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SPRECHEN SIE DEUTSCH: TIPS AND TRICKS TO BRING (SWISS) GERMAN INTO YOUR DAILY LIFE


Learning German in Switzerland can be especially difficult. The Swiss, bless their souls, love practicing their own second language skills and are more than happy to switch to English when they can. While this may seem convenient, research has shown that without the need or opportunity to practice second language skills, those skills will not develop. To complicate matters more, it’s unlikely you’ll hear High German but rather ...

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MY EXPERIENCE AFTER JUST A COUPLE OF SESSIONS


I’ve been with unumondo for just under 2 months and in this short time several people have commented on how much better my German has gotten. My local (Andrea) and I have many common interests, so our time together goes quickly.

What I love most, is that I can spend the entire lesson talking about topics that interest me. I do most of the talking and she provides input ...

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FOUNDER’S NOTE: I SUCKED AT LANGUAGES IN SCHOOL


I was born in Switzerland and went to school here. This means in third grade I started learning French as a mandatory subject. French was part of my school schedule until I graduated. All in all this means I was sitting in French class more than 1300 hours.

Am I able to have a conversation in French? Nope! All I remember is the dreadful dealing with grammar and slogging through ...

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