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5 Reasons to Learn German

We know that learning any foreign language brings amazing benefits. So, why should you pick German?Just Add German presents the top 5 reasons to learn German. Take a look below and get inspired.

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Germany is the fourth largest national economy worldwide and the largest in the European Union. If you’re looking for employment, knowing German can give you great advantages in the United States and abroad. Knowing more than one language enhances employment opportunities in government, business, law, medicine and health care, teaching, technology, communications, social service, and marketing. German is THE language which opens up major markets and gives you the edge in competition. It is in demand not only for German-speaking firms abroad and foreign firms in Germany, but also for companies enjoying close economic ties to German-speaking countries.

Millions of people share special relationships to Germany and its products.

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Not just Germany

Millions of people share special relationships to Germany and its products. Puma, adidas, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Siemens and Trader Joe’s are just some big German brands.

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In Germany you can go skiing on the Alps or swin in the Isar in Munich.

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Interview with German model Toni Garrn

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German is intergalactic

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Just Add German is a campaign of the Goethe-Institut. Our goal is to show how German as a foreign language is beneficial to students, families, careers, as well as a great way to open doors to new opportunities. We invite you to explore our site which offers extensive resources to support anyone interested in German language, culture, and business.
The Just Add German Campaign is funded by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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