David Sumner hails from a small seaside town in Devon (the part of England that's so rural it puts Tolkien's Shire to shame), and he's been living in Berlin since 2010. After completing a Master's Degree in Politics at the University of Potsdam he got the itch to join Babbel and share his troubles and insights into learning languages. When he's not living the kebab-fuelled Berlin dream he's rocking out to Icelandic keyboard rock, playing the drums like Animal from the muppets, and escaping to the Alps every chance he gets.
Switzerland is home to numerous linguistic communities who have banded together to create a nation where multilingualism is the daily norm. But what exactly makes the Swiss tick language-wise? Read on to find out!
Want to set yourself apart from the average British tourist this summer? All you need to impress the locals is our app, 3 weeks of learning time, and a healthy dose of tally-ho spirit. This unbeatable combo will make your dream of being able to ask for the nearest pub in the local language a reality!
Anyone can speak a language with Babbel, even if you’re a complete beginner who has never attempted to learn a language before. Here are 5 reasons why there’s nothing holding you back — just in time for you summer vacation.