German language, according to UNESCO is the 10th most spoken language in the world i 2014 and remain one of just three official working languages of the EU.
German is well-know for forming incredibly long and complex words especially within the business community, so learning German for specific purposes. For example;
- Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz is a 63-letter long word meaning: Beef labeling regulation & delegation of supervision law
Developing your vocabulary for your industry could be very difficult and potentially unnecessary. A much wiser approach would be to develop you general conversation skills in German to open door and support your early relations with new German-speaking clients.
You could read our recent article on language learning if you would like to know more about the value of acquiring a new language.