Katrin Sperling - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Katrin
Let’s Bust Some Myths About Raising Bilingual Children
Does growing up with more than one language delay cognitive development or enhance it? We dig into some scientific studies on bilingualism to separate fact from fiction.
8 German Words You’ll Struggle To Pronounce (If You’re Not German)
We chose the most difficult German words we could find and asked people learning German to pronounce them. Here’s what happened, with pronunciation tips below.
German Dialects: The Hessian Dialect
The Hessian dialect still exists, but it’s not the same as it used to be.
What Languages And Dialects Are Spoken In Alsace-Lorraine?
The region of Alsace-Lorraine has had a complicated linguistic history.
German Dialects: The Franconian Dialect
Learn more about one of the most diverse dialects in Germany.
German Dialects: The Saxon Dialect
The Saxon dialect has a bad reputation in Germany, but what exactly is it?
German Dialects: The Swabian Dialect
Swabian German is one of the best-known dialects of the language, and it’s also one of the most complicated.
8 German Phrases Native Speakers Never Actually Use
Which “German” words do you use that would sound totally strange to any native German speaker?
What Are The Differences Between Canadian And American English?
Is Canadian English its own language variety? And if so, what makes it different?