3 Reasons Why
You Should Consider Learning German
Are you thinking about learning a new language? Today, we will share the top 3 reasons why you should consider learning German:
German-speakers Are Everywere
Learning German can connect you to 120 million native speakers around the globe! German is the or one of the official language(s) of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. It is also the native language of a significant portion of the population in northern Italy, eastern Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, eastern France, parts of Poland, the Czech Republic, Russia and Romania as well as in other parts of Europe. Furthermore, Germany ranks third among the countries with the most travellers abroad. Germans travel wide and far and are some of the world’s biggest spenders when on holiday. Knowing German allows you to connect with them and better understand their culture.
Are you striving after a global career? Knowledge of German increases your job opportunities with German-speaking companies in your own country as well as abroad. Furthermore, being fluent in German helps you to work productively for an employer with international business connections. Being able to interact with your German-speaking business partners in their mother-tongue improves your relations and leads to success. Would you like to work in Germany? Special visas are offered to skilled professionals and working holiday visas are available for young foreigners from a range of countries.
Enjoyment of Literature
Whether you are interested in studying German literature at University or just enjoy reading in your free time: German is the language of many famous writers and poets such as Goethe, Kafka, Hesse, Schiller, Dürrenmatt and Brecht. Must-reads include “Die Verwandlung” (“The Metamorphosis”) by Franz Kafka, “Der Besuch der alten Dame” (“The Visit”) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt or “Faust” by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Indulge in reading their works in the original language.
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