Published March 26, 2016
This video was recorded in Zurich, Switzerland. German, known natively as Deutsch, is spoken by as many as 90 million people, primarily in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and parts of northern Italy, as well as by diaspora communities worldwide. It is what linguists describe as a pluricentric language, meaning that it has more than one formal standardization — in this case, three: one for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. An Indo-European language of the Germanic family, German shares close similarities with at more than 40 other languages, including Frisian, Swedish, and Luxembourgish. Read more on Wikipedia: http://bit.ly/1N5fsnK.