The world of the German language - a short introduction
German is spoken by more than 120 million people in Austria,
Luxembourg, Switzerland, and in parts of Belgium, Northern Italy
and Eastern France. German is a key language in the European
Union and the new economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Just
imagine: every 10th book worldwide is published in German language.
Click on the countries to find out more
on German courses in Austria and Germany!
The following pages aim to give a short introduction to the German
language. Find out fascinating German
language facts, a short summery of important
German grammar characteristics and German
varieties or dialects.
Learning a foreign language is fun, but it has it pitfalls.
Many of those can be avoided by taking
the royal road to learning German and studying German directly
where it is spoken especially in Austria and Germany themselves!