Germany

O’zapft Is! Everything You Need To Know About Oktoberfest

O’zapft Is! Everything You Need To Know About Oktoberfest

What you don’t know about Oktoberfest could hurt you. Take a look at these essential tips, fun facts and helpful vocab for this legendary celebration of all things beer
Multilinguish Bonus Episode: American Expats In Berlin

Multilinguish Bonus Episode: American Expats In Berlin

In this bonus episode of Multilinguish podcast, we get the inside scoop about living and working abroad from three Americans who moved to Germany.
Crossword: How Much Do You Know About Germany And The German Language?

Crossword: How Much Do You Know About Germany And The German Language?

How strong is your German know-how when the stakes are raised — or criss-crossed?
Top German-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t Germany

Top German-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t Germany

Looking to test out your German language skills? Keep things interesting by taking a trip to one of these German-speaking countries.
What Is Frisian, And Where Is It Spoken?

What Is Frisian, And Where Is It Spoken?

Ever wondered what language is the most closely related to English? Read on to find out more about our lingual sibling, Frisian.
How The Grimm Brothers Changed German Linguistics (And Fairy Tales)

How The Grimm Brothers Changed German Linguistics (And Fairy Tales)

You probably associate the Brothers Grimm with Grimm’s Fairy Tales and nothing else, but their contributions to language are just as important.
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.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 German Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 German Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip to Germany by focusing on these German phrases ahead of your flight abroad.
Fake German Words You Really Need To Learn, But Don’t Actually Exist

Fake German Words You Really Need To Learn, But Don’t Actually Exist

What’s the deal with all these new words, where do they come from, and who’s the Italian upstart who’s taken to inventing new German words?
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.
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.
What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

Here’s what everyone’s favorite mouse looks like on televisions across the globe.
A Cultural History Of The Potato In 5 Recipes

A Cultural History Of The Potato In 5 Recipes

You say potato, I say potato. I guess that doesn’t work when you write it down.