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Steph Koyfman
Steph is a writer, lindy hopper, and astrologer. She’s also a language enthusiast who grew up bilingual and had an early love affair with books. She has mostly proved herself as a New Yorker, and she can introduce herself in Swedish thanks to Babbel. She also speaks Russian and Spanish, but she’s a little rusty on those fronts.
Articles by Steph
What Language Is Spoken In Norway?

What Language Is Spoken In Norway?

You could say ‘Norwegian,’ but that wouldn’t tell the entire story.
Phrases You’ll Need For Your Next Airbnb Stay

Phrases You’ll Need For Your Next Airbnb Stay

Er…how do you say ‘what’s the cat’s name’ again?
Soothing Words In Other Languages

Soothing Words In Other Languages

The world is a harsh, unforgiving place. Here are some peaceful words to serve as balm for your frazzled nerves.
Cursing Abroad: Spanish Insults To Round Out Your Studies

Cursing Abroad: Spanish Insults To Round Out Your Studies

So you learned how to establish rapport with someone. Now, learn how to insult their mother. Just in case.
Your Grade School Language Classes Weren’t For Nothing

Your Grade School Language Classes Weren’t For Nothing

Are your high school Spanish classes still benefitting you, even though you’ve forgotten just about everything you learned?
Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love

Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love

Are young people and/or media publications just making up new dating terms for sport these days? Maybe, but here’s what they mean anyway.
What Is The Bare Minimum Requirement For Successful Communication?

What Is The Bare Minimum Requirement For Successful Communication?

Can you have a conversation with just a word? Or a glance?
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Polish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Polish?

Can you pass the ultimate Polish weekdays test?
What Language Is Spoken In The Philippines?

What Language Is Spoken In The Philippines?

With 183 living languages to speak of, the Philippines is one of the most linguistically diverse countries on the planet.