Sam Wood - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Sam
All In The Language Family: The Mayan Languages
Thought the Mayan civilization was long gone? Think again. The Mayan language family is alive and kicking to this day.
All In The Language Family: The Afro-Asiatic Languages
With 500 million native speakers, Afro-Asiatic languages are spoken across Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Which one should you learn?
All In The Language Family: The Sino-Tibetan Languages
As the world’s 2nd largest language group, how did Sino-Tibetan languages evolve?
All In The Language Family: The Uralic Languages
The Uralic Language family might not be as well known as some of its neighbors, but it does boast some interesting linguistic features.
All In The Language Family: The Baltic Languages
So it turns out that the Baltic languages aren’t just all the languages bordering the Baltic Sea. Here’s what they really are.
All In The Language Family: The Semitic Languages
What are the Semitic languages, and what languages belong to this family? We cover that and more down below.
Languages Have Families, Too: A Look At The Indo-European Language Family
Did you know that almost every language spoken between Iceland and India has the same origin? That’s the Indo-European language family. Let’s take a look at this extremely diverse collection of related languages.
What The Heck Is TH-Fronting?
Why do some English speakers pronounce TH-sounds as F- or V-sounds? Welcome to TH-fronting.
What Are The Most Unusual Sounds In The World?
What are the most unusual sounds in the world — and what counts as an “unusual,” anyway?