Arnaud Bernier - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Arnaud
Unique Languages Of Europe: The Mysteries Of Yiddish
Yiddish isn’t a dialect or a jargon. It’s a language all to itself! Tormented by the past, forgotten by the present, Yiddish is a language in danger of disappearing. Let’s see what makes it so unique.
How To Learn The Cyrillic Alphabet In Only 2 Days
The Cyrillic alphabet can seem intimidating, but don’t be fooled. It only has 33 letters — just 7 more than the Latin alphabet! Here’s how you can learn the Cyrillic alphabet in only 2 days.
A Linguistic History Of Major European Cities
Where do capitals get their names? Why do we translate the names of certain foreign cities? From Lille to Porto, Munich to Moscow, discover the stories behind city names and their translations.
Countries And Cities That Have Changed Their Names
From France to Japan, Russia to Turkey, some places aren’t short of inspiration when it comes to changing names.
Tour De Paris: A Linguistic Guide To The French Capital
From Russian novels to Turkish hairdressers, Paris thinks big when it comes to cultures from around the world.
10 Myths About The French Language
Etymology: an exact science? Not if you consider the questionable origins of certain words put forward by folk etymology.
An Introduction To The Dialects And Regional Languages Of France
Join us on a linguistic Tour De France’s regional languages and dialects.
An Introduction To The Japanese Language
The Japanese language is as interesting as it is intimidating to new learners.
The Etymology Of Sporting Event Names
From Ancient Greek to French, English, and Japanese, sports lexicon reflects a number of different linguistic influences.