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Steph Koyfman

Steph is a senior content producer who has spent over five years writing about language and culture for Babbel. She grew up bilingually and had an early love affair with books, and, later, studied English literature and journalism in college. She also speaks Russian and Spanish, but she’s a little rusty on those fronts.

Articles by Steph

The Origin Of ‘Ciao’ And How It Took Over The World

More importantly, should you be saying it in Italy?

A Cultural History Of Coffee

It’s more than just hot bean water. It’s a lifestyle.

Real Language Teachers Share Their Favorite Tips For Learning

You heard it straight from the expert’s mouth.

Conversation Guide: How To Introduce Yourself In French

Here’s how to go beyond “bonjour” to being able to introduce yourself like a natural.

Conversation Guide: How To Introduce Yourself In Spanish

There’s a big, wide world of conversation waiting for you. But first, you need to get past “hello.”

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.

Do Emotions In Other Languages Mean Different Things?

What difference does it make whether we can name our feelings or not?

A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?

The Ultimate Babbel Guide To Travel

So you want to be a seasoned world traveler. We’ve got some tips, advice, and tricks of the hat for you.