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

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

Let’s break down the biggest linguistic and logistical barriers to practical alien communication.
Why Encouragement and Positive Reinforcement are the Keys to Language Learning Success

Why Encouragement and Positive Reinforcement are the Keys to Language Learning Success

Have you ever wondered why your teachers always made a point to congratulate good work? We sit down with two of our learning experts to dive into the psychology behind positive reinforcement and how they recreate it in an e-learning environment.
What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?

What’s The Meaning Of ‘Feminism’?

Feminism’s been in the news a lot in the past few years, from the Women’s March to the watershed #MeToo movement. But what does the word “feminism” really mean?
Here’s How Babbel Has Been Scientifically Proven By Linguists At Yale And Other Universities

Here’s How Babbel Has Been Scientifically Proven By Linguists At Yale And Other Universities

There are many apps in the language-learning market today, but only one has been verified by researchers at Yale University, Michigan State University, and other major institutions.
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.