Language: In the picture above you see the language of Romansh. There are four official languages in Switzerland which are German, Italian, French, and Romansh. Each state can decide on the language that they want their canton to speak. One of the official languages is Romansh and the letters are similar to English and the letter pronunciation is like Spanish. Romansh is a language of the Swiss confederation like the other three. Romansh was first written in 1552 and was published in 1560.