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Hey everyone!

I am 24 year old guy from Australia who manages to have a little red book due to both my parents being swiss. I ended up in swtizerland after supply teaching for 6 months in lodon, got bored with that and moved here to fix up my parents mistakes and learn german! Presently living in Winterthur and playing with the idea of sticking around a living here. But that depends on fitting in and finding good work. Ideally in education but at the moment anything will do! need money to fund my klubschule fees :-P

High School teacher, very fresh but keen!

Would love to meet people and hear from other educators who have made in the CH!

Say hi!
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Welcome the forum. Good luck with finding a job and with your klubschule!
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thanks for your good wishes!
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Hey welcome to the forum, I am also in the same situation as you, swiss parents who thought arabic and english are more important to learn :s. The government pays for your classes though go check. good luck
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Old 14.11.2011, 20:09
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I guess from your name that your parents are from around here?

I have a (nice) neighbor named Pesenti.

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I guess from your name that your parents are from around here?

I have a (nice) neighbor named Pesenti.

Tom

haha yes we Pesenti's are littered through the CH. Where do you live?
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haha yes we Pesenti's are littered through the CH. Where do you live?
Lugano (as stated in my location)!

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Re: Hi!

G'day Dave.
I've got an Aussie mate here who is in the same boat except that he's a plumber. Still he managed to only get 2 months of schooling paid for by RAV. Anyways see how you go ay. All you really need is a few months full time schooling and some enthusiastic dedication. Let me know if you need a heads up on getting started with the language as I've been here just 4 years but have managed to pick up both forms of German pretty good..... If I may say so myself.....

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Hey welcome to the forum, I am also in the same situation as you, swiss parents who thought arabic and english are more important to learn :s. The government pays for your classes though go check. good luck
how did you find that out?! I am burning a whole in my savings with german lessons!

i have heard that they do it for people on RAV benefits but not a special progarm for Ausländer Schweiz!
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Lugano (as stated in my location)!

Tom
my dead Grandmother lived in that region. My Grand Father was one of 4 Pesenti's Fritz he was called. I have no idea about his brothers or sisters (who they are, could find their names out though). His father first registered in Zurich. If you feel brave ask your neighbour if they had a brother named Fritz (died of cancer early 80s i think)
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G'day Dave.
I've got an Aussie mate here who is in the same boat except that he's a plumber. Still he managed to only get 2 months of schooling paid for by RAV. Anyways see how you go ay. All you really need is a few months full time schooling and some enthusiastic dedication. Let me know if you need a heads up on getting started with the language as I've been here just 4 years but have managed to pick up both forms of German pretty good..... If I may say so myself.....

Best of luck, from a fellow Aussie
already 2 months down and loving it. start b1 next year :-)
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Re: Hi!

Simply, you should just go to your heimatort to get your family tree, and thus know the origin of ALL of your Swiss ancestors!

They have ALL of the information, and of course know the information for immigrants from other cantons. I know my wife's lineage for the past 150 years, and a friend knows his for 1000!

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that is exactly what my Uncle did! dont remember much of the details but i know we originate from Burgamo and first registered in CH in 1925 in zurich
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that is exactly what my Uncle did! dont remember much of the details but i know we originate from Burgamo and first registered in CH in 1925 in zurich
Bergamo, about 1/2 hour east of Milano.

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