Oct. 24 — Survival German Workshop

Been living in Switzerland a little while and still having trouble with the language? Join our "Survival German" course to get your German up to speed!

Stefanie Busse-Dickinson, a qualified German teacher with more than 20 years teaching experience, is offering a crash course at the LiLi Centre for newcomers who not only want to learn some basic German, but also who need some help navigating daily life here in Switzerland.

In this course, you will learn the most important basic phrases and expressions in German. Our German survival kit includes common conversational words and phrases, strategies to cope in German, and a basic understanding of Swiss German. 

Date: Monday, Oct. 24
When: 9:30-10:30
Where: LiLi Centre, Alpenquai 40a, 6005 Luzern (directions)
Cost: CHF 24

Stefanie, who also runs Living Switzerland, an education and orientation consultancy for international residents, will also cover essential information about aspects of Swiss life—filling out official forms, Switzerland with children, cultural norms, and more. 

Some of the topics that will be covered in this course:

  • Greetings and personal information
  • Ich verstehe nicht…..German coping skills
  • Getting around, times and places
  • Shopping and services
  • Family and children
  • Health and education
  • Food and eating out
  • Decoding Swiss German

How to register

To register, please fill out the form below with your name and contact information. You will receive a confirmation with instructions on how to submit payment, which is due by bank transfer or in cash on the day of the event.

Name *
If you know it, you can also put your language level (A1, A2, etc.). Complete beginners welcome!