Switzerland may be a small country, but its inhabitants have always been very brave in warlike conflicts. The Roman historian Tacitus attests that the Helvetians are a very combative people. The Confederates proved this especially in the 14th century: in
More and more graduates are choosing Switzerland to complete their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Today we want to take a closer look at this phenomenon. What is the motivation for young people to study in Switzerland? Why study in Switzerland?
No matter where you go, as soon as you drive to another country or just to another city in your own country, the good old clichés stick to you. Clichés are omnipresent. Every country has them, and every tourist fights
From Moin (in Northern Germany) to Grüßgott (in Southern Germany), Grüessech (in Berne), Grüezi (in Zurich) to Servus (in Austria), the German language has many forms. What is usually called Schwiizerdüütsch in contrast to High German (the standard written German
If you want to learn something about a foreign culture, you should take a closer look at the proverbs of the respective language. They reflect the mentality and customs of a country and give deep insights into how the folk
The New Year is only 3 days old. Everything is still fresh and our resolutions are still valid. Therefore, there is no better moment than NOW to learn Swiss German to follow your long cherished intention. We support you as
The verbs “sein” (to be) and “haben” (to have) are important verbs in the German language. Together with “werden” (will) they are used as an auxiliary verb to form composite tenses. In this function the auxiliary verbs have no lexical
There are 26 cantons in Switzerland. 20 of them in German-speaking Switzerland, including the half cantons. Each canton has its own dialect, which results in quite a variety. To help you keep track, here are the dialects based on their
One country, four languages 8.42 million people live in Switzerland in an area of 41,285 km². Despite its small size, Switzerland has four official languages. In addition to High German, French, Italian and Romansh are spoken. And what about Swiss German?
You have moved to Switzerland and are now confronted with the local dialect, Swiss German. That is no reason to panic. Swiss German may sound difficult at first, but understanding and even speaking it can be learned and is not