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9 Melodramatic Soap Operas In Other Languages

9 Melodramatic Soap Operas In Other Languages

‘Immerse yourself,’ they said. ‘Start watching foreign shows,’ they said. Little did they know they’d turn you on to campy foreign soap operas.
6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson

We chatted about creating, deconstructing and learning languages with the conlanger who invented the fictional languages you hear in ‘Game of Thrones.’
6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson: Transcript

6 Questions With Dothraki Creator David J. Peterson: Transcript

As part of our “6 Questions With” series, we chatted about creating, deconstructing and learning languages with David Peterson, the conlanger who invented the fictional languages you hear being spoken on ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Emerald City.’ Here’s the full interview.
Which Foreign Holiday Movie Should You Watch This Year?

Which Foreign Holiday Movie Should You Watch This Year?

Whether you want to practice a language or just want to see every holiday film ever made, here are five movies that are perfect for December.
Quiz: Which Of The Best Foreign Films Should You Watch Next?

Quiz: Which Of The Best Foreign Films Should You Watch Next?

Some of the best movies out there are produced in another language. Find out which foreign film you should add to your must-see list!
23 Ways To Immerse Yourself In A Language Without Going Anywhere

23 Ways To Immerse Yourself In A Language Without Going Anywhere

You can surround yourself with your target language without having to pay for a plane ticket.
Fantastic Languages And Where To Hear Them: Languages In The Harry Potter Universe

Fantastic Languages And Where To Hear Them: Languages In The Harry Potter Universe

Every Harry Potter fan knows about Parseltongue, but which other languages are spoken in the Harry Potter universe? Let’s geek out… erm… FIND out!
Nadsat — The Cryptic Language Of ‘A Clockwork Orange’ (And How Russian Can Help You Understand It)

Nadsat — The Cryptic Language Of ‘A Clockwork Orange’ (And How Russian Can Help You Understand It)

Have you always wanted to know what Alex and his droogs are saying in A Clockwork Orange? Read on to find out how Russian can help you crack that code.
8 Must-See Foreign Films Of The 21st Century

8 Must-See Foreign Films Of The 21st Century

Babbel U.S. staffers weigh in on their favorite foreign films released in the 2000s. Have you seen any of these movies?
33 American Movies With Hilarious Foreign Titles

33 American Movies With Hilarious Foreign Titles

When film titles get translated into other languages, the results can get downright weird. Here are some of the funniest and most surreal examples.
Who Are The Most Multilingual Celebrities In The World?

Who Are The Most Multilingual Celebrities In The World?

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most impressively multilingual celebrities, focusing on the stars of the silver screen. These celebrity polyglots not only deserve a bit of recognition for the number of languages they speak, but also because many of them came late to language learning and have gone on to accomplish great things.
Game Of Tongues — The Invented Languages In Game Of Thrones

Game Of Tongues — The Invented Languages In Game Of Thrones

Which languages are spoken in the Game of Thrones universe? How were they created and what would be their equivalents in our world? Let’s have a look.
Star Words: Language Trivia From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Star Words: Language Trivia From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The earthbound origins of the names, cultures and languages in the Star Wars universe.
Aristocratic Villains And English-Speaking Nazis: Why Hollywood Loves Clichéd Accents

Aristocratic Villains And English-Speaking Nazis: Why Hollywood Loves Clichéd Accents

From Egyptian pharaohs with British accents to foreign settings where everyone speaks accented English, the Hollywood formula for depicting “foreignness” or “otherness” relies on some odd and outdated stereotypes.