Language Insights

What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?

What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?

You probably know the story of the First Thanksgiving, but do you know the indigenous language behind it?
Multilinguish: How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)

Multilinguish: How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)

In this episode of Multilinguish, we find out whether it’s really possible to translate comedy.
Language On Wikipedia: How The Website Deals With The World’s Many Languages

Language On Wikipedia: How The Website Deals With The World’s Many Languages

Wikipedia handles hundreds of languages, which can cause some unique problems for the website.
Here Are The Best And Worst States For Language Education

Here Are The Best And Worst States For Language Education

The percentage of K-12 students enrolled in foreign language classes differs vastly depending on which state you live in. Find out how your state stacks up.
What Language Is Spoken In Egypt?

What Language Is Spoken In Egypt?

Case in point: spoken language and written language aren’t always the same thing.
Which European Countries Are The Best At Language Learning?

Which European Countries Are The Best At Language Learning?

We look at statistics for when European countries start teaching languages.
Introducing Babbel USA’s Very Own YouTube Channel

Introducing Babbel USA’s Very Own YouTube Channel

For the budding polyglot, the curious global citizen, and everyone in between, Babbel’s U.S. content team has some fun (yet informative) videos for you.
How Many Languages Are There In The World?

How Many Languages Are There In The World?

How many languages are there? Why do some languages disappear while others grow and become more important? And how can you prevent languages from dying out?
Can You Ever Lose Your Accent?

Can You Ever Lose Your Accent?

Can you ever lose your native accent? Don’t worry, there’s no real danger of misplacing it.
What Language Is Spoken In Thailand?

What Language Is Spoken In Thailand?

There’s Thai. And then there are the other 72 languages.
Are Some Spoken Languages Faster Than Others?

Are Some Spoken Languages Faster Than Others?

Does it seem like that Spanish is way faster than English? It’s not entirely in your head.
Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

Multilinguish: Dead And Endangered Languages

In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore what it means for languages to die (and occasionally come back to life again).
On The Linguistic Trail With Nomadic Languages

On The Linguistic Trail With Nomadic Languages

Does not having a fixed regional identity change how language evolves?
‘Letterkenny’ Language And How Writers Create Dialects

‘Letterkenny’ Language And How Writers Create Dialects

You may have heard of conlangs before, but there’s a new category to explore: conlects.