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It is the second most widely spoken Germanic language (after English) and has between 90 and 95 million native language speakers and between 10 and 15 million second language speakers. The majority of these individuals live in Germany (%), followed by Austria (%), Switzerland (%), other countries (%), and Italy .4%).Author: Amber Pariona. In addition, German is spoken as a second language by an additional 80 million people who don’t live in German speaking countries. Officially, there are six German speaking countries in Europe: Germany – with more than 80 million speakers; Austria – 8 million; Switzerland – million; Belgium – people; Luxembourg – The German-Speaking Countries The German-speaking world includes seven countries, all but one in Europe. In five of these countries (Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland) German is the main or dominant language. About 65 percent of the Swiss speak German, or more accurately, Swiss German. The rest speak French, Italian or Rhaeto-Romansh (one percent). Photos: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France FEATURED: Photo Gallery: The East Side Gallery in Berlin - A photo gallery related to Berlin's historic Berlin Wall art project FEATURED: Elvis Presley in Germany - A photo gallery related to G.I. Elvis' time spent in Bad Nauheim and Friedberg, Germany Photo Galleries: Europe Expats in German-speaking Europe can easily travel to neighboring.
In German-speaking countries, there are essentially 2 distinct variations of Carnivals: the Rhenish Carnival in the west of Germany, centred on the cities of Cologne, Mainz and Düsseldorf, and the Alemannic or Swabian-Alemannic Fastnacht in Swabia (Southwestern Germany), Switzerland, Alsace and Vorarlberg (Western Austria). The three major German-speaking countries (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland) are predominantly Christian. The art of decorating hollowed-out eggs is an Austrian and German tradition. A little bit to the east, in Poland, Easter is a way more relevant holiday than in Germany. Current Topics of Social-Psychiatric Research in German Speaking Countries: A Content Analysis of Scientific Journals Article Literature Review in Psychiatrische Praxis 30(8) December. Hyde Flippo taught the German language for 28 years at high school and college levels and published several books on the German language and culture. our editorial process. Hyde Flippo. A Closer Look at 3 German-Speaking Countries. Now let's concentrate on Austria, Germany, and Switzerland — and have a short German lesson in the process.
German Language Tutorial includes a vocabulary and grammar review of the German language, with German realia photos taken in Germany and Austria so you can see how the language is used in real life. The PDF e-book and mp3s recorded by two native speakers (most of which are not online) are available for immediate download with FREE lifetime. Erntedank: Thanksgiving Customs in Germany and the USA In the German-speaking countries, Thanksgiving is an autumn harvest celebration called Erntedank or Erntedankfest (“harvest thanksgiving festival”). The observance usually takes place in September or October, depending on the region. Similar harvest festivals are common in many countries and regions around the globe. Nossrat Peseschkian (Persian: نصرت پزشکیان ; J – Ap ) lived in Germany since He was a specialist in neurology, psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic hkian founded Positive Psychotherapy in , based on a cross-cultural approach; he was also the founder of the Wiesbaden Academy of Psychotherapy (WIAP), a German-state-licensed. Finding German-Speaking Ancestors in Austria and Switzerland By James M. Beidler Premium Germany has been pronounced the No. 1 US heritage group in census after census—which means many Americans’ ancestors are immigrants from lands that are today or formerly were in Germany.