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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…

The Power of Words

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.9 We are often asked to share some tips about how to gain confidence in speaking languages or how to express yourself better when speaking a foreign language. The key is to learn to pronounce words correctly so that your sentences flow effortlessly. Pronunciation is often the hardest part when it…

The perfect book for you: levels A1-A2

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.8 Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers Charles William Eliot Reading is a great way to learn a language. It’s also one of the most enjoyable ways to learn a language. Books will…

Meet the founders of VOX-Sprachschule

What to do in January 2022?

VOX Cultural Digest Issue N.7 We’re happy and excited to help you achieve your goals in the new year. We have compiled a list of things you could do this January that will help you get the most out of life. These include culture, history, environmental awareness, and more! Check out our full list here.…

Christmas Movies

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.6!  December is the time to gear up for the holidays! With all the time to be spent around your loved ones, it’s important to get some family bonding time. So what better way than by watching movies?  We’ve put together a list of the most popular Christmas movies across different…

Christmas is coming!

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N5 It’s Christmas time – the time of the year for magic and happiness, so we wanted to share with you some of our favorite things to do this December. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the holidays!  Christmas Markets  Even if you are not that into the Christmas…

What to do in November in Switzerland?

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.4 Remember, remember the 5th of November. No, not only the 5th! November is a month full of learning, exploring, and experiencing. Whether you’re looking to learn about different cultures, languages, literature, or exploring different museums and festivals, November has something for everyone. We made a list of festivals in Zurich…

The Perfect Book for Language Learners: levels B1-B2

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.3 Books are a uniquely portable magic They can take you anywhere, and inspire you in ways like nothing else.  Stephen King We know that the best way to learn a language is to immerse yourself in it. That’s why we have put together a list of our favorite books for…

Events in October 2021

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.2 October is a month full of learning, exploring, and experiencing. Whether you’re looking to learn about different cultures, languages, literature, or exploring different museums and festivals, October has something for everyone. We made a list of festivals in Zurich and around that are taking place in October. Zürich liest’21  Zurich,…

Movies Based on Books: Our TOP PICKS

VOX Cultural Digest, Issue N.1 What is the best way to unwind and learn about a new culture and practice a foreign language? Our chips are on movies and books or a combination of both: a movie based on a book!  Here is our list of top picks for movies based on books in German,…

Why learn German in Switzerland?

If you have been living in Switzerland for a while you will have noticed that many locals speak English or other languages well. You will also have noticed that German speakers in Switzerland speak Swiss German, not Standard German (Hochdeutsch) as their mother tongue. Learning (Standard) German can therefore seem pointless and overwhelming, particularly in…

How to be German? Top 5 steps!

Step 5 Klugscheissen. As a marketer, I was always told: Never let the truth get in the way of a good story. In Germany, it’s the opposite: Never let a story get in the way of truth. For Germans, truth is sacred and prayed to from the altar of fact. Therefore, it’s also very important…

How to be German? Top 5 steps!

Step 4 Hate Schlager, know every word. If you’ve ever seen the 1999 movie Idle Hands, you’ll know there’s a rare condition called Alien Hand Syndrome, in which a person’s hand develops a will of its own, actively working against the wishes of its owner. Germans suffer from a lesser known but equally debilitating condition,…

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