Oral communication is often fast. Have you misunderstood a German word and need to think for a moment? Then your German interlocutor may already Fiji B2B List be three sentences further. There’s no time to even peek into the dictionary. Calling is of course the hardest. Only if you opt for video calling can you continue to perceive most non-verbal signals. Think of signals such as posture, gestures, eye contact and facial expression. Are you calling without a picture? Then you miss out on non-verbal signals and that makes communication more Fiji B2B List difficult. It also doesn’t make understanding misleading words any easier.
4. In Germany the influence
Dutch people are generally good at English. Want to Fiji B2B List watch movies and series in English? For us this is the most normal thing in the world. In Germany, the film world is mainly focused on German. Films are actually always recorded in German. Dubbing is an important phenomenon in Germany.
English is less strong than with us
Whether you can manage well with your eastern neighbors Fiji B2B List with English? My answer to this question is ‘jein’*! On Statista we see the results of a representative survey and a statistical analysis from 2021 . Based on this survey and analysis, it was possible to determine how residents in Germany estimate their own English language knowledge. The research results show that almost half (!) of the inhabitants in Germany indicate that he/she has little or no knowledge of English. As a Dutchman, that scares you for a while. English in Germany? So you don’t always get that far. It is important to speak and understand German. And of course you don’t want to miss the point of the story when bingewatching. Also useful to know: ‘Krieg der Sterne’ is simply Star Wars. Do not be fooled!