Language Insights

Why Do Some Languages Have A Formal ‘You’?

Why Do Some Languages Have A Formal ‘You’?

In Spanish it’s ‘tú’ and ‘usted,’ in French ‘tu’ and ‘vous,’ and that’s just the start.
All In The Language Family: The Uralic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Uralic Languages

The Uralic Language family might not be as well known as some of its neighbors, but it does boast some interesting linguistic features.
All In The Language Family: The Celtic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Celtic Languages

The Celtic languages are pretty much only found in the British Isles today, but were at one point spoken throughout Europe.
What Are The Most Spoken Languages In The U.S.?

What Are The Most Spoken Languages In The U.S.?

Exploring America’s most common languages and the geography and culture of the people who speak them.
What’s The Cutest Word In The World?

What’s The Cutest Word In The World?

And could you even handle it if you knew?
Taboo Words And Why We Use Them

Taboo Words And Why We Use Them

Whether you know it or not, your vocabulary is filled with taboo-avoiding words and phrases.
All In The Language Family: The Altaic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Altaic Languages

Are the Altaic languages all part of one big language family? It’s complicated.
The Nuances Of Spanish Dialects Around The Globe

The Nuances Of Spanish Dialects Around The Globe

Spanish is spoken by over 500 million people and is the official language of 20 different countries. With all of these speakers, there are bound to be differences! Here’s how to keep them all straight.
How To Tell The Time In Swedish

How To Tell The Time In Swedish

Learn how to ask what time it is, along with other useful expressions involving time.
All In The Language Family: The Baltic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Baltic Languages

So it turns out that the Baltic languages aren’t just all the languages bordering the Baltic Sea. Here’s what they really are.
German Basics: Resources For Language Learners

German Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve ever written about German, all in one place.
Introducing Multilinguish: The Language Podcast From Babbel

Introducing Multilinguish: The Language Podcast From Babbel

Not multilingual, but language-curious? Explore how language connects us all in Multilinguish, the new podcast from the content team at Babbel.
All In The Language Family: The Semitic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Semitic Languages

What are the Semitic languages, and what languages belong to this family? We cover that and more down below.