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Why Do People Learn German?
Episode 3224th May 2022 • German With Nicole.com • Nicole Warner, LLC
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There are a whole host of reasons for learning German, however when I asked my readers, they responded with new and different reasons.

Here are 5 different reasons (out of the many reasons featured in this episode), in no particular order:

  • Ich liebe deutsche Musik. (I love German music.)
  • Deutschen sind praktisch und das finde ich gut. (Germans are practical and I think that's good.)
  • Sprache ist für mich eine große Herausforderung. (German is a big challenge for me.)
  • I work with German customers and suppliers.
  • I love having a hobby.

Here are a whole bunch of reasons for learning German, and an opportunity for you to share with the other listeners and readers why you learn German.

Links:

Foreign Nationals (including Syrian Refugees) in Germany: https://de.statista.com/statistik/daten/studie/1221/umfrage/anzahl-der-auslaender-in-deutschland-nach-herkunftsland/

Die Bräutigamseiche (the "Bridegroom's Oak" or "Marriage Agent"; not mentioned in the podcast but related to it and very interesting): https://www.baumkunde.de/baumregister/614-braeutigamseiche_in_dodau/

Das Passionsspiel (The Passion Play): https://www.passionsspiele-oberammergau.de/de/startseite - Use the floating menu on the right to switch to English

The Artist for Stolpersteine: http://www.gunterdemnig.de/

Das Kunstprojekt Stolpersteine: https://www.stolpersteine-berlin.de/de/projekt/kunstprojekt

Das Projekt aktuell: https://www.projekt-stolpersteine.de/aktuell.html

Hausaufgaben (Homework):

Schreiben Sie einen Kommentar hier: Warum lernen Sie Deutsch?

(Write a comment here: Why do you learn German?):

https://www.germanwithnicole.com/blog/why-do-people-learn-german

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Nicole Warner is "Frau Warner" of GermanWithNicole.com and is a German learner (certified level C2) and a certified instructor for German as a Foreign Language. She lived in Germany from 2003-2008 and has traveled widely in Germany. Frau Warner has helped people learn to communicate in German since 2010.

GermanWithNicole.com - Your anchor on the stormy seas of German learning.™

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