With an estimated number of almost 100 million native speakers, German is a heavy hitter when it comes to World Languages. Considered a polycentric language, German has been influenced by a number of other languages such as Latin and Greek. It is a truly fascinating mixture of dialects. You will examine the fascinating history and origin of the German language, and emmerse yourself in the German culture along the way. Among the phonology and orthology, you will learn the evolution of the geographical distribution of this language in the past, present and where it's going in the future.