Babbel Logo

Speak a new language with confidence. Try Babbel for free!

Anna Hartley
Anna Hartley is an Australian writer who writes about travel, language and culture. After living in Paris for seven years she now calls Beijing her home. Her mother is thrilled that they are once again in the same time zone.
Articles by Anna
How To Live Like A Parisian, No Matter What Neighborhood You’re In

How To Live Like A Parisian, No Matter What Neighborhood You’re In

How do you experience Paris like a local whether you’re there for a week or relocating for good? A former Parisian spills her secrets.
How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

How Knowing A Second Language Helped Me Learn A Third

Here’s how learning a second language in my twenties is helping me master a third language now. While I chose to learn French and then Mandarin, here’s how you can apply these learnings to any other languages.
Public Speaking In Your Non-Native Language: Fear, Acceptance And Being On TV

Public Speaking In Your Non-Native Language: Fear, Acceptance And Being On TV

For anyone who’s struggled with their second language, the idea of speaking it in front of an audience probably sounds like a nightmare — but sometimes the only way to get over your fear is to face it head-on.