Elin Asklöv - Babbel Magazine

Elin Asklöv
Elin Asklöv is a Swede living in Berlin, working at Babbel since 2014. She has a passion for Italian food, Danish cinema and German subordinate clauses and how to decipher them. Currently topping her bucket list is "see the Northern Lights" and "swim in a sea of puppies."
Articles by Elin
Cursing Abroad: Swedish Insults To Round Out Your Studies

Cursing Abroad: Swedish Insults To Round Out Your Studies

Swedish insults may not be the most vulgar, but they can still make you feel dumb.
7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World

7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World

Vengeful ghosts, cannibal monsters, forest nymphs and frog kings — every corner of this planet is home to fascinating and terrifying supernatural beings.
The 20 Most Common Adjectives In Swedish

The 20 Most Common Adjectives In Swedish

Adjectives are like spices: you’d survive without them, but life would be awfully bleak. That’s why we’ve created this list of some of the most common Swedish adjectives, to spice up your sentences with.
Learning With Music: Babbel’s Beginner German Playlist

Learning With Music: Babbel’s Beginner German Playlist

Listen to German music and learn more about each song’s pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary specifics with our guided playlist.
How Babbel’s Values Of Inclusivity And Representation Shape Your Learning Experience

How Babbel’s Values Of Inclusivity And Representation Shape Your Learning Experience

One of Babbel’s core values is that diversity makes us stronger. But what does an inclusive mindset look like in a language learning app?
Does Your Vocabulary Size Matter?

Does Your Vocabulary Size Matter?

Whether you know tens of thousands of words, or are just getting started with the basics, word frequency can tell us a lot about our vocabulary.
Learning With Music: Babbel’s Swedish Playlist

Learning With Music: Babbel’s Swedish Playlist

Whistle while you work on learning a new language with our beginner Swedish playlist!
The Complete Guide To Traveling In Sweden This Summer

The Complete Guide To Traveling In Sweden This Summer

From Stockholm to Gothenburg, Malmö, the mountains, the countryside and the many islands — we’ll show you Sweden’s true gems and give you some tips for your trip.
Swedish ‘Hen’ Is Here To Stay: The Success Of A Made-Up Gender-Neutral Pronoun

Swedish ‘Hen’ Is Here To Stay: The Success Of A Made-Up Gender-Neutral Pronoun

For a long time in Swedish, you had to choose between the masculine ‘han’ and feminine ‘hon’ pronouns. The Swedish ‘hen’ is changing that.