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Speaking of Switzerland

De Beer, Gavin Sir

Speaking of Switzerland

by De Beer, Gavin Sir

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswood in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G. R. De Beer.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13866084M

Presentation Training, Rhetoric Skills & Public Speaking with bilingual moderator Julia Bauer Seminars, Workshops and Corporate Packages Pre-framed or Tailor-made Courses German and English For Individuals and Groups, Business and Media In-house or Off-site in Zurich and the rest of Switzerland.   Today, a Swiss company sent me a letter that was just 5 sentences long, plus the closing. In my former home, the United States, such business letters often close with one word: "Sincerely," followed by the signature. Here in French speaking Switzerland, formal letter closings are un petit peu wordier.. Today's letter, translated from French, closed like this (take a deep breath).

The “Röstigraben” (Rösti ditch), which light-heartedly traces the difference in mentality between German-speaking and French-speaking Switzerland, does not extend to the kitchen. Rösti, originally a farmers’ breakfast from German-speaking Switzerland, is now a Swiss national dish, highly popular on both sides of the Röstigraben. Interlaken is located in Central Switzerland, close to other major Swiss cities including Zürich, Geneva, and Berne. Interlaken’s nearest airport is km/76 mi away located in Zürich with a travel duration of about 2 hours via car or train. Interlaken is km/ mi east of Geneva and 56 km/35 mi south of Bern.

The French-speaking wedge – Suisse Romande – embraces Switzerland’s western fringe from Geneva and Lake Geneva to the remote Jura in the north and Valais in the east. Moving east into ‘middle-ground’ Mittelland with Swiss capital Bern as its heart, Germanic Switzerland kicks in – and makes itself heard across the Alps in the country.   Learn Swiss-German with me #4 (Pronouns & Conjugations) Speaking Swiss German in Zürich 10 Best Places to Visit in Switzerland - Travel Video - Duration.


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