Survival German on Mondays in November

We'll be running our Survival German course all throughout November to help you 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: Mondays in November
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


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.

Note: If you have already signed up for a class directly with Stefanie, you do not need to re-register! 

Name *
Class Date *
Put your language level (A1, A2, etc.) or years of German studied. Beginners welcome!