Are you looking to learn a new language quickly or brush up your current skills despite your busy schedule? Is it important for you to have course content that is geared towards your needs and time constraints? With a Berlitz private language class you can have all of that, whilst learning at your own pace and practicing speaking your new language with a dedicated teacher.

How you’ll learn with Berlitz Switzerland

  • Simply book classes through your online student portal or directly at one of our learning centers in Switzerland.
  • At the beginning of each lesson, your instructor will outline the goals for the session so you know exactly what you’re aiming at.
  • You will learn through our proven Berlitz Method. Your instructor will deliver your classes in your target language to equip you with real-world conversational skills.
  • Every lesson follows the present, practice and perform structure. New learning content is first presented by your instructor, after which you will learn through guided and general practice, ending the lesson with a performance of what you have learnt.

Why choose Berlitz in-person private language courses?

Immerse yourself

  • Each lesson will be delivered completely in your new language. This approach simulates the experience of being abroad and conversing with a native speaker, speeding up your learning and helping you reach your goals quickly.

  • Learning in-person under your instructor's watchful eye means you get instant targeted feedback on your form to help you achieve flawless fluency.

  • Our friendly Berlitz-qualified private language instructors come from all over the world, so you will learn nuances, accents, and culture alongside the language.

  • Focused entirely on you and your development, our private one-on-one language lessons are tailored to your goals and will keep you motivated on your journey to fluency.

Get real-world conversation skills, fast

  • Practical skills from day-one. Our Berlitz Method ensures you’ll be speaking your new language from your very first private language lesson.

  • No wasted time. You will speak in-language through activities including role-plays, quizzes and conversations for 80% of your lesson.

  • Skip the unnecessary. Lesson content tailored to your specific needs, so you won’t spend time learning things you don’t need.

  • Stay motivated. Your learning plan caters to your interests to make learning enjoyable and keep you motivated.

You’re in full control

  • Fit learning around your life. You’re busy, we get that. With our private in-person language tutoring, you can arrange a schedule that suits you.

  • Your goals, your time. With private lessons, you don’t have to share your learning time. You get 100% of your instructor’s attention and you set the goals for your learning.

  • Big chunks or bite-sized? You can choose to do full day lessons, break up your learning into smaller sessions, or mix and match— the choice is yours.

Find out more

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Frequently Asked Questions

Individual instruction is the most intensive way to learn a language since it allows you to fully immerse yourself. Your personal instructor is guided by your needs and learning pace. This lets you reach your language goal in the shortest possible time. Whether you’re an expat in Switzerland looking for an intensive German course or you simply need an accelerated language class for business or study purposes, we’ve got a fast, efficient and flexible option to suit your needs.

We offer the following languages for both classic and total immersion programs:

  • English

  • French

  • German

  • Italian

  • Spanish

Other languages are available on request. Contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

The Berlitz method principles are:

  • dialogue exclusively in the target language
  • very high amount of speaking time
  • appropriate learning pace
  • inductive teaching of grammar
  • positive formulation of corrections
  • the client needs come first
  • task-based learning