German Language Basics
Facts on the German language
German grammar, the German alphabet, German words, German pronunciation– learning German is not as difficult as many people think. And you are not alone: 15.4 million people around the world are learning German as a foreign language while for 100 million people German is their mother tongue. That makes German the most spoken native language in Europe. The German language can describe things for which no words exist in other languages, it has a unique letter, reliable rules and three genders. Check these links for many other interesting and amusing facts about the German language
Speak German as their mother tongue. It is the mother tongue most spoken in Europe.
are learning German as a foreign language world-wide.
the world over are members of the PASCH school network, which is familiarizing students with the German language and culture.
around the world are learning German at a PASCH school.
are represented in the PASCH network.
In German, a young lady has no sex, while a turnip has.
Learn German online
Apps, videos, learning games
Monotonously learning vocabulary by heart is a thing of the past. We show you how you can learn German online – with the help of apps, learning games, YouTube videos and online seminars. Carry your classroom in your pocket or handbag.
Reports on personal experiences
For German teachers
Tips and inspiration for teaching material
You teach German as a foreign language? Up-to-date and varied teaching material is re important to ensure your lessons are exciting and your students enjoy learning. You will find some inspiration and material for your lessons here.
Help with learning German
Learning German is always an advantage if you want to live and/or work in Germany. That way you get to know people more quickly, cope better in everyday life and have excellent career opportunities. But perhaps you just enjoy learning foreign languages and are looking for a new challenge. Whatever your reasons for learning we provide you with information on people and places who can help you learn German.
German schools abroad
German language, cultural exchange and debates: find out more about the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute wide range of services.