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Gymi preparation long term gymi (LZG)

Gymi preparation LZG, easy & efficient with porta mundi

Preparation for the Long-Term Gymnasium (LZG) with porta mundi

At porta mundi, you'll find top-notch preparation courses for the Long-Term Gymnasium (LZG) in the canton of Zurich. Our offerings are specifically designed to optimally prepare students for the entrance exam for the Long-Term Gymnasium. We employ a holistic approach with our in-house practice materials to maintain the quality of each individual learning session at the highest level. Our preparation courses for the LZG entrance exams are available both as individual lessons and as group courses, online as well as offline on-site at our premises in Erlenbach ZH.

Preparation for the Primary Level in Individual Lessons
Our individual lessons for the primary level are the ideal strategy to receive personalised gymnasium preparation for your child. Our experienced teachers use proprietary course materials, a motivating environment, and regular feedback sessions. The lesson times are flexible and can be arranged by appointment. Lessons are conducted either remotely via Zoom or on-site in Erlenbach ZH with ideal public transportation connections (1 minute walk from Winkel train station on Lake Zurich) and good parking facilities.

Preparation for Gymnasium in Group Courses – On-site or Online
Our group courses for gymnasium preparation are perfect for students who prefer dynami learning in a small group (max. 5 students). This course offering takes place from August 2024 to March 2025, with weekly learning sessions. As usual, lessons can be conducted online via Zoom or on-site in Erlenbach ZH. Our group courses offer a structured program tailored to the needs of the students.

Our Prices
The cost for individual lessons is CHF 140.- per 60 minutes. Our group courses cost a flat rate of CHF 2,800.- for 22 weeks of classes, each lasting 2 hours. If booked together with a holiday course or a simulation exam, we are happy to offer you our combo discount of CHF 200.-.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Appointment Today!

Take advantage of the opportunity and schedule a free consultation appointment today to learn more about our gymnasium preparation for the Long-Term Gymnasium.


Our course offerings for your child

Private lessons primary | Start at any time


Structure
• Individual coaching sessions
Company-owned course material
• Motivating environment, holistic approach
• Effort Homework approx. 2h per week

Course duration & time
By arrangement

Course location
• Remote via Zoom

OR

• Erlenbach (ZH) – Seestrasse 141
• Direct connection to train station
• A minute’s walk from the ‘Winkel am Zürichsee’ train station to the classroom
• Ample parking available

Costs
CHF 140.-* per 60 minutes
* If the course is booked together with a vacation course or the simulation exam, you will receive a flat discount of CHF 200.-.

Weekend Rate

To provide your child with high-quality individual lessons on weekends, we offer a special
weekend rate. This is because demand for weekend appointments is higher and operating
costs increase accordingly on weekends.

Saturday
: 25% surcharge (CHF 175.- per 60 minutes)
Sunday
: 50% surcharge (CHF 210.- per 60 minutes)

We appreciate your understanding and continue to offer flexible and high-quality courses,
regardless of the preferred appointment or weekday chosen
.

Group course Primary | August 2024 - March 2025


Structure
Small group lessons
Company-owned course material
Motivating environment, holistic approach
Effort Homework approx. 2h per week

Course duration & time
21.08.2024 - 26.02.2025 (22 course weeks of 2 hours each)
Wednesdays, 13.00 - 15.00
Wednesdays, 15.15 - 17.15 hrs

24.08.2024 - 01.03.2025 (22 course weeks of 2 hours each)
Saturdays, 09.00 - 11.00 a.m.

Course location

• Remote via Zoom

OR

• Erlenbach (ZH) – Seestrasse 141
• Direct connection to train station
• A minute’s walk from the ‘Winkel am Zürichsee’ train station to the classroom
• Ample parking available

Costs
Flat rate CHF 2'800
* If the course is booked together with a vacation course or the simulation exam, you will receive a flat-rate discount of CHF 200.



Not convinced yet? We are happy to let our customers speak about our services

"My son (4 Class) and daughter (6 Class) receive tutoring from Porta Mundi. We have experience with other coaching companies and none are on the level of Porta Mundi. The careful assessment by Porta Mundi of each students situation I found to be extremely thoughtful. The one on one's hone in on the children's areas for improvement and the tutors instruct in an engaging and constructive manner. We are delighted with the progress and clear improvements both children have made in Math and German respectively. I can certainly recommend Porta Mundi as the go to for individual tutoring."

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K. Ringier, Herliberg

"Our son is doing preparation for Kurzzeitgymnasium at Porta Mundi. The materials are very structured and the teacher is very kind and able to explain the topics very well. Also they are very flexible to switch to an online session should physical attendance not work. Overall very satisfied."

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I. Tramontana, Küsnacht (ZH)

"Very committed and with heart in the matter. Outstanding - we were accompanied very competently in all areas. Ms Basler is a stroke of luck. It was great from the beginning - everything always worked smoothly and your experience, expertise and didactic skills were outstanding. Thank you very much."

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C. Künzler, Andelfingen

"The work of Ms Basler and her team is extremely professional. Communication is excellent, the teachers are competent, motivated and committed, and the course material is well thought-out and helpful. We really appreciated the flexibility and individuality of the lessons as well as the friendly and personal working atmosphere. Thank you very much!"

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K. Schneiter, Erlenbach

"Super very good exam preparation courses and tutoring courses. Very good teachers!"

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Ch. Keo, Mönchaltdorf

"Porta Mundi and Franziska have done an excellent job in making learning fun for the kids. Franziska is very professional, patient and thoughtful of each individuals needs. I highly recommend Porta Mundi for tutoring or exam preparation."

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K. Haft, Herrliberg

"It has been a very pleasant experience dealing with Franziska. She took her time to explain what I was asking. The extra tution definitely has help my children."

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J. Wood, Erlenbach

"Mrs Basler and her competent team of teachers can be absolutely recommended. Mrs Basler always had time for us and with her targeted, realistic and professional Gymi preparation she put the finishing touches to our son. Thank you very much for all this!"

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Anne Franz, Egg

"Very committed, very good and helpful teaching material and supportive with many flexible options! Our daughter enjoys going to Ms Basler and her confidence in her abilities was strengthened after just a few lessons."

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S. Züllig Naef, Stäfa

"porta mundi is very professionally run with very competent teachers in their field. They not only focus on the exam but also define strategies around the learning experience. My daughter and I are very happy to know porta mundi and Mrs Basler. First class learning experience."

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D. Demiraydin, Zürich

"We have been working with Mrs F. Basler for almost 2 years now. During this time, she has proved to be very competent, responds intensively to the client's needs, is always available to deal with problems and looks for constructive ways of overcoming them. Our daughter passed her grammar school exams with Mrs Basler's help and she was also there for us during the exam phase. We can recommend her unreservedly"

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S. Ohle, Zürich

Private lessons primary | Start at any time

Structure
• Individual coaching sessions
Company-owned course material
• Motivating environment, holistic approach
• Effort Homework approx. 2h per week

Course duration & time
By arrangement

Course location
• Remote via Zoom

OR

• Erlenbach (ZH) – Seestrasse 141
• Direct connection to train station
• A minute’s walk from the ‘Winkel am Zürichsee’ train station to the classroom
• Ample parking available

Costs
CHF 140.-* per 60 minutes
* If the course is booked together with a vacation course or the simulation exam, you will receive a flat discount of CHF 200.-.


Group course Primary | August 2024 - March 2025

Structure
Small group lessons
Company-owned course material
Motivating environment, holistic approach
Effort Homework approx. 2h per week

Course duration & time
21.08.2024 - 26.02.2025 (22 course weeks of 2 hours each)
Wednesdays, 13.00 - 15.00
Wednesdays, 15.15 - 17.15 hrs

24.08.2024 - 01.03.2025 (22 course weeks of 2 hours each)
Saturdays, 09.00 - 11.00 a.m.

Course location
• Remote via Zoom

OR

• Erlenbach (ZH) – Seestrasse 141
• Direct connection to train station
• A minute’s walk from the ‘Winkel am Zürichsee’ train station to the classroom
• Ample parking available

Costs
Flat rate CHF 2'800
* If the course is booked together with a vacation course or the simulation exam, you will receive a flat-rate discount of CHF 200.


Reading sample of our own learning material

We are very proud of our own course books. Have a look at the samples by clicking on the link below.


FAQ - Gymi preparation

  • For many students, the entrance examination represents a turning point in their school career, as the examination is held at a very high level, especially in the canton of Zurich. In order to be able to solve the examination tasks with confidence, solid preparation is necessary.

    The pupils are faced with a great challenge, which is difficult to solve without the necessary support. The experience grades of the primary school or the secondary school have a 50 per cent influence on the examination result and therefore the support must not only be based on possible examination tasks, but must be built up in a targeted manner with a focus on the subject matter. The Gymi preparation offered by porta mundi in individual lessons or in small groups ensures that all the material is covered, that the students deepen their knowledge and that they are optimally prepared for the central entrance examination in the canton of Zurich through an intensive preparation period in the subjects German and mathematics.

  • The scope of the Gymi exams is basically based on the profile of the primary school and or secondary school depending on the entry point. Experience shows that the entrance examinations for the Gymi contain various tasks which can only be partly covered by the basic school education. In primary school, therefore, it is not always possible to satisfactorily deepen all the nuances for, for example, passing a successful examination for long-term grammar school. This is particularly evident in the core areas of German with the requirement to write an essay, mathematics in the area of text problems and geometry. Due to known resource problems, all of these areas cannot be guaranteed through standardised basic preparation - for the completion of a successful Gymi examination - by the respective primary schools of the Canton of Zurich. This is therefore also a topic of discussion at numerous information events. However, so far there is no uniform solution for this shortcoming.

  • We at porta mundi have identified the problem and have therefore built up our range of services specifically to promote these important core areas, among others. This enables us to ensure the targeted development of knowledge in these relevant examination disciplines. Furthermore, this can have a significant positive influence on your child's potential success in exams.

    The preparation for grammar school at porta mundi thus covers all areas of the entrance examination and in connection with this, our teachers are trained and educated for the constantly changing requirements of the Canton of Zurich. Our teachers are more than just private tutors - our staff become your child's personal coach and thus a person of trust, and make an optimal contribution to the targeted development of your child's knowledge within the framework of private tutoring.

    Through the preparatory courses in small groups, the learning progress of the students is ensured.

  • Another area is contact with parents. Learning only leads to success if the framework conditions at home are also right and the child can build on holistic support for the appropriate preparation - for transfer to secondary school or the Gymi.

    Information sessions are available for parents to ensure that the examination is a success. The way to prepare is through a motivating environment that requires close cooperation between teacher, child and parents. Porta mundi provides all relevant information on the exam and covers the entire scope of the material.

  • Our preparation courses take place in small groups and are based on the company's own course material. In addition, all past exams from the last 15 years are solved together and then discussed in detail with our teachers in order to specifically deepen the child's knowledge. Experience has shown that this in turn is an optimal preparation for the upcoming grammar school exams.

    The preparation period is generally from August to March and the courses take place on a weekly basis. In addition, there is homework for two hours per week. The aim here is also to consolidate existing knowledge and to identify possible subject areas which our trained team of teachers can promote by means of suitable exercises.

    Since the essay, geometry and text tasks always lead to numerous difficulties and often the assessments are extremely strict, porta mundi offers specially designed holiday courses to ensure optimal learning progress in this school discipline as well.

    Upon request, our teachers also exchange information with the class teachers to ensure that the experience grades for the examination also correspond to the required level. Because only a holistic preparation leads to success and that is exactly where porta mundi comes in with its wide range of courses!