Private lessons in German, Italian, Portuguese... in Zurich city centre

Our courses for you

Do you need effective and individually-tailored support? Do you often have to travel? Or would you like to prepare for an exam?
Then, private lessons are the most efficient solution for you. Tell us what you need, and after a personal placement test we will develop an individual programme to suit your learning pace, level and goals.

Private lessons are completely flexible: just choose the time and day and we will do the rest.
We offer private lessons for all levels and languages: A1-A2-B1-B2-C1-C2.
We offer our courses throughout the day – mornings, midday, afternoons, as well as evenings, and for all languages. We can offer you the flexibility of studying at our centrally located school, in the comfort of your own home, or at your workplace.
An advantage for all parents is that we can offer our Childcare-service (until 5pm) which runs in parallel with our language courses. While you learn, our childcare specialists will look after your little ones. (12.50 CHF/60min).

Price per Hour: 118 CHF
Price for Students: 90 CHF
Take advantage of our lesson packages:
1-20 Lessons:         118 CHF
21-40 Lessons:       5% Discount
41-60 Lessons:       10% Discount
61-90 Lessons:       15% Discount
over 91 Lessons:    20% Discount

HAPPY-HOUR SPECIAL
If you book a private lesson from Monday to Friday between 2pm and 5pm you will receive a 20 CHF discount per lesson.

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Advanced Swiss-German course for children

Our Swiss-German courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Beginner Swiss-German course for children

Our Swiss-German courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Chinese course A1 for children

Our Chinese courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Chinese course A2 for children

Our Chinese courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Chinese course B1 for children

Our Chinese courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Chinese course B2 for children

Our Chinese courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Chinese course C1 for children

Our Chinese courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Chinese course for children C2

Our Chinese courses for kids are designed to encourage children to begin learning a new language and culture through a mixture of play-based activities. All activities are specifically designed by our experienced teachers (who are also native speakers) to offer a rich and stimulating environment for young learners.

Citizenship preparation course

Would you like to apply for Swiss citizenship and need to prepare for the interview? In our courses you will familiarise with everyday life and culture and the public institutions in Switzerland.

Conversation course Chinese A1

In our conversation courses you will focus on speaking and pronunciation. Our small group size (3 to 6 persons) will give you the chance to speak and practice the language as much as possible. Thanks to our experienced teachers you will increase your confidence in speaking very fast.

COURSE MODE

Whether in small groups or in private lessons, with us individual attention is always capitalized.

GROUP COURSES
At Wordculture there are only small and homogeneous groups with 3 to only 6 participants. The average is 4 people.

Benefit from regular lessons, learn in a lively learning atmosphere and motivating group dynamics and enjoy the intercultural exchange. The mini-groups allow a high percentage of speech and a quick achievement of the learning objectives.

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PRIVATE LESSONS

Do you need effective and individual support , are you often on the go?

Then private lessons are the best and most efficient solution for you. After a personal assessment , we create a individual program for you that corresponds to your level, learning pace and learning objective.

For measurable progress, we recommend a starter pack of 24 lessons of 60 minutes each .

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SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS

Would you like for two: to learn with your boyfriend or a like-minded person ?
Then semi-private lessons are an effective and interactive solution for individuals and goal-oriented language success.

After a personal assessment, we will create a tailor-made program for you, which corresponds to the level, learning pace and learning objective of both participants.
For a measurable progress, we recommend a starter package from 30 lessons of 60 minutes each .

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SKYPE TEACHING

Want to make your time as efficient as possible ? Then we have the perfect solution for you!

Skype lessons are the ideal language solution for efficient and individual support with a focus on conversation and flexibility in terms of time and space.
We recommend a for measurable progress Starter pack of 20 lessons of 60 minutes each .

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COURSE FOCUS

Standard or Business? Conversation or writing technique? Here every knowledge-hungry student will find the perfect solution!

STANDARD COURSES

Standard courses are at Wordculture for beginners and advanced at all levels , i.e. A1-C2. In principle, our standard courses teach a complete language level , which depending on the intensity of the course you can do in min. one or max. 6 months.

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CONVERSATION COURSES

We help you find the right words at the right moment and awaken your enthusiasm for the German language.
Our courses include unique baking or cooking lessons , which enable you to discover the country both linguistically and culinary. Learning is interactive and a lot of fun!

Wordculture conversation courses take place at all levels.

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GRAMMAR COURSES

We will help you to learn or deepen the correct grammar structures using grammar, writing and conversation exercises and you are guaranteed to have fun doing it.
In Wordculture grammar courses you will learn the one hand suitable grammar for every level, on the other hand, you immediately apply your knowledge actively when speaking, writing and reading.

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REFRESHER COURSE

You took a language course a long time ago and your knowledge now has gaps ? No problem, in our revision courses we repeat and deepen a language level in compact form and thus support you in reaching the next language level .

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EXAM PREPARATIONS

We are preparing you for the following certificates :

  • telc
  • Goethe

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WRITING COURSES

This course is suitable for both native and foreign speakers .
We are honing the comprehensibility and structure of texts , a clear and expressive language and support you in putting your thoughts on paper in a linguistically and stylistically appealing way n.

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SCIENTIFIC WRITING

In this course we take a step-by-step approach to scientific text production .
We take time management, structure and structuring of the scientific texts and the content Correctness and stringency in the presentation.

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INTERVIEW-TRAINING

In our interview training you will be optimally prepared for the job interview or interview. With the help of role-playing games and the processing of tricky questions , convincing presentations and authentic appearance , your next job interview will surely be successful. Cultural aspects are of course also taken into account here!

The Wordculture Interview Training takes place at these levels: A2-B1-B2-C1-C2.
This course is also suitable for native speakers!

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CITIZENSHIP COURSES

We are preparing you for the interview with the Naturalization Commission , to which you will be invited during the naturalization process.

The aim of the compact course is to gain a certain familiarity with the general lifestyle and the important public institutions in the municipality, canton and federal government and to acquire a good knowledge of the cultural aspects.

Our preparation for naturalization takes place at these levels: A2-B1-B2-C1-C2

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COURSES FOR THE PROFESSION

If you would like to communicate professionally in writing and orally in a professional manner, to be linguistically competent in your field, then Wordculture is the right place for you.
We offer a wide range of courses for the profession at the following levels: A2-B1 -B2-C1-C2.
e.g. Office communication , German for doctors and medical personnel , Financial German for bankers and insurance employees and much more.

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MEDICAL COURSES

Wordculture offers language courses in the medical and nursing area in German, English and French at all levels:

  • German for doctors
  • German for nursing staff
  • German for pharmacists

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SPECIAL WISHES

If you cannot find a suitable course, please contact us and we will try to find the best solution for you.

Write to us today for more information or an offer at 044 396 70 80 or info@wordculture.ch

FAQs on the subject: Private lessons

How many private lessons do I need to complete a level?
We recommend about 25 lessons of 60 minutes for the levels A1 and A2, and an average of 30 lessons of 60 minutes for the levels B1-C2. This depends, of course, on how much time you can invest in learning at home.
What is the advantage of a group course and what are the advantages of private lessons?
Our group courses take place on a fixed time schedule. In principle our courses are very interactive, giving you the opportunity to communicate a lot and get to know new people from all over the world. The private lessons can be designed flexibly, leaving it up to you to determine the time schedule that suits you best. The content of the program is also completely tailored according to your needs and your individual learning pace.
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