FOREIGN LANGUAGES

GERMAN

It is one of the major languages of the world. It is the second most widely spoken Germanic language after English. It is the official language for the following six countries, namely: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein. In addition to these German-speaking countries, it is also considered the official language in some regions, such as the Silesian Voivodeship and Opole Voivodeship in Poland, the Autonomous Province of South Tyrol in Italy, and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

German is the native language to almost 100 million people worldwide and the most widely spoken native language in the European Union. Moreover, about 5.6 million people speak German as their second language.

SPANISH

Spanish is one the second most widely spoken language in the world with over 530 million people who speak it at a native or advanced level and 20 million people learning it at any given time. The origin of the modern language can be traced back to Iberia (which is now part of Spain) back in the 6th century. In the 16th century it was brought over to the America’s by the Spanish and was taken on as the native language of almost all the countries in what is now Central and South America

FRENCH

French is the official spoken language in over 29 countries around the world including but not limited to France, Canada (Quebec), Luxembourg, Belgium, and Niger among others.

It Is Spoken As A First Language By Over 400 Million People Worldwide And As A Second Language By Millions More. French Is A Latin Based Romance Language. Throughout Its History, The French Language Has Been Influenced By Numerous Outside Sources, Including The Celtic Languages Of Roman Gaul And The Germanic Languages Of Post-Roman Frankish Invaders. French Has Reached Far Beyond The Borders Of France To Become A Global Language.

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