Germany has the 3rd strongest economy and one of the largest economies in Europe. The language is the key to a rich cultural heritage at the heart of Europe. The Germans are travellers, innovators and as a country committed to research and development. It is the #1 export nation in the world.
Speaking German introduces you to a new culture as well as some of the great cities of Europe. Many of the world's great works of philosophy, science and literature were written in German, as were some masterpieces of opera and song. It is the language of Goethe, Kafka, Mozart, Bach and Beethoven.
Speaking German opens the world of technology, food, trade and travel. Endless opportunities await you when you speak the German language.
What German courses are available?
VLLC has a Certificate II in Applied Language, a Certificate in Social Proficiency, a Certificate in Intermediate Proficiency and a Certificate in Vocational Proficiency in German available both online and in our Centres in Melbourne and Adelaide.
Whatever your capabilities, there is a learning style available to suit you and our course co-coordinators will tailor the course to meet your personal requirements.
What will I learn?
Whether you want to learn a language for business, travel or pleasure, our range of courses will enable you to achieve proficiency in reading, writing and spoken language and learn to converse in German with friends and family. Your language skills will enable you to:
Where is German spoken?
German is the most commonly spoken language in Europe with 100 million speakers. It is an official language in seven European countries and provinces – Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Belgium and South Tyrol. German plays an important role as a foreign language in many other countries, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe..
What vocational areas can I use German?
German is particularly valuable in the fields of science, technology and commerce.
It is the second most commonly used scientific language in the world and Germany is the third largest contributor to research and development, offering research fellowships to scientists from abroad.
Germany is a leading manufacturer and exporter of vehicles, machine tools, electrical products and many consumer items.
As a nation committed to research and development, Germans are on the frontline of new technologies and Germany exports more high-tech products than any other country except the U.S. More than 600 firms are active in the cutting-edge field of biotechnology. 115 of these are located in Munich alone. The east German city of Dresden has become Europe's microchip centre with its more than 765 semiconductor firms.
Career opportunities are endless with the German language and working in Germany not only creates professional experience but also an understanding of foreign cultures, mental flexibility and the willingness to be mobile in the workplace.
Book a free consultation with VLLC now to find out more.
If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact one of our friendly course advisers
on 08 8267 1177 or 03 9602 1605
on 08 8267 1177 or 03 9602 1605