Unsurprisingly, over 95% of the people in Germany speak the German language, which is the official language in the country. However, more than 78% of Germany’s population speaks other languages, with English leading the way as the most widely spoken second language, given its status as a lingua franca in the European Union.
Author: Diana Ploscaru
Diana is a trilingual ESL teacher and writer with a M.A. in Translation and Terminology. She has spent over 10 years studying English, German, and philology, and now wants to share her knowledge and passion with other linguistics enthusiasts.