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Top 10 Things to Do in July

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.22! It’s July and we hope you’re enjoying the summer! The month of July will be full of cultural and educational experiences waiting for you. If you’re looking for a way to be more involved in your surroundings, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of events happening…

The secret to making real progress

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.21! What’s the secret to making real progress in learning a foreign language?   To start speaking right from the first lesson or to further hone one’s language skills our teachers recommend VOX students focus on verbs.   Verbs are the action words in a sentence, they describe actions and…

Events in June

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.20! Switzerland was lovely this spring and we want to give you the opportunity to experience more of it in the summer and practise speaking foreign languages at the same time. There are endless things to do in Zurich with plenty of events and festivals happening around town.…

Meet the founders of VOX-Sprachschule

Dictionary suggestions

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.19!  A dictionary is like a best friend in that it gives you a new perspective.  Working with and finding the right dictionary used to be challenging. With the evolution of technology, however, there are now several sites that provide quick and easy access to online dictionaries. Moreover,…

Top 8 Things to Do in May

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.18!  It’s May, and that means one of the best times of year is coming. We are looking forward to meeting friends, exploring nature and new places and going on some adventures! If you’re looking for some inspiration on what to do in Zurich and around, then check…

Learning a second language is not impossible

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.17!  All languages of the world are fascinating. When you manage to get an idea across in a new language, you’ll get goosebumps running down your spine.  Yet, learning to speak German, English, French or any other language is a challenging task and it can be difficult to…

Learning a language should be fun!

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.16! Learning a language is not just about memorising vocabulary words and grammar rules. It’s also important to enjoy the process of learning. That’s why our team has come up with some alternative ways of learning languages such as using games to make the process of learning a…

Podcasts in German and English

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.15!  Whether you’re learning German or English for your studies, for the holidays, or for the spirit of adventure, we’ll help you achieve your goals. What should you do if you want to learn a new language, but you’re very busy and it’s hard to find the time?…

Grammar Boost!

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.14!  Do you want to improve your grammar? If you do, then this post is for you. Grammar is the foundation of language and we want to help you build a strong one. We have compiled a list of self-study grammar books for German, English, French and other languages for your…

Save the Date: Events in March

Welcome to our VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.13!  March is on its way and it’s time to get out there and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Here are a few recommendations for things to do in Zurich and around in March, just in case you need some inspiration!   Zurich’s cherry blossom hot spots …

Learning a Language through music?

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.12 What are the best ways to improve pronunciation in your target language and why does it matter? Developing your pronunciation will strengthen your identity in the new language. And at the same time, it will improve the native speakers’ perception of you.  Pronunciation can be thought of as the melody…

The perfect book for you: levels C1-C2

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.11 A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies… the man who never reads lives only one George R.R. Martin We have compiled a list of books for C1 and C2 levels, in German, French, Spanish, English and Italian. There are some great reads here for you to choose from!…

Events in February in Zurich and around

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.10 The Christmas season is over, but the winter season is in full swing!  We have compiled a list of things you could do in Zurich and around this February: from art to literature, as well outdoor activities, light festivals, health, science, and more!   Winter Arena Experience winter magic without having…

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