Claire Larkin - Babbel Magazine

Claire Larkin
Claire Larkin was born and raised in Arizona before jumping ship and moving to Berlin in 2017. While she studied political science and history in university, she now spends her time writing and editing for Babbel Magazine. In her free time, Claire likes to watch all kinds of science fiction, give astrology readings, and hoard wool to stay warm during German winters.
Articles by Claire
Breaking Down Klingon Into Human Languages

Breaking Down Klingon Into Human Languages

Does your last encounter with the Klingon language have you thinking, “What on Qo’noS was that?” Worry not: Today we’re breaking down Klingon’s linguistic features into their human language counterparts.
These Aussies Learned A Language Using This App (And You Can Too)

These Aussies Learned A Language Using This App (And You Can Too)

Want to make the most of your big trip? By adding a new language to your toolkit in time for your upcoming holiday, you can make some unforgettable memories. These six Australians share how they did it and how you can too.
The Complete Guide For Traveling To (And Through) Europe

The Complete Guide For Traveling To (And Through) Europe

Is it your dream to travel Europe like a pro, but you don’t want to miss some important info before you go? Look no further, our Babbel guide is here to help.
Here’s How This App Made By 150+ Linguists Will Get You Speaking A New Language In 2019

Here’s How This App Made By 150+ Linguists Will Get You Speaking A New Language In 2019

At Babbel, our scientifically-verified app is made by 150+ language experts. Millions of paying subscribers are already convinced. So who are these experts and how do they design our app?
Here’s Why These Teachers Choose Babbel To Learn A New Language

Here’s Why These Teachers Choose Babbel To Learn A New Language

Nobody has as much experience teaching (and learning) as real-life teachers. I sat down with a few teachers, including language teachers and linguists, to find out why they choose Babbel to learn a language.
The 5 Most Terrifying Times To Not Speak The Language

The 5 Most Terrifying Times To Not Speak The Language

At Babbel, we like to focus on all the positive aspects of learning a language — but today we’re taking a different approach. In celebration of Halloween, here’s a list of the scariest situations to not understand the language.
7 Weird Phobias You’ve Never Heard Of – Just In Time For Halloween

7 Weird Phobias You’ve Never Heard Of – Just In Time For Halloween

Sure, most of us know arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces), but what the about other, lesser known phobias? In honor of Halloween, here are some of the most niche fears one can have — along with their terrifying spellings.
Could You Go On A Date In A New Language (After Only 3 Weeks)?

Could You Go On A Date In A New Language (After Only 3 Weeks)?

We challenged 4 lonely Brits to go on a mystery date in a different language after only 3 weeks with the Babbel app. See how it went in the video below!
Could We Really Communicate With Aliens Like They Do In The Movies?

Could We Really Communicate With Aliens Like They Do In The Movies?

Considering how often aliens appear in pop culture, very little attention is paid to discussing how difficult it would be to actually communicate with them. Let’s break down the biggest linguistic and logistical barriers to practical alien communication.