"She wants to learn German because her friends live in Germany."

Translation:Zij wil Duits leren omdat haar vrienden in Duitsland wonen.

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Why can I not say "zij wil duits leren WANT haar vrienden in Duitsland wonen" ??

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You can use want, but it changes the word order:

Zij wil Duits leren, want haar vrienden wonen in Duitsland.

When using omdat, the second part of the sentence becomes a subordinate clause with a different word order. (The verbs are pushed back). Want connects two equal sentences, so the word order is not changed.

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