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How To Use Movies To Learn A Language

How To Use Movies To Learn A Language

Netflix and chill? More like ‘Netflix and drill…your vocab.’
The 20 Most Common Adjectives In Swedish

The 20 Most Common Adjectives In Swedish

Adjectives are like spices: you’d survive without them, but life would be awfully bleak. That’s why we’ve created this list of some of the most common Swedish adjectives, to spice up your sentences with.
On The Linguistic Trail With Nomadic Languages

On The Linguistic Trail With Nomadic Languages

Does not having a fixed regional identity change how language evolves?
How To Talk About Transportation In Russian

How To Talk About Transportation In Russian

Whether you’re traveling across the country on the Trans-Siberian Express or just looking for local directions, you’ll need this Russian travel vocab.
‘Letterkenny’ Language And How Writers Create Dialects

‘Letterkenny’ Language And How Writers Create Dialects

You may have heard of conlangs before, but there’s a new category to explore: conlects.
Mexican Spanish Vs. European Spanish: Common Mistakes Beginners Should Know About

Mexican Spanish Vs. European Spanish: Common Mistakes Beginners Should Know About

Make sure you’re keen to these little differences if you really want to sound like a local.
How To Talk About The Weather In Turkish

How To Talk About The Weather In Turkish

Yağmur, kar or dolu, you’ll be prepared for the weather with this guide to Turkish weather vocab.
How To Passively Learn A Language

How To Passively Learn A Language

Is passive language learning even a thing?
How To Ask Someone Out In Spanish

How To Ask Someone Out In Spanish

Love knows no linguistic barriers.
Why Do Young People Use Commas So Weirdly?

Why Do Young People Use Commas So Weirdly?

If you’ve seen people using the comma ellipsis and think they’re making a mistake,,, they’re not.
Here Are 20 New Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without Climate Change

Here Are 20 New Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without Climate Change

It’s not just the environment that’s changing. Languages around the world are also adapting to describe new realities.
The 3 Steps To A New Language Learning Habit

The 3 Steps To A New Language Learning Habit

Language learning is all about forming a daily habit, but how do you do it? The studies are in, and 3 steps is all it takes.
Multilinguish: Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?

Multilinguish: Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?

In this episode of Multilinguish, we dive deep into language learning in the United States, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe.
How To Tell The Time In Dutch

How To Tell The Time In Dutch

There’s never a wrong time to learn some Nederlands.
What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

A linguistic look at the world’s largest island.
Why Poetry Is Useful For Language Learning

Why Poetry Is Useful For Language Learning

As the poet Paul Engle wrote, “Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.”
How To Talk About The Weather In Danish

How To Talk About The Weather In Danish

Regn, frost, sne or hagl, you’ll be prepared for anything with this Danish weather vocabulary!
Go On An Italian Adventure In Matera, The City Of Stones

Go On An Italian Adventure In Matera, The City Of Stones

Here’s why this Italian city has recently been named the European Capital of Culture, and why it’s at the heart of our new Babbel course.