Babbel Magazine

A Cultural History Of Pie

A Cultural History Of Pie

As ever, the battle between sweet and savory pies rages on.
5 Turkish TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn The Language

5 Turkish TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn The Language

You’ll be surprised how many Turkish TV shows are available to stream on Netflix!
How Did ‘Ciao’ Become So Universal?

How Did ‘Ciao’ Become So Universal?

More importantly, should you be saying it in Italy?
How To Apologize In Spanish

How To Apologize In Spanish

Because over-using ‘lo siento’ just sounds awkward after a while.
Why Is Autumn The Only Season With Two Names?

Why Is Autumn The Only Season With Two Names?

The disagreement between autumn and fall is another contentious point for Americans and Brits.
How To Talk About Tech And The Internet In Portuguese

How To Talk About Tech And The Internet In Portuguese

You’re already on the internet, so you might as well make it a language-learning experience.
Cursing Abroad: Polish Insults To Round Out Your Studies

Cursing Abroad: Polish Insults To Round Out Your Studies

Whatever you do, don’t say Polish is ‘basically Russian.’
How To Talk Like A Pirate On Talk Like A Pirate Day

How To Talk Like A Pirate On Talk Like A Pirate Day

Avoid seeming like a landlubber by learning some authentic piratical lingo.
How To Say Goodbye In Russian

How To Say Goodbye In Russian

It can’t be all ‘privet’ all the time.
How To Talk About Tech And The Internet In Swedish

How To Talk About Tech And The Internet In Swedish

Let’s start easy: the Swedish word for “internet” is internet.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Dutch

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn Dutch

You can learn so very much, if you watch TV in Dutch!
Spoonerisms, Mondegreens And Other Common Language Errors

Spoonerisms, Mondegreens And Other Common Language Errors

Is that thing you just said an eggcorn or a mondegreen?
The Top 5 Reasons To Learn Swedish

The Top 5 Reasons To Learn Swedish

For starters, it’s one of the easiest languages for English speakers to learn.
How To Make Your Own Self-Directed Language Learning Plan

How To Make Your Own Self-Directed Language Learning Plan

You can’t necessarily plan for everything, but you sure can try.
Why You Forgot Everything You Learned In School (And How To Change That)

Why You Forgot Everything You Learned In School (And How To Change That)

Tired of forgetting all that vocabulary you just crammed? Here are some memory training techniques to help you actually remember what you’ve learned.
7 Ways Social Distancing Has Already Changed The Way We Learn Languages

7 Ways Social Distancing Has Already Changed The Way We Learn Languages

Is there any area of life that hasn’t been affected by the pandemic?
6 Ways Learning A Language As An Adult Is Different Than Learning It In School

6 Ways Learning A Language As An Adult Is Different Than Learning It In School

Don’t let memories of the dreaded conjugation tables hold you back. Learning a language as an adult might actually be easier — and more fun — than you think.
10 Tips To Learn Any Language From An Expert

10 Tips To Learn Any Language From An Expert

Here’s some advice from Matthew Youlden, a polyglot who speaks nine languages.