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Arnaud Bernier - Babbel Magazine

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Arnaud Bernier
Arnaud is a real language addict. After traveling to Reunion Island at the age of 10, he became conscious of the beauty and diversity of cultures. Now he's become a passionate blogger and insatiable traveler, and he's particularly fascinated by the Russian-speaking world. Sometimes he even dreams of giving up everything to raise Siberian bears.
Articles by Arnaud
How To Learn The Cyrillic Alphabet In Only 2 Days

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Etymology Of Sporting Event Names

From Ancient Greek to French, English, and Japanese, sports lexicon reflects a number of different linguistic influences.
20 Swiss French Expressions To Know Before Visiting Switzerland

20 Swiss French Expressions To Know Before Visiting Switzerland

Switzerland: the chocolate, the cheese, the cows, the mountains… and the multilingualism.