The ideal supplement to your classes at a language school
Train your conversation skills with a native German teacher while you explore Basel on foot. Putting into practice what you’ve learnt in school is the perfect combination to boost your learning progress. Moreover, being on your feet and out and about is proven to improve both learning ability and memory retention.
FREE TRIAL LESSON Which programme matches your individual study needs? How does my teaching method work? How to prepare so you get the most out of your WALK & TALK GERMAN CONVERSATION ? For these and other questions, feel free to contact me or schedule a free trial lesson.
GERMAN CONVERSATION walks cover various city quarters as well as Basel’s natural surroundings. Get a glimpse of the busy Rhine ports in Kleinhüningen, enjoy a leisurely stroll in medieval St Alban or venture through vineyards across the German border, just to name a few of our destinations.
As we walk around Basel, I engage you in natural conversation, no pre-set textbook dialogues, depending on your German skills.
brush up your vocabulary and train your speaking ability
Brush up and improve your German in this hands-on GERMAN REFRESHER training in everyday situations and around the coffee table.
Depending on the topic and the weather, our classes are held in locations in Basel where you need to use your German: in the supermarket, in a furniture store, at the library and in a pharmacy, amongst others.
FREE TRIAL LESSON Which class matches your individual study needs? How does my teaching method work? How to prepare so you get the most out of your WALK & TALK GERMAN REFRESHER CLASS ? For these and other questions, please feel free to contact me or schedule a free trial lesson.
Every GERMAN REFRESHER lesson focuses on a topic relevant to your everyday life. On-site trainings alternate with sessions where we work on vocabulary, speaking tools and dialogs. For those we stop by a new café each time, so you get to know interesting new places all over Basel as we go along. Whenever needed, we also cover basic aspects of German grammar.
Treat yourself to a mind-calming hike in nature
Enjoy the outdoors and develop your German skills with HIKE & TALK GERMAN. Hiking is said to be the Swiss national sport and combines the benefits of physical exercise with the pleasure of being outdoors.
Join us and experience how the beautiful scenery around Basel changes with the seasons. HIKE & TALK GERMAN provides you with insider’s knowledge of our trinational region as well as inspiration for planning your own family outings. As we hike along, you have the opportunity to apply your German skills chatting with and listening to a German native speaker – without pressure and in a relaxed atmoshpere.
Private HIKES Do have relatives or friends visiting? You would like to treat them to a hike in our beautiful Swiss outdoors, but don't want to worry about finding the way or researching a location? You can book me as your private hiking guide for CHF 250.-/day (plus transport cost), inclusive of all advance preparations related to the hike.
How about enjoying ⇒ Winding paths along the Rhine in summer? => Morning mist and autumn colours in the wild Jura hills? The crisp winter air with the splendid views of the alpine peaks? ⇒ Cherry blossoming in the German Markgräflerland? ⇒ Fresh spring green and steep gorges in the forest?
custom-tailored to your goals Fast & Flexible
WALK & TALK GERMAN PRIVATE LESSONS in Basel with individual tutoring are the fastest and most efficient way to learn your new language. With the teacher’s undivided attention you can learn German at maximum speed and benefit from a high amount of speaking time.
FREE TRIAL LESSON Which programme matches your individual study needs? How does my teaching method work? How to prepare so you get the most out of your WALK & TALK GERMAN PRIVATE LESSONS ? For these and other questions, feel free to contact me or schedule a free trial lesson.
The programme follows either the GERMAN CONVERSATION or the GERMAN REFRESHER CLASS, depending on your German level and your study goals. Also, we can address your specific needs concerning German grammar, prepare upcoming telephone calls, meetings or doctor’s appointments – you name it.
GERMAN PRIVATE LESSONS take place in public places or cafés right in the centre of Basel. Real life speaking opportunities are guaranteed!