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Director of Goethe Institute in Nigeria, Mr Marc-Andre SchmachtelLAGOS - Director of Goethe Institute in Nigeria, Mr Marc-Andre Schmachtel, on said institute has trained 2, 000 young Nigerians in German Language since its inception in 2011.

Schmachtel told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that there had also been a growing interest of Nigerians in learning language.

“Between year 2011 and 2013, there has been an increase in the of young Nigerians that sought in the speaking of German Language from the institute.

“Within this period, there an increase in from a 10 to 15 per cent.

“There are already more indications from and parents wanting children to come to the institute to learn German Language,’’ he said.

Schmactel said Nigerians’ knowledge of the language would assist them in studying and working in Germany.[eap_ad_2]

He noted that the institute would introduce the learning of German language to some secondary schools in Lagos in September as a pilot project.

He attributed the growing interest in learning the Language to the present free education in Germany.

“These young Nigerians and parents seem to have realised the cost of getting education in the .S. and today.

“They have started going to places where their education financial requirements are low compared with what presently obtains in the .S. and ,’’ he said. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]