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10 Of The Best Movies To Learn German

10 Of The Best Movies To Learn German

Eager to find some enjoyable movies to help you learn German? Our language experts have got you covered!
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About German Typefaces

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About German Typefaces

We notice them in antique shops, on old-fashioned signs in Germany, or – unfortunately – on neo-Nazi paraphernalia: old German typefaces. These fonts are everywhere, but do you know what they’re called and where they come from? We explore some of the history.
How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

Guess what: young people are killing and/or evolving other languages besides English!
The 20 Most Common Adjectives In German

The 20 Most Common Adjectives In German

Whether something is alt or neu, groß or klein, learning the most common adjectives in German will help you describe it. We’re here to get you started!
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.