Natali Lekka - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Natali
French may be the official language of Martinique but the Martinicans’ mother-tongue is Martinican Creole, a language largely based on French but totally incomprehensible by ‘les Métropolitains’ in mainland France.
Svenska (Swedish) may be the official language of Sweden but Rinkebysvenska is the language of immigrant communities and the forward-thinking youth. Here’s what Scandinavia’s multi-ethnolects can teach us about communication and culture.
Are you getting ready for a date and want to impress your beloved by whispering sweet nothings in a foreign language? Forget French or Italian. Find out why Turkish could be the world’s most romantic language.
From Shitterton to Pity Me to Brokenwind and Dull, the Brits are known the world over for their wicked sense of humor. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the names they have given to their towns and villages. As a small taster, here are just six of them.
Have you always wanted to know what Alex and his droogs are saying in A Clockwork Orange? Read on to find out how Russian can help you crack that code.
Swearing is a great way to learn a foreign language and even achieve fluency. If you ever wanted to swear like a Spanish master, I’ve got you covered with this mini-guide to Spanish swearing.
So, did you know you could speak Greek? With over 150,000 words of Greek origin in English, this doesn’t seem like such a crazy idea after all.