Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

German Increasingly Popular As a Foreign Languge

“Interest in German as a foreign language remains at a very high level. The latest Deutsch als Fremdsprache weltweit (German as a foreign language worldwide) survey puts the number of German language students worldwide at 15.4 million.

The language is becoming particularly popular in South America, notably Brazil, the Middle East and, above all, China and India.

At 9.4 million, Europe still boasts the majority of German language students, with Poland topping the list with around 2.28 million.”

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