easy talk –
professional English teaching for confident speaking
Welcome to easy talk, the English school of choice for professionals and English speakers of all levels.
easy talk offers personalised English learning experiences with lessons designed to encourage you to speak with confidence. Through active participation, easy talk will take your English skills to the next level.
Why choose easy talk?
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Professional and experienced
easy talk English courses give you a different classroom experience. The content is thoughtfully created based on individual needs and English proficiency. Lessons are designed to facilitate confidence in speaking. I want you to feel a sense of achievement after your class.
I have over 25 years of professional and teaching experience - six of those in my own English School in Bern.
My vocabulary, style of teaching and choice of content is influenced by my broad professional and personal experience.
I offer a range of classes at competitive rates without compromising on quality and results.
I know that your time can sometimes be limited by work schedules. I offer flexibility so you can fit classes comfortably into your working week.
Enjoy learning English with lessons beyond what is offered in textbooks
Prices and flexibility to fit your requirements
Interesting, topical discussions designed for your needs
easy talk courses
Gaining confidence when speaking English is at the heart of easy talk. I offer
three different courses, all aimed at supporting you to reach this goal. Contact me
for advice about any of the courses. I can suggest which is the right one for you.
Beginners to advanced
General and Business English
If you are a beginner or an advanced speaker, talk classes give you a motivating English learning experience that keeps students coming back year after year. Lessons are interesting and engaging and don’t just rely on the traditional textbook style of learning.
online or onsite
Talking confidently and clearly in your professional environment is an essential skills that can't be replaced by digital translation tools. Lessons are based on a learning needs analysis, and incorporate the vocabulary you need to talk about the latest issues in your business world.
in the third age
Learning English is a great hobby at any time of life, but particularly in retirement when you have the time to learn, read and travel. Challenge your brain, gain new perspectives and enjoy being part of a new group as you talk about life and the world!
For details about the course content and prices, go to the Courses page.
The most rewarding part of teaching is the acknowledgement that my students are making progress
and enjoy their classes. Here is what people have said about me and my courses.
As a company, we greatly benefitted from Louise's teaching. The lessons were well structured, with a good mixture of grammar and conversation.
About easy talk
I'm Louise Rapaud. Since taking over easy talk in 2017, I have had the opportunity to teach countless students fundamental skills and conversational techniques to enable them to confidently move forward with their English proficiency.
I bring to the classroom diverse, international experience as a social worker, a joy of working with people and a curiosity about our world.
Engage me in a discussion about environmental, humanitarian or social change issues, and I'll be a friend for life!
Born and raised in Australia, I now consider Switzerland as my home. I hold both the CELTA and SVEB 1 certificate. Having started with German just ten years ago, I fully empathize with the ups and downs of learning English - you're not alone on your journey!
easy talk is based in Belp with comfortable teaching rooms and easy access by car or public transportation.
It takes 4 minutes on foot to reach the school from the train (Steinbach station). There is on-site parking available.
I look forward to welcoming you!
My blog and talk news
Here you will find information about new classes and my blog.
And here you can read an article about the school in Der Baeup
Get in Touch
Do you have a question or want to book a trial class?
You are very welcome to join a lesson to see if it suits you.
I am happy to discuss your needs by phone or in person.
Contact me and I will reply to you within 24 hours.
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communication between myself and you/your company.
talk English Courses
1st floor, Bayweg 9,
+41 (0)77 475 55 06