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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
How To Talk About The Home In French

How To Talk About The Home In French

You’ll eventually need to talk about something else besides the fainting couch.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Gymnastics

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Gymnastics

Before it became a startup buzzword, ‘pivot’ was something gymnasts did.
Why Is French Spoken In Belgium?

Why Is French Spoken In Belgium?

There’s a lot going on in Belgium, linguistically speaking.
Why Is Germany Called Deutschland?

Why Is Germany Called Deutschland?

Since we’re on the topic, why is it called all those other things too?
Who Are The Most Multilingual Athletes In The World?

Who Are The Most Multilingual Athletes In The World?

Agility doesn’t only count on the court.
8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The 4th Of July

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The 4th Of July

Odds are pretty good you’ll be eating a hot dog on the 4th. And we say that due to a statistical grounding in 4th of July facts.
6 Struggles Russian Learners Understand All Too Well

6 Struggles Russian Learners Understand All Too Well

To pronounce the ы sound correctly, all you have to do is sound like you’re getting punched in the gut.