The Quick Check on the Make it in Germany website should indicate your chances of working in Germany. There is demand, among others, for doctors, nursing staff, engineers, mechatronic technicians, IT specialists and train drivers. Before you start looking for a job it is best to first clarify whether you need a visa to work in Germany.
In 2018, about 627,000 women in the world died from breast cancer. That made up 15 percent of all cancer deaths for the year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Are you learning German and having problems with the correct pronunciation? Rebecca Rashid has some tips for you. She’s been teaching German as a foreign language for 14 years and knows all the tongue twisters: especially the umlauts, the German R and the two different CH sounds, as in 'ich' and 'ach'. “Many people underestimate that they need to train the muscles of their mouth and diaphragm when learning a foreign language. Just like singers," says Rashid.
The German names for carnival can be confusing. In North Rhine-Westphalia people call this period of revelry “Karneval”. In Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse and Baden-Württemberg, on the other hand, people celebrate “Fastnacht” or “Fas(se)nacht”, while the so-called fifth season is mainly referred to as “Fasching” in Bavaria and Saxony.
The French fashion house Chanel on Tuesday confirmed that the German-born designer Karl Lagerfeld had died at the age of 85.
Linguist Antonia von Trott knows how exhausting it is to sit in the classroom for hours concentrating on a foreign language. That's why she recommends: "Go outside and learn German with all your senses!"
Teachers of German as a foreign language reach about 15.4 million people on all continents. Up-to-date and diverse teaching materials are important to make learning fun and full of variety. Let our tips inspire you!
Would you like to learn German together with others? Then register free of charge with the Deutsch für dich community. All users can exchange experiences and learn together via personal messages and chats. The Goethe-Institut provides 190 exercises and learning games for beginners and advanced learners.
At the beginning of the 19th century Alexander von Humboldt was already pointing out climatic changes caused by humans. During his journey to Latin America he saw how colonists were abusing the environment for their own purposes and took a clear stance on the subject: “I believe man is violating nature.” He inspired thinkers like James Madison and John Mure with his reports.
Many German companies have international locations. A good knowledge of German will boost your chances of a career with a German company in your country.