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German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic Indo-European language spoken predominantly in Central Europe. In Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and the Italian region of South Tyrol, it is the most frequently spoken and official or co-official language. It is also a national language of Namibia and a co-official language of Luxembourg and Belgium. It also has a vocabulary that is quite similar to that of several North Germanic languages, such as Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish. After English, German is the second most frequently spoken Germanic language.

German is one of the world's most widely spoken languages. Within the European Union, it is the most widely spoken native language. German is also commonly taught as a foreign language, particularly in continental Europe and the United States, where it is the third-most taught foreign language (after English and French). Philosophy, theology, science, and technology have all benefited from the language. It is the second most extensively used scientific language, as well as one of the most commonly used languages on the internet. With one-tenth of all books (including e-books) produced in German, the German-speaking nations are placed fifth in terms of yearly new book publication.

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Why to learn German?

German is a simple language to learn

Let's start by dispelling the idea that German is particularly difficult. Despite the jokes about it being an impossible language, English speakers already have a significant edge.

Because German and English have the same Germanic origin, this is the case. As a result, there exist tens of thousands of closely similar words known as "cognates." The German equivalent of the English chin is Kinn. Water is renamed Wasser, and father is renamed Vater. Is it really so difficult?

The language of inventors

Germany is known as "the land of poets and philosophers," or "Das Land der Dichter und Denker." The second portion, on the other hand, is undeniably true. A substantial number of the world's most outstanding accomplishments were created in German. For achievements in physics, medicine, chemistry, literature, and other fields, over one hundred Nobel Prizes have been awarded to talented Germans. That does not include the rewards given to citizens of Austria and Switzerland, the other two main German-speaking nations. Furthermore, many of the grantees from foreign countries were educated at German institutions.

Language for academics

It should come as no surprise that German is particularly significant in the academic world, given a large number of award-winning scientists from its native nation. It is, in fact, the second most widely used scientific language.

One of the reasons for this is that the German book market, behind the Chinese and English publishing sectors, is the world's third-biggest. Because the percentage of these books that are translated into other languages is rather low, you will be able to access them only if you speak German.