TLC Sprachschule and Swiss Exams – a sustainable partnership (video)

TLC Sprachschule and Swiss Exams – a sustainable partnership (video)

TLC Sprachschule is one of the our successful Language Testing Competence Centres (LTCCs). They regularly offer the German language assessment test called Goethe-Test PRO to their clients. Watch this video to find out what an exam session looks like!

TLC Sprachschule and Swiss Exams – a sustainable partnership (video)

TLC Sprachschule){target="_blank"} has been partnering with Swiss Exams for over 20 years now. We began with the Cambridge Exams and added the BULATS tests in 2009. We have been offering Goethe-Test PRO and Linguaskill since April 2018.

The change to Goethe-Test PRO from BULATS German did prove to be somewhat challenging from a technical standpoint in the beginning, but after meeting with Karin and Jacqueline from Swiss Exams the issues were addressed and resolved very quickly. It is a pleasure dealing with them. They are very friendly and react quickly if any problems arise. We definitely feel they also focus on customer satisfaction.

TLC Sprachschule has been at home in Baden since 1988 when we began as the ABB Sprachschule. Since then we have taught in over 150 companies in Northwest Switzerland including the greater Zürich area. Under the current name TLC Sprachschule, International House Zurich-Baden, our concept remains clear and unchanged: to teach languages with the highest level of quality and success. What does that entail? An inspiring atmosphere, a manageable number of participants in the classroom, and of course, people: customers and our teachers. Our customers’ needs are always in focus. Our native speaker teachers use the latest pedagogic and didactic methods to focus on learning the language efficiently, practically and for the long term.

We offer courses in 10 different languages. Until this year, our customers have typically been adults who mostly need a foreign language for business purposes. But this year we are extending our offer to teens, offering an ideal opportunity to strengthen their language skills in small groups, while meeting other young learners from the Baden area.

Our typical Goethe-Test PRO candidate is one who needs proof of their German skills for residency or naturalization purposes and occasionally for their employer. They usually come in on a one-to-one basis, but we have had sessions with up to three candidates. We have approximately 12 tests per month. Currently we offer two sessions per week but could offer more if demand increases. Our trainee checks their ID’s, collects their exam fees, shows them to the exam room and helps them sign in. They come prepared with an account generated ahead of time with a link we sent them once they registered for the session. The trainee sits in the room while the exam is in progress. We let them take as long as they need, but most are finished within 60 - 75 minutes.”

Youtube Video of TLC Sprachschule

Wendy German – Managing Director TLC Sprachschule International House Zurich - Baden www.ihbaden.ch

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