Lesson Structure

  • Duration 60 Minutes
    • A lesson lasts 60 minutes. This gives you the opportunity to give a full and good lesson.
  • Break between Lessons
    • Depending on your needs, there is a 5-minute break between two lessons.
  • Additional Material
    • The lessons are not only carried out with the course books. Individually selected additional material gives the lessons more momentum and is provided free of charge.
  • Equipment
    • The classroom is equipped with the modern presentation technology. 
  • Absagen von gebuchten Lektionen
    • Please note that lessons can only be cancelled 24 hours in advance. 
  • Number of lessons per language level (guideline)
    • A1 -> Private Lessons 35-45 Lessons / Group Course 120 Lessons
    • A2 -> Private Lessons 50-60 Lessons / Group Course 120 Lessons
    • B1 -> Private Lessons 50-60 Lessons / Group Course 200 Lessons
    • B2 -> Private Lessons 50-60 Lessons / Group Course 200 Lessons
    • C1 -> Private Lessons 50-60 Lessons / Group Course 200 Lessons
    • C2 -> Private Lessons 100-120 Lessons / Group Course 400 Lessons

Course Books German

  • A1
    • Schritte plus Neu 1 – Schweiz, Hueber Verlag, ISBN 978-3-19-151080-0
    • Schritte plus Neu 2 – Schweiz, Hueber Verlag, ISBN 978-3-19-251080-9
  • A2
    • Schritte plus Neu 3 – Schweiz, Hueber Verlag, ISBN 978-3-19-351080-8
    • Schritte plus Neu 4 – Schweiz, Hueber Verlag, ISBN 978-3-19-451080-7
  • B1
    • Schritte plus Neu 5 – Schweiz, Hueber Verlag, ISBN 978-3-19-551080-6
  • German for Immigrants
    • Mit Erfolg zum Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer, Klett Sprachen GmbH, ISBN 978-3-12-675786-7

Additional Material

  • Schritte plus Schweiz, Hueber Verlag
  • Lesetexte, Hueber Verlag
  • Studio d, Cornelsen Verlag
  • Sprich mit!, hep Verlag
  • Klett Sprachen GmbH
  • Game Collections
  • Individual Working Papers


Language Levels

A - Basic user

  • A - Breakthrough or Beginner
    • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
    • Can introduce themselves and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they have.
    • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  • A2 - Waystage or Elementary
    • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
    • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
    • Can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

B - Independent user

  • B1 - Threshold or Intermediate
    • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
    • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
    • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
    • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
  • B2 - Vantage or Upper
    • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their field of specialization.
    • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
    • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

C - Proficient user

  • C1 - Effective operational proficiency or Advanced
    • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer clauses, and recognize implicit meaning.
    • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
    • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
    • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
  • C2 - Mastery or Proficiency
    • Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.
    • Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
    • Can express themselves spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

Source: Wikipedia

General Provisions

  • Cancellation of booked lessons
    • Lessons can only be cancelled 24 hours in advance. In case of cancellation at short notice (< 24h), the lesson will be charged. 
  • Payment terms
    • The payment deadline from the lesson of the billing period is 10 days. 
  • Payment reminder
    • From a payment reminder onwards, a processing fee of 10% of the invoice amount will be charged.
  • Refund
    • If lessons are no longer used, a processing fee of 20% of the refund amount will be applied for a refund. However, at least CHF 50.-.
  • Validity lesson pool
    • The special offer of 22 lessons and courses with private lessons must be taken within a period of 6 months. Otherwise the paid lessons will expire.