German has 95 million speakers and is the EU’s most widely spoken native language.
It is the official language (or one of) in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. It is also spoken in some areas of Northern Italy, and in Alsace and Lorraine in France
So you already have some perfectly good reasons for learning German … Maybe you want to be able to communicate with relatives, or to travel to Germany during your summer break, or prepare yourself for study in a German-speaking country. Maybe a German exchange student sparked your interest, or you have a friend who recommended it, or you just like the way the language sounds. Just in case you need some reassurance in your decision or the final push toward taking the plunge, we would be glad to assist you.