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Why study German for GCSE?
Just over 6,500
The Importance of Languages
In London, more than 300 languages are spoken at home.
Our planet has over 6 billion people who speak between 6000 and 7000 different languages
1 out of every 5
People who can speak another
language earn on average 20%
more than people who do not
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In Central and Eastern Europe.
(after the USA, Japan and China).
as important research is often published in German books and professional journals.
∙German is the second most commonly used scientific language after English.
English speakers usually find German quite easy to pronounce, as both languages share common linguistic roots.
German and English both evolved from the common ancestor language, Germanic.
Why learn German?
Within the European Union, more Europeans are native speakers of Germanthan any other language