The Smart Choice
The Goethe Institut London released a short film to explain why pupils in the UK should learn German. The video clip The Smart Choice: German is targeted at primary as well as secondary schools and includes contributions from a range of identifiable brands as well as prominent figures from the UK who support the case for learning German.
The video is ideal for parents’ evenings, language days and all occasions promoting career opportunities.
CAREERS WITH LANGUAGES – GOOD NEWS FOR GERMAN SPEAKERS
Being able to speak more than one language opens up a huge range of career opportunities and makes you more appealing to potential employers.
A recent survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) revealed that German came out on top in the list of job openings in the UK with language requirement. What’s more, German affords you the highest average salary of job listings with a language requirement, too!
The Business Insider UK team has a similar message and recommends learning German if you want to boost your career.
WORKING IN GERMANY
Why not take the bold step of applying for your first graduate job or an internship in Germany? UK graduates who have good German language skills and the relevant degree or work skills stand every chance of gaining employment in Europe’s largest economy. Germany has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the EU. Find out more about the German job market, where to look for vacancies, how to apply for jobs or work experience by visiting these career advice web pages.
10 REASONS TO LEARN GERMAN
There are many reasons to learn German but here are ten of the most widely quoted ones in a nutshell!
DIE EUROPA LISTE
How influential is German culture across Europe? The Goethe Institut surveyed over 22,000 people from 30 European countries to find out how they define European culture. You might be surprised by how prominent German culture is across Europe.