Why Learn German

We encourage you to consider the many advantages to choosing German as a second language for yourself and your children:

  • German is the most widely spoken language in the European Union.
  • German is the second most commonly used scientific language worldwide.
  • German is the third most published language internationally.
  • Germany is the largest economy in Europe and the third largest worldwide.
  • Multilingual students are shown to have higher academic achievement.
  • A second language is a strong asset during college admissions.
  • German and English are closely related languages, making German easy to learn.

Additional reasons to choose German can be found here.

There are other benefits to learning a second language including:

  • Improved student performance on standardized tests
  • Better multitasking skills
  • Resistance to Alzheimers and dementia for older adults
  • Improvements in memory
  • Improvements in perception
  • Better decision making skills
  • Improvements to your native language skills

More information on these benefits can be found here.