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Esperanto is the most famous constructed language, and its popularity seems to be growing.
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Fantastic Languages And Where To Hear Them: Languages In The Harry Potter Universe

Fantastic Languages And Where To Hear Them: Languages In The Harry Potter Universe

Every Harry Potter fan knows about Parseltongue, but which other languages are spoken in the Harry Potter universe? Let’s geek out… erm… FIND out!
Breaking Down Klingon Into Human Languages

Breaking Down Klingon Into Human Languages

Does your last encounter with the Klingon language have you thinking, “What on Qo’noS was that?” Worry not: Today we’re breaking down Klingon’s linguistic features into their human language counterparts.
111 English Words That Are Actually Spanish

111 English Words That Are Actually Spanish

Spanish and English have been trading vocabulary (and culture) for centuries. Here are just some of the Spanish words in English that you use all the time.
How J.R.R. Tolkien Created Fantastic Worlds With Language

How J.R.R. Tolkien Created Fantastic Worlds With Language

J.R.R. Tolkien’s life was deeply intertwined with constructed languages and the worlds he made with them.
6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

We chatted about creating, deconstructing and learning languages with the conlanger who invented the fictional languages you hear in ‘Game of Thrones.’
Invented Languages: 9 Beloved Conlangs From Pop Culture

Invented Languages: 9 Beloved Conlangs From Pop Culture

Whether you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, Star Trek or 1984, you’ve been exposed to some of pop culture’s favorite conlangs. Here’s a guide.
Is Climate Change Accelerating Language Loss?

Is Climate Change Accelerating Language Loss?

Biological diversity and linguistic diversity are linked in ways that might surprise you.
7 Tips For Environmentally Friendly Travel

7 Tips For Environmentally Friendly Travel

Tourism can be a lot of fun, but it can also put a lot of strain on the planet.
Game Of Tongues — The Invented Languages In ‘Game Of Thrones’

Game Of Tongues — The Invented Languages In ‘Game Of Thrones’

Which languages are spoken in the ‘Game of Thrones’ universe? How were they created and what would be their equivalents in our world? Let’s have a look.
Top German-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t Germany

Top German-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t Germany

Looking to test out your German language skills? Keep things interesting by taking a trip to one of these German-speaking countries.
Babbel’s New Look: Here’s Why We Changed The Look And Feel Of Our App

Babbel’s New Look: Here’s Why We Changed The Look And Feel Of Our App

Here at Babbel, we’re always looking for new ways to improve learning for our users. Our Principal Product Designer explains why we updated the look and navigation of our app.
How Easy Is It To Forget A Language If You Don’t Practice?

How Easy Is It To Forget A Language If You Don’t Practice?

Can you forget your second language over time? The answer is: kind of, and, well, it depends.
The Definitive Guide To Mexican Salsas (With A Heat Scale)

The Definitive Guide To Mexican Salsas (With A Heat Scale)

If you’ve ever secretly wondered what the difference between all those salsas on the restaurant table is — here’s your guide.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In French?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In French?

How sharp are you on your knowledge of the French weekdays? Take this quiz to see how well you stack up.
What ‘Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?’ Can Teach Us About Language

What ‘Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?’ Can Teach Us About Language

Have you been asked, ‘Is a hot dog a sandwich?’ Before you laugh it off, we’ll tell you why that silly question actually poses an interesting problem.
Quiz: Can We Guess Which Region You’re From Based On Your Dialect?

Quiz: Can We Guess Which Region You’re From Based On Your Dialect?

Take our American accent quiz to see if the way you pronounce things and the words you use can help us guess which U.S. region you’re from.
The 8 Best Films For Learning Italian

The 8 Best Films For Learning Italian

Lucky for you, Italian cinema is one of the best ways to supplement your language learning. Here are 8 of the best movies to learn Italian.