German school in Zurich: Language Studies International (LSI)

From 588.- EUR
615.- CHF
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Key points

  • Well-located school, close to the lake and the city-centre
  • First class cultural calendar
  • Numerous extracurricular activities

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Goethe Zertifikat
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
35 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, Italy, Japan, etc..

Our partner school is ideally situated, only 5 minutes away from the city centre and the lake. The teachers are highly qualified and experienced in the teaching of German as a foreign language. You will study in one of the 9 renovated and comfortable classrooms and will also have the use of a computer room with Internet access. In addition, the building is equipped with a WiFi connection. Finally, you will be able to meet up with the other students in the student lounge for a moment of relaxation after classes or during breaks.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 588.- EUR
(615.- CHF)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
1
615 CHF
1170 CHF
2
1105 CHF
2090 CHF
3
1595 CHF
3010 CHF
4
1925 CHF
3770 CHF
6
2825 CHF
5530 CHF
8
3725 CHF
7290 CHF
12
5285 CHF
10570 CHF
16
6685 CHF
13690 CHF
24
8225 CHF
18670 CHF
Extra week (24+)
325 CHF
755 CHF
CHF 1 ≈ EUR 0.96   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 104 CHF
Extra night (host family) 59 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up) 155 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up and drop-off) 275 CHF
Starting dates beginner
06.01 / 03.02 / 02.03 / 06.04 / 04.05 / 02.06 / 06.07 / 03.08 / 07.09 / 05.10 / 02.11 / 07.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
10.04 / 13.04 / 01.05 / 21.05 / 01.06.2020
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 05.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 726.- EUR
(760.- CHF)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:15-14:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
1
760 CHF
1315 CHF
2
1395 CHF
2380 CHF
3
2030 CHF
3445 CHF
4
2545 CHF
4390 CHF
6
3755 CHF
6460 CHF
8
4965 CHF
8530 CHF
12
7205 CHF
12490 CHF
16
9085 CHF
16090 CHF
24
11585 CHF
22030 CHF
Extra week (24+)
465 CHF
895 CHF
CHF 1 ≈ EUR 0.96   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 104 CHF
Extra night (host family) 59 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up) 155 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up and drop-off) 275 CHF
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
10.04 / 13.04 / 01.05 / 21.05 / 01.06.2020
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 05.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Goethe Zertifikat exam preparation course (B1), 30 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to upper-intermediate (B2), 12 week(s)
12 weeks From 6830.- EUR
(7150.- CHF)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to upper-intermediate (B2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:15-14:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
12
7150 CHF
12435 CHF
CHF 1 ≈ EUR 0.96   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Goethe Zertifikat exam fee (to be paid on site) 280 CHF

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 104 CHF
Extra night (host family) 59 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up) 155 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up and drop-off) 275 CHF
Starting dates 12 wk
20.01 / 14.04 / 08.06 / 24.08.2020
Exam dates
02.04 - 06.04 / 20.06 - 30.06 / 19.08 - 25.08 / 06.11 - 10.11.2020
Bank holidays
10.04 / 13.04 / 01.05 / 21.05 / 01.06.2020
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 05.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Goethe Zertifikat exam preparation course (B2), 30 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to upper-intermediate (B2), 12 week(s)
12 weeks From 6830.- EUR
(7150.- CHF)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to upper-intermediate (B2)
Students/class
Max 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:15-14:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
12
7150 CHF
12435 CHF
CHF 1 ≈ EUR 0.96   (Not-binding exchange rate)

Extras

Goethe Zertifikat exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 CHF

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 104 CHF
Extra night (host family) 59 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up) 155 CHF
Airport transfer (pick-up and drop-off) 275 CHF
Starting dates 12 wk
20.01 / 14.04 / 08.06 / 24.08.2020
Exam dates
02.04 - 06.04 / 20.06 - 30.06 / 19.08 - 25.08 / 06.11 - 10.11.2020
Bank holidays
10.04 / 13.04 / 01.05 / 21.05 / 01.06.2020
Holidays
23.12.2019 - 05.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
Overall rating

94% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
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/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

63 students gave their opinion about this school

16 years old - Spain
/ 5
Las clases están muy bien aunque estarían mejor si se pudiese elegir el número de horas que se hace de gramática y de conversación ya que mi objetivo principal era mejorar la comunicación en alemán.En cuanto a la cuidad y el país, todo muy bonito! Estaría muy bien que la escuela propusiese actividades o visitas. Igual ya las hay pero nadie me informó...También quería destacar que los estudiantes son mayoritariamente adultos Por lo que se podría intentar enfocar la estancia lingüística también hacia personas más jóvenes proponiendo otro tipo de actividades.Muchas gracias La familia era genial, tanto la madre como sus dos hijas eran súper simpáticas. La comida muy buena, saludable y variada. Y la casa muy limpia. Nunca me comentaron nada sobre las actividades.
1 week, October – November 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (1.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« No creo haber progresado mucho porque sólo estuve una semana pero si que he aprendido muchas cosas. »
School highlights
« La cuidad en general »
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, September – October 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, June – July 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Sì, ho più fluidità a parlare e facilità a scrivere, grazie alle lezioni di grammatica, vocabolario e sicuramente alle lezioni pomeridiane. »
School highlights
« I professori erano molto cordiali, amichevoli e disponibili. »
17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, June – July 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
15 weeks, March – June 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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School facilities
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, surtout en grammaires »
School highlights
« Les cours et les profs »
17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si perché adesso riesco a comprendere meglio la lingua pur avendo ancora qualche problema di espressione, però sono migliorato molto. »
School highlights
« Facile da raggiungere »
Top tips
« Visitare sempre tutto il piu possibili »
24 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, June – July 2018
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (2.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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23 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
15 weeks, April – July 2018
Value for money (1 / 5)
Destination (3.3 / 5)
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School (2.8 / 5)
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Teaching (2.7 / 5)
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23 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
17 weeks, March – June 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
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School (5 / 5)
School location
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Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Relations with the teachers
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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Testimonials

Jennifer Girod
Jennifer Girod
LSI, Zürich
Duration: 6 weeks

I found this school thanks to ESL. Perfectly located near Lake Zurich and the city centre, the school is very interesting. The lessons are really good and the teachers very friendly. Besides, Zurich is a very beautiful city which offers many visits and outings.

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Billie Foetisch
Billie Foetisch
LSI, Zürich
Duration: 13 weeks

Although Zurich is a small city there are so many things to do and you don’t need to take a cab to get there. The LSI school is in a great location, close to the lake and not far from the city centre. At first I stayed with a host family but after four weeks I felt the need for more independence. The office staff were very helpful and I was able to make the change with no problems. I took my Goethe B2 exam last week and my course ends this week. I just hope I have done enough to pass.

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Ludovic Turin
Ludovic Turin
LSI, Zürich
Duration: 7 weeks

I come from a small village in the French part of Switzerland. As often happens in my country I had time between leaving school and starting an apprenticeship. At first I thought I might learn English in the UK but when I found out the company I am going to work for has a lot of contact with German-speakers, the decision was clear. I came to Zurich instead and I don’t regret it for one minute. The teachers here have really helped build on my school-German and the host family I am staying with is very friendly.

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Host family
Staying with a host family is ideal for discovering the Swiss culture and practicing your German outside of the classroom in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Located 30-40 minutes from the school, you will have your own room and breakfast and dinner provided daily.

Our partner school’s activities program is designed to help you discover all that Zurich has to offer. Skiing and ice-skating in winter, swimming or sailing in summer, museum tours and walks through the historic part of town to discover its cafés and shops… you won’t have time to get bored! On the weekends, you can go hiking or try rafting, snowboarding or mountain bike riding. Why not also discover Basel, Bern or Lucerne, just an hour away by train. Located in the centre of Europe, Switzerland makes an ideal base from which you can easily visit neighboring countries like Austria, France, Germany or Italy.

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