With 100 million native speakers, German is the most commonly spoken language in Europe. Around 15.4 million people around the world are learning German. http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/09__Language__Education/00/Language-and-Education.html
Why Learn German? Whether you're interested in politics, economics, literature or philosophy, want to gain a competitive edge in business, or simply want to communicate with German speakers in their native language, there are many reasons for learning German. Here we list a few.
In this insightful and informative brochure, the 'Goethe Institut' offers a helpful overview why studying German is a better option.
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