Preparation for Gymnasium


Courses during the semester

Systematic exam preparation helps to overcome the hurdle to the Gymnasium!


  • Wednesday:
    • 14.15 - 16.00 (German/math)
  • Thursday:
    • 14.15 - 16.00 (German/math)
  • Friday:
    • 16.15 - 18.15 (German/math)


  • Course leader: Dr. Esther Ziegler (over 6 students: with an assistant)
  • Semester flat rate: Fr. 1'800.- (start: Summer 2022)
  • Semester flat rate: Fr. 1'300.- (start: Autumn 2022)
  •   Registration  


Holiday courses

Diving into the matter: Intensive working up of the basic knowledge and/or specific preparation for Gymnasium!

Times (Monday to Friday)

  9.00 - 11.00 (block math)
11.00 - 13.00 (block German)
14.00 - 16.00 (block math)
16.00 - 18.00 (block German)


  • Course leader: Dr. Esther Ziegler (over 6 students: with an assistant)
  • Prices: Fr. 450.- per course block (5 x 2h)


Tutoring for Learning Efficiency


Systematic working up of learning material and/or intensive exam preparation.

Subjects of choice

  • Mathematics
  • German: writing texts, expression, spelling, grammar
  • French, English, Latin 


  • Identify gaps in basic knowledge
  • Systematic and efficient learning of the basic material
  • Strongly structured and closely supported learning
  • Use of proven learning methods: active retrieval and systematic, varying repetition of the learning material


  • Tutoring by Dr. Esther Ziegler
  • Prices: Single lesson: Fr. 160.- (also as a group of 2 or 3)
  •   Registration  


French course

Intensive French course: systematic development of basic knowledge (with own teaching material)

During the semester

  • Friday: 16.15 - 18.00
  • Other times on request
  • Text book French: Plus Vite ! Brillant Französisch 

  • Semester flat rate: Fr. 650.-  (12 x 2h)
  • Course leader: Dr. Esther Ziegler

Holiday course (Monday to Friday)

  • Price: Fr. 450.- per block (5 x 2h)
  • Course leader: Dr. Esther Ziegler

  • Spring holiday 2022-   Registration  

Counselling for parents to support their children's learning


Guidance for parents on how to provide optimal learning support to motivate learning without pressure.


  • Personal attitude towards learning, supportive feedback, making the home environment more learning-friendly, motivation tips
  • Guidance for concrete, everyday support: promotion of reading, writing and maths


  • Consulting by Dr. Esther Ziegler
  • It is recommended to provide 1-2 pages describing the problem and questions to be discussed
  • Price: Fr. 160.- per hour


Learning Level Diagnosis


Assessment to check the level of learning and cognitive performance, to identify gaps in basic knowledge and to determine support needs.


  • Assessment:  1 - 2 hours
    • Assessment of basic knowledge
      • German: writing, reading, grammar
      • Mathematics: Basic skills according to age group
      • French: vocabulary, comprehension, grammar
    • Cognitive capacity
      • Reasoning, memory, concentration
    • Learning receptivity
      • Learning under guidance (Choice of: maths, German, french)

  • Final meeting with parents:  1 hour
    • Result learning level diagnosis
    • Strategic plan for the promotion of the child
    • Show possibilities how parents can help themselves


  • Assessment by Dr. Esther Ziegler
  • Written summary of learning status and development plan within 3 days
  • Price: Fr. 160.- per hour



LernConsulting GmbH
Lehr- und Lernberatung

Dr. sc. ETH Esther Ziegler

Sonneggstrasse 4, 8006 Zürich
Tel.: +41 78 330 33 63

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