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How (Not) To Learn A Foreign Language

“So… do you speak German yet?” This well meaning yet grating question has been uttered to me over and over again since the ink was dry on my expat contract. 1,622 more words


Swiss Expressions

Wir lieben Helvetismen – heute: “Chatzkanonevolle”. Das Kozept ist einfach – wenn du chatzkanonevolle bist, dann bist du schlicht und einfach sturzbetrunken. Aber chatzkanonevolle klingt doch viel cooler, oder? 67 more words


Guten Tag

Grüezi mitenand! (Hello everyone!)

After what feels like forever, I am finally here in Switzerland! Thankfully, all my flights were very smooth and I had only a three hour delay on my flight to Zürich. 1,429 more words



Am Sonntig isch min Geburtstag

Mami hasht du die unter dem Wasser Kuchen machen?

Min Oma und Opa khommen

Sie sind hier die ganze Woche… 249 more words


7 Intellectual Mind Blowing Facts About Switzerland

Home to the Geneva Convention, tasty chocolate and the very well guarded Swiss Bank. There are a few things most people don’t know about Switzerland, so… 183 more words


Schweizer Deutsch



My philological studies have satisfied me that a gifted person ought to learn English

(barring spelling and pronouncing) in thirty hours, French in thirty days, and German in thirty years. 1,065 more words

Swiss German