Why German?
Adventure

<strong>Feeling adventurous? Just Add German:</strong> 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.

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:
  • Learn about and go experience Karneval, Christmas markets, or the Oktoberfest yourself.
  • Get ready to study or travel abroad where you’ll see castles, play soccer, dance all night, and get to eat Bratwurst and Spaetzle with your new German friends.
  • Be amazed how quickly you progress in German while having fun unraveling the mysteries of compound words and umlauts

Facts & Figures

  • Germany counts 14 national parks, 101 nature parks and 15 biosphere reserves to discover.
  • Karneval is one of the most celebrated events in German, especially in Cologne, and looks back to a tradition of over 200 years. During carnival seasons Germans can wear costumes even at work.The
  • Oktoberfest in Munich is the biggest folk festival in the world.
  • Germany is about half the size of Texas but consists of 16 different states, each of them having specific regional traditions, food, festivals and dialects.

Videos

 Each German state has its own specific regional cultures with harbor festivals in the north, carnival in the center and the Oktoberfest in the south.

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Not just Oktoberfest — Just Add German

Wearing a Dirndl or Lederhosen and drinking beer at the Oktoberfest in Munich – is that typical German?

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

Student Testimonial
Adventure — Just Add German

Go skiing in the Alps in Bavaria, especially on the Zugspitze, which is Germany’s highest mountain!

Why learn German?

<strong>Thinking about the future? Just Add German:</strong> 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.

Future
Thinking about the future? Just Add German.

Adding German opens doors to success in college admissions and beyond.

<strong>Passionate about culture and history? Just Add German:</strong> 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.

Culture
Passionate about culture and history? Just Add German.

Discover the fascinating events and personalities of the German-speaking world!

<strong>Want to stand out from the crowd? Just Add German:</strong> 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.

Distinction
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.

<strong>Ready for a warm welcome? Just Add German:</strong> 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.

Welcome
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 society.

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