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Roxana Schwickert and her team of professional language instructors at Berlitz are here to assist you in finding the most effective language training for your needs.

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Berlitz is one of the leading providers of language training in the world. With more than 140 years of experience and more than 550 centers in over 70 countries, Berlitz sets the standard in language and intercultural training.

The Berlitz Method® is one of the most successful methods when it comes to learning and understanding languages.

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Language Courses by Berlitz

From individual to group classes, from face to face to cyber learning, Berlitz offers a wide range of flexible options catering to the needs of the busiest professionals, but also to those with more time to spare for effective language training. Tailor made opions available.

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The Berlitz Method®

The Berlitz Method® is one of the most effective ways to learn a new language successfully and enjoyably since 1878. No matter how old or young, whether it's for private or professional purposes - language students all over the world love it. This intuitive and conversational style of teaching has not only revolutionized language instruction but has become the industry standard for language acquisition and remains at the core of Berlitz' teaching approach.

The 6 Key aspects of the Berlitz Method®

  1. Full immersion in the language one desires to learn
  2. Tailor made course content based on your personal goals and background
  3. High percentage of speaking time in order to absorb the language and reduce inhibitions
  4. Targeted learning, as Berlitz trainers find a suitable balance between improving your fluency and developing your accuracy of expression
  5. Intuitive grammar: instead of focusing on grammar worksheets, Berlitz trainers instill an intuitive sense of your targeted language's grammar through speaking
  6. Appropriate learning: Berlitz trainers use the tools that correspond to the way you learn best, significantly boosting your ability to improve upon your language skills

Top language instructors

Berlitz only succeeds when you succeed. Rest assured that when you sign up for Berlitz language classes, the trainers are the cream of the crop, working with materials designed to maximize your learning experience. All Berlitz instructors have the knowledge and capability to effectively and quickly take your language skills to the next level. More than competent professionals, the Berlitz instructors are passionate for languages and cultures!

Eduqua certification

eduQua is a Swiss certification procedure for institutions of continuous education. It stands for quality assurance as it guarantees the following: customer orientation, transparency and good communication with customers, quality assurance and development, as well as professional, methodical and qualified teaching staff.

Guaranteed goal achievement

Thanks to the patented Berlitz method® your language learning goals will be accurately set and expertly met. 

Free trial lessons

Try out your desired language without obligation and meet like minded people who want to learn languages together at Berlitz' "all-you-can-speak" trial lessons. The offer is valid for different target languages with guaranteed fun and success.


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Frequently Asked Questions Berlitz

  • CEF is the Common European Framework created by the Council of Europe. It is a standardized system to assess your language knowledge, e.g. level A.1. Internationally you might have heard of the online index levels from 0 to 30.
  • You can choose whether you want to go to a Berlitz center to meet your trainer or log into a virtual classroom and meet your trainer online.
  • The course will take place in a Berlitz center unless you choose the virtual classroom. In this case, you would log into the virtual classroom from your PC, e.g. your home, your office, etc..

  • The course can be spread over a longer period. The 2 - 3 month period is Berlitz's recommendation.

  • After completing the course, the level you are supposed to achieve is between A1 and A2. Of course, this also depends on your personal development. At the beginning and end of each course you will be assessed in order to check your current level.
    • Berlitz recommends taking 1 hour weekly, which can be split throughout the week.
    • If required, lessons could, upon agreement with Berlitz, take place on Saturday morning.
    • Lessons are not fixed. However, Berlitz recommends having at least one regular appointment per week. The lessons that have been set up can be postponed or changed to a different day in the week if Berlitz has been informed latest until 01:00 pm the previous workday.
    • Yes, you can usually split the costs of the lessons and pay in installments, in order to have better control of your monthly expenses.
    • Before your first lesson, you will receive a link. You will also be contacted by a technician in advance to check that all settings are working properly.
    • Once you sign-up for one of the Berlitz language courses, you will automatically be assessed of your current level. Prior to the course, you can also test your current level using the Berlitz online placement test.
    • Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Zug, Zurich, Basel and via the virtual classroom.
    • Cyber Teacher is a license for an e-learning platform. You will learn at your own convenience and speed. The Virtual Classroom is essentially face-to-face instruction with a trainer. You will meet him/ her virtually, through your computer.
    • The courses start at 8h00 in the morning from Monday to Friday. The group courses usually start at 18h00.
    • If you choose the Virtual Classroom, you can agree on an individual timing. The trainers are available between 6h00 – 21h00 from Sunday through Friday.
    • Normally you can reach the next level within 40 units.
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