Language Insights

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.
Why Do Young People Use Commas So Weirdly?

Why Do Young People Use Commas So Weirdly?

If you’ve seen people using the comma ellipsis and think they’re making a mistake,,, they’re not.
What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

What Languages Are Spoken In Greenland?

A linguistic look at the world’s largest island.
What Is A Pidgin?

What Is A Pidgin?

Pidgins are perhaps the best expression of people trying to communicate across language lines.
What Language Is Spoken In New Zealand?

What Language Is Spoken In New Zealand?

Do you speak Kiwi? Good on ya, mate!
Is Body Language A Language, And Is It Universal?

Is Body Language A Language, And Is It Universal?

You probably vaguely know what body language is, but did you know there’s a whole field of study behind it?
How Many People Speak French, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak French, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know that French is one of the fastest growing languages in the world and that about half of all French speakers live in Africa? Read on to discover more about the far reaches of the French language.
What Are Diphthongs, And How Common Are They?

What Are Diphthongs, And How Common Are They?

If you’re studying linguistics, languages or even singing, you’ve probably heard of diphthongs. Here’s an overview of what they are.
A History Of New Zealand English: The Little Accent That Could

A History Of New Zealand English: The Little Accent That Could

The New Zealand accent is something of a rare gem for linguists, as it was the first dialect to have its entire development recorded on tape. But first the humble Kiwi accent had to survive an attempt from the motherland to thwart its colonial twang.
The 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World

The 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World

Almost half of the world’s population claims one of only 10 languages as their mother tongue. So what are the top 10 languages of the world? You might be surprised.
What Languages Are Spoken In Madagascar?

What Languages Are Spoken In Madagascar?

The world’s fourth-largest island has a lot to share with the world.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Irish Accent

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Irish Accent

What is the Irish accent, or are there perhaps more than one? Here’s an overview of Irish English.
Introducing Multilinguish: The New Language Podcast From Babbel

Introducing Multilinguish: The New 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.