5 Ways Learning a Language Will Make You Stand Out From The Crowd

Only 1 in 5 Americans speak a second language. That means only 1 in 5 Americans is a cool cat.

Did you know that only 1 in 5 Americans speaks a second language? Here’s how joining that special minority can make you stand out from the crowd, find friends, improve your travel and more!


Take Babbel’s bite-sized lessons for one month. It doesn’t matter if your accent is terrible and your vocabulary is tiny — people will respect the effort, and you’ll make lots of new friends! Study buddies and friendships are born hourly on Babbel’s discussion boards.


Whether you’re looking for love or have already found it, speaking another language is sexy! Polishing up with the adaptive review manager will give you the confidence to say something special to your special someone, or to catch the eye of matches on dating sites.


Print out Babbel’s certificates for completed courses. Having a second language on your resume — with the proof to back it up — will impress your current or potential employers.


Try reading material from your newfound language. Whether you’re reading Don Quixote in Spanish or just the sports section of a Mexican newspaper, you’re going to pick up new skills and make people very curious about what you’re reading!


Americans get a bad rep when we travel abroad. If you have even rudimentary language skills in the country you’re visiting, you’re guaranteed to get the inside scoop on the best dining experiences, nightlife, and cultural hotspots!

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