Why Learn German380 views Rahul Singh
One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way. With the same aim, German which is one of the popular languages, spoken in 70% of Europe, is taught in our organization where children engage themselves in learning the language through fun filled activities. Learning a language is not just about learning words but it is about learning to know, accept and respect other country ’s culture.
By teaching German in our school, we aim to help students acquire knowledge of German civilization, expand learners’ dexterity in language comprehension, composition and vocabulary through an array of activities, enable students to use language in German speaking country for communication.
In Europe more people speak German as their native language than any other language in Europe. It is also an official language of Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein. Learning German can connect you to 120 million native speakers around the globe. It is the 3rd most popular foreign language taught worldwide and the second most popular in Europe and Japan. Companies like BMW, Daimler, Siemens, Lufthansa, SAP, Bosch, Infineon, BASF, and many others need international partners. Germany has the third largest economy in the world and is the economic powerhouse of the European Union. Knowing the language provide you with job opportunities, improves your professional relations and therefore your chances for effective communication and success.
The global career: Knowledge of German increases your job opportunities with German and foreign companies in your own country and abroad. As nation committed to research and development, Germans are on the frontline of new technologies. Germany exports more high-tech products than any other country except the U.S. and 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 center with its more than 765 semiconductor firms
We, at Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, provide ample of opportunities in collaboration with Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi. Every year various National and International German Youth Camps, Orientation Programmes, Work shops for German learners namely “Go to Goethe” and Teachers “Treffpunkt Deutsch”, Intercultural Events, German Olympiads, International German Exams namely “FIT in Deutsch – 1 & FIT in Deutsch – 2” and many Interschool Competitions are organized, which do not limit students’ language knowledge to the clas sroom, but give various golden opportunities in expanding their horizon in the field of foreign language.
If we talk about the achievements of our students, German learners of Class X were selected for five days German Youth Camp to Bhimtal, in April 2019 through their good result in “FIT in Deutsch – 2, 2018 German Exam, A visit to Junior Modern School, Humayun Road, New Delhi for a German “Kaath” Event for Class V German learners in May, 2019. Participation in various German Interschool Competitions involving events like German Puppet show, Modeschau “show and tell”, German Kitchen, Graffiti and many more, which helps students to go beyond classroom learning and experience country’s culture and people. Students have secured 2 position in German Puppet show and 3 position in “Modeschau”. German learners from our school were awarded as First Runner-up in an Interschool German Competition, 2019 at Billabong High International School.
Students have got o utstanding Result in the German scholarship exam “FIT in Deutsch – 1 and 2, 2019”, where school’s FIT -1 Topper achieved 59 out of 60 and has won “Five days German National Youth Camp, 2020”. On the other hand our school’s FIT -2 Topper has scored 89 out of 100 and has won scholarship for One day German National Youth Camp, 2020”.
“Intercultural Events are organized by our school, namely “Melangé”, “Global Food Fiesta, 2019”, Annual Founders Day, with the aim of inculcating the desirable values in learners to accept and respect country’s history, people and culture. Various classroom activities are conducted in order to go beyond paper and pen approach. Through this they not only learn the language but also live the language.