Language

Achieving a more intense interaction

Written by Garry on

 

Learning a language can be great fun or be seen as an overwhelming task. Access to German society and the ability to understand the culture of the new or temporary home is a huge reward for those that rise to the challenge.

Whilst the language is quite complex, it possesses and understandable logic. For Asian nationals the language can be quite a tongue twister. UK or US nationals may have learned some at school, eastern and northern Europeans grasp it quickly. For some, the use of English in the corporate environment can create a major challenge to learning.

Easy, basic knowledge is available at the VHS and ASG, the Goethe Institute and several other commercial companies also offer interesting courses. Many private and more individual alternatives can be found too.

Goethe Institut

Goethe-Institut Düsseldorf

Immermannstrasse 65b

40210 Düsseldorf , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 211 992 990

 

IIK

IIK Institut für Internationale Kommunikation e.V.

Palmenstrasse 25 40217 Düsseldorf Tel.: +49 (0)211 56622-0 Fax: +49 (0)211 56622-300 E-Mail:

40217 Düsseldorf , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 211 566 220

 

Volkshochschule Düsseldorf

VHS der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf

Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz 1

40227 Düsseldorf , NRW

Germany

Phone: +49 211 899 3417

 

German for Fun

We’ve all been there, standing in a foreign culture finding ourselves pointing, gesticulating and maybe even praying to be understood. Germans mostly speak at least some English. However, some may wish to carry a few words with them for those awkward moments.

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Amazing Capitals

34 Onedin Close

PE31 6QH Dersingham

England

Phone: +44 755 050 7799