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ASO Youth Program - Swiss Roots - SwissCommunity

Discovering Roots: Youth Programs for the Swiss Abroad

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Several hundred students flock to Switzerland each year to get a taste of their second home country. Coming from all corners of the world, these youth with Swiss roots will spend two weeks with a Swiss host family while attending a full-immersion language program...
Swiss German Proverbs - Foifer und Weggli

Swiss German Proverbs - You Cannot Have your Cake and Eat It Too

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In English speaking countries, you cannot have your cake and eat it too. In others like France, you cannot have butter and the money for butter at the same time. But in Switzerland, every child knows that you cannot have...

Swinglish 102 - Advanced Swiss English

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Hello together! Welcome back to Swinglish University!I am…

8 Famous Quotes about Switzerland

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If famous and publicly available quotes about Switzerland is what you were looking for, look no further! Jerry Seinfeld once made fun of the Swiss army...
Switzerland Survival Books

5 useful books about Switzerland

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If you have ever studied German, I bet you have suffered a minor shock the first time you came to Switzerland. Here are five books about Switzerland for...
Umlaute in Zürich - Swiss Typography

Swiss Typography - 15 Umlauts Spotted in Zürich

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Swiss typography has a curiosity which has always fascinated me: Umlaute. The two dots above vowels a, o and u indicate a different pronunciation...

Most Popular Swiss Baby Names in 2009

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According to the Swiss Statistical Institute via HappyTimes,…
Top 3 German Language Schools in Zurich

Top 3 German Language Schools in Zurich

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While researching German language schools in Zurich, we realized that there are different approaches and models, resulting in various quality levels...
Budget Mobile Handy

Swinglish 101 - The Swiss Say the Darnest Things

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"May I use your handy?" If you have lived in Switzerland long enough, you will have undoubtedly come across this question... It is a perfect example of a Swiss anglicism, or short: Swinglish"!