Quiz: Can You Tell Whether These German Words Are Real Or Fake?
German has lots of great, specific vocabulary. But don’t believe everything you read.
The Sexiest Accents Of The Non-Western World
It’s not exactly a coincidence that ‘sexy accents’ discourse is usually so heavily tilted toward European languages.
Celebrate The Season Globally With Babbel’s Multilingual Holiday Playlist
From religious classics to non-denominational modern hits, our multilingual holiday music playlist has it all.
The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World
If you’re in danger of running out of cookie recipes to try this holiday season, here’s a list of 12 delicious cookies from other countries.
The 8 Foreign-Language Songs That Have Topped The US Charts
The Billboard Hot 100 has kept track of the top songs in the United States for over 60 years, but rarely does a foreign-language song make it to number one.
Quiz: Do You Know Where These English Words Are Originally From?
The history of words is, in many ways, the history of the world.
Babbel’s 2020 Language Learner Gift Guide
Almost everything feels different this year, but gifts will always be a great way to show someone you care.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Differences Between British And American English?
Americans think British English is weird, Brits think American English is weird, but we can all agree: Australian English is the weirdest.
Quiz: Do You Know Where These National Dishes Come From?
Almost every country has a national dish that represents its cuisine, with some that are a lot more obvious than others.
10 US Politicians Who Speak A Foreign Language
Many politicians have attempted to speak another language, and many have failed.
Could We Really Communicate With Aliens Like They Do In The Movies?
Let’s break down the biggest linguistic and logistical barriers to practical alien communication.
4 Sci-Fi Universal Translators (And 1 Possibly Real One)
Telepathy would make the whole translation thing a lot easier.
What Can Sci-Fi Movies Teach Us About Human-Alien Communication?
As it turns out, movies about aliens often end up being movies about humans.