with you in a small group?
A: Yes, the sessions take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 9.15 pm Swiss time.
- to join the session you need to have a free account on Zoom
- no need to turn on your camera, your microphone will be enough
- you are welcome to ask any questions in chat
- In the sessions on Tuesday and Thursday at 9.15 pm we only use Swiss German
- the cost per month is 80 EUR (it is a flat rate, in case you miss the session for any reason I am not able to give you a refund or to arrange another time)
Q: How much does it cost to have one to one lessons with you via Skype?
One to one
8 am - 2 pm
One to one
2 pm - 10 pm
35 EUR per student
30 EUR per student