Why learn German?
Five reasons to learn German

Whatever plans you may have for the future, knowledge of German will increase your options. When you learn German you acquire a range of skills which can improve the quality of both your work and private life:

  • Passionate about culture and history? Just Add German
    Passionate about culture and history? Just Add German: Discover the fascinating events and personalities of the German-speaking world! Could you imagine yourself being there—whether “there” is a German cabaret during the Weimar Republic or a Berlin art studio right now? Learning languages is a direct way to satisfy your curiosity about European history and culture, and taking German lets you explore new worlds.
  • Ready for a warm welcome? Just Add German
    Ready for a warm welcome? Just Add German: Make new friends in class and abroad and get ready to enjoy a hearty WILLKOMMEN into this multicultural and dynamic society. Even if you haven’t fully mastered the adjective endings, your German will be met with big smiles and encouragement in Germany. Your desire to make new personal connections at home and abroad will be furthered by taking German.
  • Want to stand out from the crowd? Just Add German
    Want to stand out from the crowd? Just Add German: Distinguish yourself by learning German and you’ll be the one to connect with millions of German speakers around the world. German probably isn’t the most crowded class in your school—which is all the more reason to get on board! You’ll become part of a close group of passionate individuals who have worlds of opportunities open to them because they’ve chosen this important language.
  • Thinking about the future? Just Add German
    Thinking about the future? Just Add German: Adding German opens doors to success in college admissions and beyond. You’re not the kind of person who leaves the future to chance. You know what you want and are willing to work hard to get it. Taking German in high school opens doors to more academic and career opportunities than you’d ever imagine.
  • Feeling adventurous? Just Add German
    Feeling adventurous? Just Add German: Dreaming of going abroad or taking on a new language puzzle are great reasons to learn German. Sometimes you want to take a class because it actually sounds fun—and German classes fit the bill! You’ll learn about the wide variety of German holidays and festivities, all while taking an important step towards study or travel abroad.