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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Portuguese?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Portuguese?

Whether you speak Portuguese or not, it’s good to know some basic facts. Test your knowledge of the language by taking this Portuguese quiz!
Ciphers, Cants And Cults: The Secret Languages Of Secret Societies

Ciphers, Cants And Cults: The Secret Languages Of Secret Societies

How secret societies, cults and other groups throughout history have used secret languages and codes to communicate.
12 German Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

12 German Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

German and English share common roots, but there are tons of false cognates you’ll need to sidestep if you want to avoid embarrassment. Here are 12 of the most amusing (and kinda NSFW) German false friends.
5 Best German Podcasts For Language Learners

5 Best German Podcasts For Language Learners

Whether you’re just starting out or have been speaking German for years, one of these German podcasts is sure to keep you entertained and informed.
How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

Vodka can’t carry this one alone, so you better come prepared with plenty of hearty Russian food too.
It’s, Like, You Know, Science: Why We Use Fillers When We Speak

It’s, Like, You Know, Science: Why We Use Fillers When We Speak

You should say what’s on your mind. But sometimes you’ve got to stop and find it first.
Why Are Humans Multilingual, And Have We Always Been?

Why Are Humans Multilingual, And Have We Always Been?

Whether you’re a master polyglot or a reluctant monolingual, you live in a multilingual society. But will that always be the case?
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 German Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 German Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip to Germany by focusing on these German phrases ahead of your flight abroad.
Do They Really Take Siestas In Spain?

Do They Really Take Siestas In Spain?

Contrary to the popular stereotype, Spaniards actually work some of the longest hours in Europe. Here’s why the siesta isn’t exactly what you think (and why it might soon be going away).
How To Say Hello In Danish

How To Say Hello In Danish

Let’s quickly introduce you to the most important Danish greetings. Here you’ll learn to say hello in Danish — whether to colleagues or friends, from sun up to sun down.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Argentine Spanish?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Argentine Spanish?

If you’ve learned Spanish in traditional settings, you most likely have a good handle on Spain’s or Mexico’s dialect. But do you know how to speak like a true Porteño?
How The Babbel Method Makes It Easy To Learn A New Language

How The Babbel Method Makes It Easy To Learn A New Language

Find out how Babbel works and how it can help you speak a new language with confidence.
How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

Here’s how learning a second language in my twenties is helping me master a third language now. While I chose to learn French and then Mandarin, here’s how you can apply these learnings to any other languages.
Can ASMR Help You Learn A Language?

Can ASMR Help You Learn A Language?

An exploration of ASMR, the brain sensations taking the internet by storm, and the potential for it to help you learn a new language.
The Funky Phenomenon of Fake English

The Funky Phenomenon of Fake English

It’s like music to your ears (but ten times more frustrating).
Where To Find The World’s Best Stargazing

Where To Find The World’s Best Stargazing

Ever wonder why you see a glittering night sky in some places and not in others? Here’s the answer, and where you need to be looking to find the world’s best stargazing.
6 Films To Help You Learn Spanish

6 Films To Help You Learn Spanish

Want to combine your Spanish learning with the wonder of movies? We’ve rounded up the best movies to learn Spanish with — all picked by our language experts.