Adventures In (German) Babysitting
To these two sisters, language learning was a game every bit as exhilarating as clambering over monkey bars.
What Speaking Spanish Taught Me About Self-Care
As soon as I discovered the link between speaking Spanish and mental stillness, it took on the proportions of a superpower.
The French aspirated their h’s and swallowed their r’s the same way the Yoruba did, but no one thought that the Yoruba accent was sexy.
The Unexpected Joy Of Being Bad At French
Alongside my frustration, a surprising feeling emerged. Not discouragement — but delight in my failure.
How I Learned Teeline Shorthand
I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was little, but no one told me it would require relearning the alphabet.
War Brides: The Oral Histories Of The Military Spouses Who Took A Chance On America
In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Babbel presents the stories of the women who won the hearts of U.S. soldiers and came to America for love.
How My Trilingual Baby Renewed My Faith In Language Learning
What’s it like to raise a child speaking three languages? Blogger Errol takes us through her joys and challenges, and how it reignited her love of language learning.
‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Jessica Pimentel On Learning Swedish For Love
Our conversation about learning Swedish for her partner, language challenges on the OITNB set and singing in metal bands.
Sharing Everything, Even Language: Stories Of Couples Learning For Love
Love makes us do crazy things. And not so crazy things, like learning a language.
Love, Culture And Other Languages: Differences In Romance Across Europe
In case you hadn’t noticed, Valentine’s Day is here. To celebrate the quirks and joys of pan-European dating, here’s an investigative deep dive into the cultural differences in love and relationships across the continent.
Bilingual Jobs: How Singers Use Language To Make Music Global
We speak with two musicians: one who sings in more than one language, and one who’s studying languages to connect with her fans.