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

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?
How To Write The Date In German

How To Write The Date In German

German is pretty close to English, as far as writing the date goes. But there’s still enough difference to confuse you when you’re learning.
What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

Switzerland is home to numerous linguistic communities who have banded together to create a nation where multilingualism is the daily norm. But what exactly makes the Swiss tick language-wise? Read on to find out!
12 German Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

12 German Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

German and English share common roots, but there are tons of false cognates you’ll need to sidestep if you want to avoid embarrassment. Here are 12 of the most amusing (and kinda NSFW) German false friends.
5 Best German Podcasts For Language Learners

5 Best German Podcasts For Language Learners

Whether you’re just starting out or have been speaking German for years, one of these German podcasts is sure to keep you entertained and informed.
6 German Books To Help You Learn The Language

6 German Books To Help You Learn The Language

Supplement your German-language studies with these German books, chosen by experts to help you learn!
Quiz: Can You Guess The Animal By Its German Name?

Quiz: Can You Guess The Animal By Its German Name?

German animals have pretty funny names. Or rather, Germans have pretty funny names for animals. Test your knowledge of German animal names with this quiz!
Everything You Wanted To Know About German Dialects

Everything You Wanted To Know About German Dialects

If you were wondering about German dialects — from what they are, where they come from, and how many there are — we have the answers.
How To Obtain German Citizenship

How To Obtain German Citizenship

What are the requirements for acquiring German citizenship? We lay out the necessities for you, as well as follow two Babbel employees on their personal journeys to becoming German.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About German?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About German?

Find out what you know, and what you don’t know, about the German language by taking this quiz.
How To Host The Perfect German Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect German Dinner Party

These are the recipes and phrases you need to host an authentic German meal. Lederhosen are optional.
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

Are you ready for some serious tips for learning German? We’ll guide you through some very specific areas of German to help you get your head around this complicated but majestic language.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn German

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn German

Binge-watching television has never been more educational!
6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

We spoke with Eddie Izzard about using language to connect with people, translating comedy and, at one point, human sacrifice.