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Old 20.05.2008, 10:20
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take the test

its double tricky, because you have to understand a bit of high german
but...check yourself how good you are in schwiizerdütsch and if youre ready for ch passport...


http://www.swissinfo.ch/08/flash/spe...weiz/quiz.html
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Old 20.05.2008, 10:28
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Re: take the test

8 out of 15

Is there an emphasis towards Berner or basler dialect here?
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Old 20.05.2008, 10:29
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Re: take the test

Well, perhaps how good one is at Swiss slang....
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8 out of 15

Is there an emphasis towards Berner or basler dialect here?
I didn't see much in the way of Basler dialect in it.
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Old 20.05.2008, 10:32
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Re: take the test

Thats mean... it mixes dialects
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Old 20.05.2008, 10:33
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Re: take the test

hehe, i got 10-15...no passport....
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Old 20.05.2008, 10:36
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Re: take the test

Well I got mine but I had to try twice...
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Re: take the test

I speak fluent SG AND have a Swiss passport and only got 11 it mixes Bernese with other dialects...it helps if you say the words out loud.
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Old 20.05.2008, 11:20
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its double tricky, because you have to understand a bit of high german
but...check yourself how good you are in schwiizerdütsch and if youre ready for ch passport...
12 out of 15 and half of the ones I got right were guess-work - I didn't qualify for the passport. However, I was born a Swiss citizen and Swiss German is my mother tongue :-) There you see the difference between the dialects. Being from Eastern Switzerland, it's close to impossible for me to understand Bern-Dütsch...
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Old 20.05.2008, 11:26
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Well, perhaps how good one is at Swiss slang....
Isn't it all slang?
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Old 20.05.2008, 11:27
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Re: take the test

11 out of 15 did not get the passport here with the test, but i do have a swiss passport that i applied for, thank god i did not have to take a real test for that
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Old 20.05.2008, 11:35
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Re: take the test

im a bit advanced because my ex girlfriend and family spoke bern düütsch at home but central chdütsch too. didnt help...
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Old 20.05.2008, 11:44
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Re: take the test

14/15. Everything is Zurich and Bernese dialect except Tschugger which I only know from Basel.
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Old 20.05.2008, 11:54
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Re: take the test

Thats the one that got me... but then I don't hang out in Basel and hence have no real connection to the language there... However, Bern I love.

Its cruel really seeing as a Swiss doesn't even get it all right!
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Old 20.05.2008, 12:19
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Re: take the test

I don't even know where I bombed it, the damn quiz just tells me that I'm not worthy of Swiss citizenship and can reaply. Maybe a pointer what to vote on June 1st...
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Old 20.05.2008, 12:28
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Re: take the test

Well I did a process of elimination and repeated the test... but yeah... I think its unfair!
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Old 20.05.2008, 12:30
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Re: take the test

Just sent the link to a Swiss co-worker. Only got 12 outta 15. Is there any hope for us foreigners
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Old 20.05.2008, 12:34
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Re: take the test

How many do you need for the CH passport? Not a good score 6, but not a lover of Swiss German
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Old 20.05.2008, 12:35
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14/15. Everything is Zurich and Bernese dialect except Tschugger which I only know from Basel.
14/15 for me too - Tchugger was the only one I'd never ever ever heard before
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Old 20.05.2008, 12:42
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How many do you need for the CH passport? Not a good score 6, but not a lover of Swiss German
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14/15 for me too - Tchugger was the only one I'd never ever ever heard before
I know it as "Schuggr". Google only finds it once in the FCB forum though.

I suspect I failed the high water or the muuderä question. Enlighten me, please?
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