Companies based in the German language area are global market leaders. Even though English is taught in schools, it might not be surprising that knowing the language of your business partners can improve successful professional relationships and will be highly appreciated.
Around 130 million people speak German
Speaking German enables you to communicate in the most widely spoken language in Europe which is the official language of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Liechtenstein, and Luxemburg.
German plays a very important role in the academic community and is the second most commonly used scientific language. Since the translation of books and articles into English is limited, knowing German will enable you to discover a whole new world or knowledge.
There is no better way to come into contact with locals than speaking in their language. Even though most German speakers are confident in English, you will want to become part of the surroundings, which you are living in, and be able to manage official and everyday activities –therefore you will need to know German.
Do you like traveling to German-speaking regions? There is no better reason to study the language than using it to ease your everyday communications. Knowing German enables you to check-in, order your dinner, buy tickets or complain in the language of your host country.
German is the language of many famous philosophers, authors, composers, architects, and artists who speak and publish their work in German. Experience Goethe and Kafka, Marx and Freud or Mozart and Bach, Walter Gropius and Gerhard Richter from another viewpoint.
In addition to my language classes, I also offer the following extra options which can be booked separately:
Post-class email feedback
Essay and text writing as well as proof-reading