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German’s Economic Clout

German may be the tenth most-spoken language in the world in terms of native-speakers, but, according to a socio-linguist at the University of Duisburg-Essen, it is not only the fourth most-popular language to learn, after English, French, and Chinese, but also the fourth most important economic language in terms of the gross national product (GNP) yielded by its speakers,...