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Zürich English Speaking Group Message Board › Upcoming Classes and Events for English-speakers

Upcoming Classes and Events for English-speakers

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Upcoming Classes at the beautiful Gemeindschaftzentrum Wollishofen!
on the lake, complete with a cafe and reading room
Please register before February 26, 2010

For kids

English for Kids, 4-9 years old

Kids learn English and make friends through songs, games, and art-making on the boat stationed on the lake.

Tuesdays, 14:30-15:30pm, Bachstrasse 7 (meet directly on the boat)

40CHF per month

Parents can sit and chat in the cafe while kids have fun learning and getting to know each other.

For Adults

Business English (basic English mandatory)

In this course we will learn how to write emails correctly, make presentations, speak professionally about business issues, make business calls, and hold a conversation about current affairs. As part of this course, there will be lots of opportunity for conversation and discussion.

In diesem Kurs werden wir lernen, wie man korrekte Emails schreibt, Präsentationen macht, professionell über das Geschäft redet, telefoniert, und ein Gespräch über aktuelle Ereignisse führt.

Dienstags, 18:00 – 20:00, Albisstrasse 25 (Tram 7 Post Wollishofen) Tuesdays, 6-8pm

160CHF pro monat +10CHF for all photocopies and learning material

Art History Slide Presentations and Discussions

Each session will focus on a different topic and will be accompanied by a slide presentation of artwork. Discussion encouraged. This class is also an excellent opportunity for those interested in practicing English with native speakers.

1st session - overview of art in Switzerland over the last 300 years

2nd session - the beginning of the modern period and interchange with the rest of Europe

3rd session - Modernism in Switzerland and beyond

4th session - focus on specific artists of the modernist period including Giacometti, Paul Klee, and others

5th session - more discussion about specific modernist artists originating from Switzerland - Monte Verita

6th session - Dadaism and the avantgarde

7th session - the growth of the contemporary art scene in Switzerland

8th session - focus on particular contemporary artists from Switzerland
Mondays, 11am -12pm, Bachstrasse 7
40CHF pro monat


Other activities

Next "Where In the World Have You Been" takes place Sunday, February 7, at 12noon. Focus on Iran.

This event is a monthly get-together featuring a different presentation each time of a journey taken, places seen, the local art and history, culture, and political situation. This is a virtual guided tour through photographs and stories of new lands, or familiar places seen through a different perspective. Drinks and appetizers provided. Children welcome. 10CHF per adult. Please RSVP to receive address and arrival info.
More info on http://www.olgastefan...­

Guided art gallery tours

Starting in the April, these tours will offer insight and opportunity for discussion about current shows in new and interesting galleries in the Zurich area.
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