Behind The Scenes: Samar
Babbel’s newest joiner on the B2B team discusses first impressions and her beginnings in the sales industry
What To Do When You Forget A Word In A Foreign Language
Forgetting a word (or not knowing it in the first place) doesn’t have to lead to a communication breakdown. Here are some tips to keep the conversation flowing.
Quiz: Do You Know Where These English Words Are Originally From?
The history of words is, in many ways, the history of the world.
What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?
The story behind the crowds: your guide to the history of Black Friday and who takes part in it around the world.
The 7 Best Films For Learning Dutch
From a documentary about a young motocross racer to a disturbing psycho thriller, we have something here you’ll enjoy.
Babbel’s 2020 Language Learner Gift Guide
Almost everything feels different this year, but gifts will always be a great way to show someone you care.
How Do Other Countries Celebrate Thanksgiving?
Believe it or not, a holiday for showing gratitude is not uniquely American.
5 Iconic British Christmas Traditions To Look Forward To
Every country has strange customs — the UK just happens to pack most of them in around Christmas time. Here are the strangest traditions of the lot.
How To Talk About Family In German
The nuclear family is a common model in Germany, but it’s definitely not the only one.
10 Interesting Christmas Traditions From Around The World
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to get in a jolly Christmas mood than with 10 wonderful Christmas words from around the world.
The 7 Best Films For Learning Portuguese
Supplement your language-learning with some of the greatest films in Portuguese.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Differences Between British And American English?
Americans think British English is weird, Brits think American English is weird, but we can all agree: Australian English is the weirdest.
The Top 5 Reasons To Learn Polish
Polish is a language of survival, literature and, for some, heritage.
What Is Cockney Rhyming Slang, And How Do You Speak It?
Have a butcher’s at our guide to this linguistic phenomenon.
All In The Language Family: The Inuit Languages
The Inuit language family: unique, beautiful and hard to pin down.
Why Is It So Hard To Lose Your Accent As An Adult?
You can achieve fluency, but you’ll probably always have a bit of that twang.