At a glance
- 3x per week Alphabetization course 1 incl. conversation course, 100 lessons each quarter
- 5x per week Alphabetization course 2 incl. conversation course, 166 lessons each quarter
- Class size: 5–12
- Course duration: 10 weeks
Adults who haven’t mastered the Latin alphabet sufficiently or at all, due to their background. In this course, you will learn the alphabet in combination with the German language and acquire a basic vocabulary. By working in small groups, the teacher can respond individually to your needs and support you in the best possible way.
Family, health, accommodation, community, administration, city, careers, market, paying, eating and drinking, colours, leisure
Literacy in accordance with the European Framework of Reference
Reading and writing in the Latin alphabet
You learn to express yourself in daily life and expand your basic vocabulary
An important element of this course is also to learn HOW to learn. A range of learning methods is taught, to help you achieve your goal and to enable you to expand and exercise your abilities at home as well. After completing the literacy course, you will have mastered the Latin alphabet, will be able to use a workbook and read and write simple texts.
The cost of Alphabetization course 1 incl. conversation course for
a quarter is CHF 1118.
Excluding CHF 54 for books and learning material.
The cost of Alphabetization course 2 incl. conversation course for
a quarter is CHF 1550.
Excluding CHF 30 for books and learning material.
Knowledge of the Latin alphabet and basic language skills will give you access to social life in Switzerland and provide a stepping stone to other courses, such as accessing foundation courses or the basic level.
HDS team will be happy to meet with you to see what course is best suited to you. Call us on +41 (0)71 245 30 35. You can find more information about our German courses below: