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Mostly cloudy current temperature: 28°C
real feel: 28°C
current pressure: 101 mb
humidity: 32%
wind speed: 7 mph WNW
Windgusts: 7 mph
sunrise: 5:50
sunset: 21:21
Forecast 18th July, 2019
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Partly sunny with thundershowers
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30°C
night
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16°C
Forecast 19th July, 2019
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Partly sunny with thundershowers
Partly sunny with thundershowers
29°C

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My First Swiss German

I didn’t feel accepted in Switzerland until I mastered my first Swiss German phrase – then suddenly, doors opened…

Ich spreche Deutsch…well, sort of….

We all know what it feels like, struggling in a foreign language to make yourself understood when you don’t know quite enough words to explain further… here’s a typical example written by Shelley some time ago but as relevant today as it was back then. If you struggle with German, you aren’t alone…