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Y Yates - Babbel Magazine

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Y Yates

Y is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor who is insatiably interested in art, culture, and the intersection of technology and storytelling. She believes you can never have too many houseplants.

Articles by Y

Common Hand Gestures To Avoid Abroad

Here are some handy tips for traveling overseas.

How Many People Speak Portuguese, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know that Portuguese is the most spoken language in South America? Read on for more fun facts about Portuguese.

Gr8 Texting Slang In Six Different Languages

Don’t give in to FOMO. Just read this article instead to learn how people are texting around the world.

6 Tech Leaders Who Speak More Than One Language

And we’re not talking about programming languages.

Keep Summer Going With This Spanish-Language Playlist

An eclectic and upbeat mix of music to help you absorb the Spanish language.

Popular Pet Names Around The World

New pet? Why not choose a name in a new language?

Quiz: Which Country Is Your Caffeine Soulmate?

Your next vacation, brewed to perfection.

Feeling Stuck At Work? Try Learning A New Language

The not-so-obvious benefits of learning a new language.