There something unique about every language; be it the way its natives pronounce its words or its broad spectrum of dialects. To foreigners, German language
speakers have this accents that makes them want to keep on listening to whatever they are saying. But to German speakers, it is that one language that identifies them and gives them a sense of belonging no matter where they are. Like every language, German is an evolving language that is growing by the day depending on the cultures of its speakers, outside influence from other languages and the change in times.
German language is a global language that is spoken in all the continents and has a large influence in culture, literature, science, entertainment and education. Although the German language is spoken mostly in Europe, it is also recognized as a minority language in Brazil (America), Namibia (Africa), Italy, Poland and most of European countries that employ other languages as their national languages.
- Native speakers. There are 95 million native German language speakers and another 15 million who speaks German as a second language making it the second most spoken Germanic language.
- Foreigners.Another 100 million people worldwide speak German as a foreign language. Though many learn it from institutions, it is can also be learned from online sources.
In Europe where its influence is widely spread, it is the mostly spoken language in both official and informal sectors. German is also the second mostly used language in science and the fourth mostly used in websites portraying its influence on human interactions.The evolution of German as a language has involved it borrowing and lending its words to other languages. Its vocabulary is heavily derived from Indo-European language family. Due to the different influences of other languages on German in different parts of the world, not all German speakers can understand each other due to the evolved dialects and tribes of the language but all agree that they are united by something greater than themselves; their language.