Summary of Classes
Group Classes, Private Classes, and Workshops
We offer language training and creative activities in a variety of formats:
For more information about our fees and rules, click here.
Group English Classes
These weekly 50-minute classes take place at The Chatterbox on Wednesday morning and weekday afternoons. Class size is limited to 6 students. We can also arrange semi-private classes of 2 students. Classes run parallel to the canton Vaud public school calendar.
We use the Oxford University Press Family and Friends British English course for primary school-aged children (canton Vaud: P1-P8) with textbook, workbook, CD, and interactive, online platform materials. This course for young learners offers a flexible, comprehensive work and play program, including reading, writing, listening, speaking, and an emphasis on phonics.
For teenage students (canton Vaud: S9-S11), we use the Oxford University Press insight course in English.
Private English Classes
Our private classes can be tailored to individual needs where the teacher and student will agree on a course of study, textbooks, and schedule. These lessons normally take place on weekday afternoons at The Chatterbox. Lessons are sold in packets of ten 50-minute lessons (see Fees for details).
We started offering on-line English classes using Zoom during the Covid-19 pandemic as an alternative to in-person classes. Building on the success of this venture, we will begin offering on-line English classes in the summer of 2020. It may be possible to combine both in-person and on-line classes depending on the availability of our teaching staff.
English-In-Action - Ukulele Lessons
Beginning September, 2020, The Chatterbox will offer special classes on Friday afternoons where school-aged children will be able to learn new skills and practice their English at the same time. We are pleased to announce the availability of ukulele lessons for beginning and intermediate students.