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7 Phrases You’ll Only Hear In The UK (And How To Use Them Like A Boss)

British and UK phrases can be elusive — even to other native English speakers. Here are some of the most popular and their translations.
7 Phrases You’ll Only Hear In The UK (And How To Use Them Like A Boss)

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The Secret Language Of Calendar Months

The Secret Language Of Calendar Months

Believe it or not, the month of May was not purposely named for its ability to set us up for annual Star Wars and Justin Timberlake puns.
What Is Franglais, And Where Is It Spoken?

What Is Franglais, And Where Is It Spoken?

Parlez-vous franglais? The odd mashup of English and French has led to a variety of different linguistic combinations around the world.
How To Tackle Language Learning Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

How To Tackle Language Learning Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

Whether you’re ENFJ, ISTP or somewhere in between, here’s some advice on how to go about learning a new language based on your personality.
10 Of The Best Movies To Learn German

10 Of The Best Movies To Learn German

Eager to find some enjoyable movies to help you learn German? Our language experts have got you covered!
6 Tips For Improving Your Writing Skills In Any Language

6 Tips For Improving Your Writing Skills In Any Language

Would you alpha-bet on your ability to successfully compose an email in Dutch? Here are some ways to get better at writing in a second language.
How To Use A Dictionary When You’re Learning A New Language

How To Use A Dictionary When You’re Learning A New Language

You may already have a foreign-language dictionary lying around that you haven’t touched in years. Here’s how to get your money’s worth out of it.
How To Count To 100 In Dutch

How To Count To 100 In Dutch

Once you’ve got all the basics down, learning how to count to 100 in Dutch is as easy as één, twee, drie!
How To Say Hello In Norwegian

How To Say Hello In Norwegian

Whether you’re talking to friends or colleagues, in the morning or in the evening, here’s our handy guide for how to say hello in Norwegian!
How To Write The Date In Danish

How To Write The Date In Danish

Do you know your days of the week in Danish yet? This comprehensive guide will prepare you thoroughly for all the restaurant reservations you’ll be making in Copenhagen.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Colors In Italian?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Colors In Italian?

Whether you’re cooking a meal or touring Italy’s countryside, you’ll want to know the right descriptive words. Take our Italian colors quiz to see where you stand!
Babbel Challenge Week 3: Learn How You Learn

Babbel Challenge Week 3: Learn How You Learn

For the third week of the Babbel Challenge, you’ll reflect on the learning styles that help you along your language journey when the going gets tough (and the grammar gets messy).
The Ultimate Guide To Mastering Date Formats In 8 Languages

The Ultimate Guide To Mastering Date Formats In 8 Languages

Never underestimate the importance of being able to accurately communicate the dates of your hotel reservation.
How We Used Babbel On Our Mongol Rally Adventure

How We Used Babbel On Our Mongol Rally Adventure

We’re Aimee and Craig, two self-described travel addicts. Here’s how we conquered the Mongol Rally with the help of Babbel.
Jargon Watch: Weed Users And The Language Of The Cannabis Industry

Jargon Watch: Weed Users And The Language Of The Cannabis Industry

Whether celebrating 4/20 or describing product quality, weed slang is an iconic part of the growing cannabis industry. Here’s a guide to pot jargon, from bongwater to roach.
How To Master The Very Tricky Rules Of Polish Pronunciation

How To Master The Very Tricky Rules Of Polish Pronunciation

Are you looking to improve your Polish pronunciation but don’t know where to start? Our in-house language experts share their top tips.
How To Count To 100 In Danish

How To Count To 100 In Danish

Mastering numbers is an important early step in learning a new language. Here’s a guide to counting in Danish, from nul to hundrede.
6 Comics To Read When You’re Learning A Language

6 Comics To Read When You’re Learning A Language

Foreign-language comics are a fantastic resource when you’re learning a new language. Here are a few famous examples from around the world!
How To Name And Pronounce Colors In Russian

How To Name And Pronounce Colors In Russian

Roses are красные, violets are синие, our guide to colors in Russian makes learning easier! Find out about all the colors in the радуга (rainbow).
Is It Cultural Appropriation To Use Drag Slang And AAVE?

Is It Cultural Appropriation To Use Drag Slang And AAVE?

Sure, you want to describe your new ‘bae’ as ‘woke’ and your last weekend as ‘lit,’ but where do these words come from? (And should you be using them at all?)