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Thomas Moore Devlin - Babbel Magazine

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Thomas Moore Devlin

Thomas is the editorial lead, and he has been at Babbel for over five years. He studied linguistics in college, and also has a background in English literature. He has been based in New York City for 10 years, where he spends most of his free time walking around Brooklyn and reading an unhealthy number of books.

Articles by Thomas

Introducing ‘Talking On The Job’: Babbel’s Business English Podcast

Each episode helps you through a difficult workplace situation with useful tips.

English Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve written about English, all in one place.

How Does The Brain Understand Language?

How does the brain process and create language?

What Is The Meaning Of ‘Ish’?

It’s only three letters, but it can do a lot.

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

Technically, they never did, but the answer is more complicated than that.

How Do Humans Acquire A Language?

A quick look at some theories of first- and second-language acquisition.

What Are The Coolest Languages To Learn?

Unfortunately, there are no objective measures of coolness.