Babbel7 Day 2: Express Yourself

You’ll be surprised by how much progress you can make by simply focusing on the most common verbs in your language.
September 5, 2018
Babbel7 Day 2: Express Yourself

Renew your enthusiasm for language learning by joining #Babbel7, our 7-day challenge starting on September 4. It’s guaranteed to get you motivated again in time for fall and connect you with a supportive community of language enthusiasts. Every day, we’re publishing an article with helpful content that will guide your learning for each day’s challenge.

Today’s Challenge

Study just a few words — and go the distance! Today’s challenge is to express yourself in a simple sentence or two. Not sure where to start? We asked our team of language experts which words you’ll get the most mileage from, so just borrow our notes below.

Get inspired: Feeling stuck? See what other people on Twitter and Instagram are saying about today’s challenge!

The perks of completing today’s challenge include:

  • Getting lots of mileage out of only a few of the most common verbs in your language
  • Learning first-person pronouns in the present tense (which helps you focus on expressing yourself)

Recommended Learning Resources

The Most Common Verbs In…

Spanish
French
German
Italian
Russian
Swedish
Dutch
Danish
Turkish

Don’t forget your adjectives too:

The Most Useful Adjectives To Know In 4 Major Languages

Extra credit:

How To Learn Words Quickly And Effectively In Any Language
The 10 Best Slang Expressions In Spanish
The 10 Most Useful French Expressions For Everyday Life
11 Fabulous Italian Expressions And How To Use Them
9 German Expressions That Will Make You Sound Like A Native

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Jen Jordan
Jen leads the U.S. content team at the NYC Babbel office. Originally from Maine, she is an enthusiastic fan of the ocean, seafood, pie, fall weather and the Patriots. She studied French in high school, Russian and German in college, and would like to learn Spanish at some point.  Connect with her on twitter @jenastelli.
Jen leads the U.S. content team at the NYC Babbel office. Originally from Maine, she is an enthusiastic fan of the ocean, seafood, pie, fall weather and the Patriots. She studied French in high school, Russian and German in college, and would like to learn Spanish at some point.  Connect with her on twitter @jenastelli.

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