Chapter1

Learning German

In This Chapter

  • Advantages of learning German
  • Using a bilingual dictionary
  • Why German and English are similar

If you think that you’ll only need to know German if you travel to or communicate with people in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland, think again. German is the most frequently spoken mother tongue in the European Union and one of the 10 most widely spoken languages in the world. While learning German can connect you to 120 million native speakers around the globe, consider the fact that millions of people also learn German as a second language. It is the third most popular language taught worldwide and the second ...

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