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How To Host The Perfect Norwegian Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Norwegian Dinner Party

Norwegian food can be pretty simple, which will hopefully make this dinner party easy to put together!
10 Wonderful Fall Words From Around The World

10 Wonderful Fall Words From Around The World

Put the kettle on and embrace the new season with 10 autumn words from around the world.
Is Body Language A Language, And Is It Universal?

Is Body Language A Language, And Is It Universal?

You probably vaguely know what body language is, but did you know there’s a whole field of study behind it?
Reverse The Polarity! What Is Technobabble And Why Do We Use It?

Reverse The Polarity! What Is Technobabble And Why Do We Use It?

If you watch Science Fiction, you’ve inevitably encountered technobabble. Here’s what it is and why we use it in storytelling.
How Does Fusion Cuisine Arise?

How Does Fusion Cuisine Arise?

Are those Korean BBQ tacos you’re eating the product of something organic, or perhaps a little more hypothetical?
Learning With Music: Babbel’s Beginner German Playlist

Learning With Music: Babbel’s Beginner German Playlist

Listen to German music and learn more about each song’s pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary specifics with our guided playlist.
How To Turn Auto-Translation Into Your Language-Learning Friend

How To Turn Auto-Translation Into Your Language-Learning Friend

Tools that translate for you automatically might be hurting your ability to learn a new language, but they don’t have to be!
How To Tell The Time In Italian

How To Tell The Time In Italian

You’ll be an expert in no time.
Babbel 30-Day Challenge Week 3: Listening

Babbel 30-Day Challenge Week 3: Listening

For the third week of the challenge, we’ll help you build your listening comprehension skills in the language you’re learning.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Danish

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Danish

If you learn one word, make it “fish.”
How To Talk About Transportation In Polish

How To Talk About Transportation In Polish

No matter how you like to travel, you’ll want to brush up on these terms.
What Are Diphthongs, And How Common Are They?

What Are Diphthongs, And How Common Are They?

If you’re studying linguistics, languages or even singing, you’ve probably heard of diphthongs. Here’s an overview of what they are.
Jargon Watch: The Language of Theater

Jargon Watch: The Language of Theater

Don’t let anyone tell you to stop being so dramatic.
A History Of New Zealand English: The Little Accent That Could

A History Of New Zealand English: The Little Accent That Could

The New Zealand accent is something of a rare gem for linguists, as it was the first dialect to have its entire development recorded on tape. But first the humble Kiwi accent had to survive an attempt from the motherland to thwart its colonial twang.
Do Other Countries Have Their Own Version Of The Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Do Other Countries Have Their Own Version Of The Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Starbucks makes a lot of other seasonal drinks that are only available in certain markets. How well do they actually reflect the local culture though?
7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning Italian

7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning Italian

Whether you love fashion, food or funny memes, we’ve got you covered.
Babbel 30-Day Challenge Week 2: Writing

Babbel 30-Day Challenge Week 2: Writing

It’s one thing to understand words as they arise on the page, but can you translate your own thoughts legibly?