Want to learn the language of Einstein, Beethoven, Merkel and Jürgen Klopp? Fancy chatting with locals over coffee and cake in Vienna, which is famous for its café culture? Ready for a journey into the culture and history of Central Europe? If the answer to any of the above questions is ‘yes’, then this course is for you!
German is the most widely spoken first language in the European Union, and the native tongue of almost 100 million people. It is also widely taught as a foreign language, where it is the third most taught foreign language (after English and French). Today, German is spoken by over 130 million people worldwide, and according to the 2018 New Zealand Census, it is also spoken by 41,385 New Zealanders.