Swiss German sayings explained

Swiss German sayings explained

Many Swiss German expressions are similar to others in both English and German speaking countries like Austria. Nevertheless, there are some proverbs and sayings that an expatriate will struggle to make sense of. Take for example: „A sitzande Saager isch

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Why is Swiss German a dialect and not a language of its own?

Why is Swiss German a dialect and not a language of its own?

If you ask why Swiss German is not a language of its own, but rather ‘mere’ a dialect, you are also asking about the difference between what is termed a language and what is a dialect. This requires some clarification.

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Top 10 tips to learn Swiss German

Top 10 tips to learn Swiss German

Whether English, Spanish, French or Swiss German – it is hard to learn a language and harder still to speak it fairly fluently. No doubt, there are some people who are linguistic whizzes, but most people find it difficult to

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Learning Swiss German

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Learning Swiss German

This is how to start If you are already catching up on your favorite German and Swiss TV shows, movies and pop stars to help you brush up your listening skills, why not start dipping into Swiss culture too? I

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How can I learn Swiss-German most effectively? Part three: everyday usage

How can I learn Swiss-German most effectively? Part three: everyday usage

Learning a new language often invokes memories of dusty classrooms and endless memorising of vocabulary. It does not have to be like that; there are ways to learn a language more easily and effectively. What is the best way to

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How can I learn Swiss-German most effectively? Part two: premium options

How can I learn Swiss-German most effectively? Part two: premium options

The best way to fully integrate is to speak the local language. Our website learn-swiss-german.ch offers the best options for immigrants and students to learn Swiss-German quickly and effectively. The website is constantly expanding its offers which is why this

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How can I learn Swiss-German most effectively? Part one: free resources

How can I learn Swiss-German most effectively? Part one: free resources

As we are always increasing the content on this website, we would like to summarise all the ways you can learn Swiss-German on www.learn-swiss-german.ch. This three part blog series are designed to help you answer the question of how to learn

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❤️ Learn Swiss-German app ❤️

❤️ Learn Swiss-German app ❤️

As of TODAY you can download and use our app for free at the  Google Play Store.   Swiss German dictionary always at hand — even offline The dictionary is one of the most popular features on our website. Words

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St. Gallen – city of Gallus, the holy

St. Gallen – city of Gallus, the holy

St. Gallen, in Swiss German „Sanggalle“(en.: St. Gallen) is the capitol city of the canton of St. Gallen. Due to its location in the Lake Constance four-country region (Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein), the city is a good basis for

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