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Considering learning German for either pleasure for business reasons? Make sure you can speak the basics of German before your next business assignment with your German speaking business partners, or taking your next vacation in Germany.

Browse the list of German language courses below and complete information requests for any that may be of interest to you.

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The benefits of learning German

As a beginner to the German language you can easily pick up the basics with a short course. An introduction German courses can be as short as a few weeks, while a more advanced German course will take a larger commitment of time and effort.

German is a West Germanic language that is related to both English and Dutch. German’s one of the world’s major languages and is the most widely spoken mother tongue in the EU. German is spoken by around 120 million native speakers globally and by approximately 80 million non-native speakers. Standard German is commonly taught in schools and universities worldwide.

Taking a German language course can help your business dealings – helping you deal with your offices in Germany or when dealing with a German-speaking business partner.

A course in German will not only help your understanding and skills in the language, but will also help your understanding of German culture – perfect for when travelling to Germany, Austria or Switzerland for your next ski-trip.

Business German

To improve your business opportunities, learning a second language is a invaluable skill to have, giving you a better understanding of and a better link to your clients and their culture. Germany has a long tradition and the German language is tightly interwoven with the German culture.

With Germany being the largest single country in the EU, it is a vital market for many companies to do business in. By using Business German more effectively, companies and individuals can more easily reach their organisational goals and improve their career performances.

An international firm can help their employees’ daily tasks in a German speaking country become more effective and productive. Individuals can easily improve their organisational standing and engage your audiences better by taking a Business German course. In short, a Business German language course can take individual careers to the next level as you will improve your employability and ability to manager internationally.

Many of the course providers listed in this section have gained reputations teaching Business German to some of the world's leading corporate, public and international organisations.

German Culture

Germany is often known, due to its rich cultural history, as das Land der Dichter und Denker, which translates to the land of poets and thinkers. Over the years, Germany has produced a great number of geniuses and notable people in the fields of literature, philosophy, science, music, cinema, fine arts, religion, cuisine and sport.

Know your own skill level and your own goals

Before taking a German language course, consider your proficiency in German and your ability and confidence to use German in daily or business situations. The other essential consideration before deciding on a German course is to know your needs. Take into account the areas you wish to improve in and any specifics. For instance, perhaps you wish to improve your German listening comprehension, German pronunciation, or telephone skills. Alternatively, perhaps you need greater confidence to use your German effectively in business meetings, discussions or even negotiations.

Browse the different German language course proficiency levels and talk to the course providers about your goals and if they can focus on your professional area, such as banking, finance, law, marketing, sales or travel.

Whatever your needs, you can be confident that the right content in your German language course will soon have you meeting your objectives.

German language course delivery methods

German courses come in a vast range of formats to suit you and your organisation.

After you have found a German course that meets your needs, ask the course provider for more information about their course teaching methods. For instance, trainers can come to your office or your home (in-house training), you can attend an open course or take an online/distance Business German course

Points to consider regarding your course are:

  • Will your German course only be taught in German?
  • Can your German course focus on your professional area?
  • Will the expected finishing level of German matches your requirements?
  • What qualifications does your course teacher have?
  • What experience does your teacher have in your professional area?
  • How will the German course be run?
  • What opportunities for organised social interaction for continued practice are provided?
  • Where will the course be held: in-company, in the student's home, at one of the course providers locations, or online?
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