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Old 28.04.2015, 22:31
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Re: Best language to learn-Zug

The others on this thread are taking the p*ss.

In German, Zug means train.

This is because everybody who lives there is a trainspotter.

If you want to blend in you need to get cheap glasses, an anorak, learn to avoid eye contact while speaking to somebody.

It doesn't matter which language you speak as nobody listens anyway.
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Old 29.04.2015, 09:56
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It doesn't matter which language you speak as nobody listens anyway.
That is so true!
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Old 29.04.2015, 10:08
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most in Switzerland speak and understand English very well.
Not most Swiss that I know.

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Old 29.04.2015, 10:11
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If I learned a language to proficiency and we plan to stay in Switzerland I would consider going back to work as a psych nurse provided I can register. I am a Registered Psychiatric Nurse and I haven't really researched working as a nurse in Switzerland !
I think that background should score you a decent job as PA in the financial sector...
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Old 29.04.2015, 10:19
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Re: Best language to learn-Zug

I don't think you have any chance of ever working here as a nurse unless you have a real talent for language learning. Swiss German is really tough! Hvae you previously learned any other languages?
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Old 29.04.2015, 10:26
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Not most Swiss that I know.

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Nor me. Some of them have a very basic knowledge but most of them not at all. ( including the English teachers).
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Old 29.04.2015, 12:34
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The others on this thread are taking the p*ss.

In German, Zug means train.

This is because everybody who lives there is a trainspotter.

If you want to blend in you need to get cheap glasses, an anorak, learn to avoid eye contact while speaking to somebody.

It doesn't matter which language you speak as nobody listens anyway.
Oi no need for that!

Learn in this order

1. Swiss German swarewords
2. High German
3. Alphorn
4. Swiss German
6. Kirsch distillation skills
7. Zuger Farmer Deutsch
8. Cow milking /veal production
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