Babbel7 Day 5: Easy As 1, 2…

Learn how to count, describe things and utilize native expressions with advice from our language experts.
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Babbel7 Day 5: Easy As 1, 2…

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

Describe something in the language you’re learning. Break out your camera again, snap a picture of anything you want, and use at least one number, adjective or slang expression to describe it. Need some help? We asked our language experts to share their pro tips on useful adjectives, counting and local slang.

Get counting: In a rut? See what other people on Twitter and Instagram are saying about today’s challenge!

The perks of completing today’s challenge include:

  • Smoothing the way for future travels by mastering basic numbers
  • Expressing yourself more effectively by learning adjectives
  • Preventing future shopping blunders in other countries (numbers and adjectives are crucial in these scenarios)

Recommended Learning Resources

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Start here for adjectives:

The Most Useful Adjectives To Know In 4 Major Languages

Useful slang:

The 10 Best Slang Expressions In Spanish
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French Expressions Even The French Don’t Understand
11 Fabulous Italian Expressions And How To Use Them
9 German Expressions That Will Make You Sound Like A Native
16 Colorful Idioms That’ll Sell You On The Russian Language
10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil
8 Danish Phrases To Know Before Going To Denmark

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