Which Languages Are Spoken In China?
If you thought Chinese was a language on its own or even believed there were but a few, prepare to have your mind changed.
Why Italians Talk With Their Hands (And Scandinavians Don’t)
Babbel explores the concept of speaking with gestures as well as words.
What Is A Syllable, And How Do You Count Syllables In English?
These building blocks of sound are a deceptively simple concept.
Can You Learn A Language With The Army Method?
The Army Method isn’t particularly popular anymore, but its elements have survived to today in other ways.
Why Are German Words So Long?
If you think about it, every long word is just several short words stacked on top of each other in a trench coat.
5 Tricks To Learn Spanish, Or Any Other Language, From 2 People Who Speak 11
Two polyglots discuss their shared love for the Spanish language and offer some tips for language learners.
Our Best Tips For Learning A New Language Fast
Three Babbel teachers answer your questions about getting started on a new language.
Is There A Link Between Dreaming And Language Learning?
Babbel explores the phenomenon of language learners dreaming in a newly learned language.
How German Immigrants Influenced American Culture And Language
Even if you’ve never studied German, you probably know a decent amount of vocabulary.
5 Hybrid Languages That Transcend Borders
What are interlanguages and why are they so fascinating? Interlanguages open up a whole new world of communication, cultural identity and trade.
What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?
Feminism’s been in the news a lot in the past few years, from the Women’s March to the watershed #MeToo movement. But what does the word “feminism” really mean?
The 12 Most Common Adjectives In French
Having trouble explaining the difference between two objects? Learning the most common adjectives in French can help a lot with your descriptions!
The Most Multilingual People Throughout History
How many languages can one human mind master? Here are some of the most famous polyglots in history.
How To Write A German Resume (And Ace Your Interview, Too)
The good news is that it’s not too different from an English one.
The War On Local Languages: How Linguistic Hegemony Threatens Education In The Developing World
As global and regional languages dominate our schools and our media, what happens to local languages — and what are the consequences?