Switzerland ranked 19 for English competenceNov. 6, 2019, 8:18 a.m.
On any list of global rankings, you would expect Switzerland to be high on any list.
Woman denied C permit as she lives in wrong communeSept. 10, 2019, 6:45 a.m.
A Brazilian woman has been denied a category C resident permit as she lives only 100 meters away from a communal line...
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rulesJuly 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Study suggests language learning in sleep possibleFeb. 1, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A study by the University of Bern suggests you could learn a language while asleep.
New York Times questions Swiss Councillor's EnglishDec. 20, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin is being talked about in the New York Times – but maybe not for the right...
Bern urged to become more bilingualNov. 13, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
The canton of Bern should do more to promote its bilingualism.
Switzerland remains good in English - but German speakers are betterNov. 1, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Switzerland has slipped one place in the annual English Proficiency Index. But the country remains strong with its co...
Government rejects bilingual direction signsNov. 17, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected a proposal road signs should be in two languages.
Zurich says no to one language, Bern rejects extra asylum fundingMay 22, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
In other votes across the country. Zurich rejected plans to cut the number of languages taught to young children to j...
Swiss English skills improveNov. 16, 2016, 5:59 a.m.
The Swiss have improved their annual ranking for English skills to 14th out of 72 countries.
English second most used language in SwitzerlandOct. 6, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
A large majority of Swiss regularly use more than language, according to a survey by the Federal Office of Statistics...
Swiss teachers want to prioritize national languages over EnglishOct. 4, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
Two Swiss teaching unions have come out in favour of French being taught as a second language in primary schools inst...