James Lane - Babbel Magazine
Articles by James
Can You Manage These Hard Tongue Twisters In 9 Different Languages?
Prepare for your tongue to be twisted in 9 different languages!
Hilarious French Animal Idioms You Should Learn
“As bored as a dead rat” and other weird and wonderful idioms.
Why Italians Talk With Their Hands (And Scandinavians Don’t)
Babbel explores the concept of speaking with gestures as well as words.
Can You Learn A Language With The Army Method?
The Army Method isn’t particularly popular anymore, but its elements have survived to today in other ways.
Is There A Link Between Dreaming And Language Learning?
Babbel explores the phenomenon of language learners dreaming in a newly learned language.
The War On Local Languages: How Linguistic Hegemony Threatens Education In The Developing World
As global and regional languages dominate our schools and our media, what happens to local languages — and what are the consequences?
The 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World
Almost half of the world’s population claims one of only 10 languages as their mother tongue.
21 Essential Australian Expressions
From brekkies to barbies, here are some useful Australian expressions so you’ll never be lost for words Down Under.
How To “Have Your Cake And Eat It Too” In 8 Languages
We’d all like to have things both ways, but common sense — and these funny proverbs from around the world — suggest we can’t.