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Did you know that India has 22 official languages? Here’s an overview of what these languages are, why Hindi is so prevalent, and the current state of English in India today.
Which Languages Are Spoken In India?

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How To Read Spanish Letters And Accent Marks Aloud

How To Read Spanish Letters And Accent Marks Aloud

One of the first things to go after when you’re learning Spanish is how to actually pronounce Spanish. Fortunately, it’s not too hard!
Love, Culture And Other Languages: Differences In Romance Across Europe

Love, Culture And Other Languages: Differences In Romance Across Europe

In case you hadn’t noticed, Valentine’s Day is here. To celebrate the quirks and joys of pan-European dating, here’s an investigative deep dive into the cultural differences in love and relationships across the continent.
6 Books To Help You Learn Italian

6 Books To Help You Learn Italian

From ‘My Brilliant Friend’ to lesser-known works, these Italian books will help beginner, intermediate and advanced language learners master Italian.
The Astrology Of Dating In Other Countries

The Astrology Of Dating In Other Countries

Generally speaking, getting a date in Germany requires a very different approach than getting a date in Brazil. Here’s what astrology has to say about this.
Your 2019 Language-Themed Valentine’s Day Cards

Your 2019 Language-Themed Valentine’s Day Cards

Do you love learning languages as much as you love that special someone? Then these Babbel Valentine’s Day cards are for you! Print them out and share with your amours and amigos alike.
How To Talk About The Weather In Spanish

How To Talk About The Weather In Spanish

Whether you’re figuring out what to pack for vacation or just really love talking about the climate, knowing Spanish weather vocabulary is very useful.
Are The Five Love Languages Relevant In Other Countries?

Are The Five Love Languages Relevant In Other Countries?

Do ‘words of affirmation’ and ‘quality time’ mean the same thing everywhere in the world? Truth be told, they don’t even mean the same thing to individual people living in the same country.
Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Whether you’re forward with love interests or prefer to admire from a distance, there’s a country that matches your style. Try our flirting quiz to find out where you’d thrive!
Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Eavesdropping is an art form. But that doesn’t mean what you hear is always going to be pretty.
What Are The 5 Love Languages, And Are They Connected To Spoken Languages?

What Are The 5 Love Languages, And Are They Connected To Spoken Languages?

At Babbel, we’re all about language learning — the more, the better! So in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, let’s take a look at the Five Love Languages and how they relate to spoken languages.
The Most Charming Wedding Traditions Around The World

The Most Charming Wedding Traditions Around The World

Thought the bouquet and garter toss was mischievous? Wait til you hear what they do in France.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Spanish

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Spanish

Once you learn to name and pronounce these Spanish food words, you’ll be ready to have a delicious meal in any Spanish-speaking country.
Tinder Without Borders: Dating Apps Around The World

Tinder Without Borders: Dating Apps Around The World

What are the most popular international dating apps? Is the rest of the world also swiping through life? We look into dating app culture around the world.
Where Do All The Color Names Come From?

Where Do All The Color Names Come From?

Which came first, orange the fruit or orange the color?
Do You Want To Improve Your International Flirting Skills?

Do You Want To Improve Your International Flirting Skills?

Introducing the Babbel Date Prepper: a cross-cultural dating trainer that helps you score with your French amour, chat up your Italian interest, or woo a special Spanish señorita.
The 8 Best Books To Learn Swedish

The 8 Best Books To Learn Swedish

Eager to find some enjoyable books to help you learn Swedish? Our language experts have got you covered!
The Linguistic Origins Of Your Favorite International Cocktails

The Linguistic Origins Of Your Favorite International Cocktails

How do you say “Thirsty Thursday” in Spanish?
The Down Under Pocketbook: 15 Aussie Phrases And Their Hilarious Translations

The Down Under Pocketbook: 15 Aussie Phrases And Their Hilarious Translations

Australians have a language all their own. Whether you’re simply trying to decode your colleague’s funny phrases or preparing for your next big Aussie trip, this guide will help.
Gemütlichkeit, Kalsarikännit And Other ‘Hygge’ Alternatives

Gemütlichkeit, Kalsarikännit And Other ‘Hygge’ Alternatives

Hygge isn’t the only foreign term you’ll need in your ‘cozy winter words’ collection. Come along on this journey through the world’s various ‘hygge’ alternatives.