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A Cultural History Of Tomatoes

A Cultural History Of Tomatoes

You say tomato, I say tomato. Have I made this joke before?
The Definitive Guide To Italian Gelato

The Definitive Guide To Italian Gelato

Gelato may be popular worldwide, but its roots trace back to Italy. Here’s everything you need to know about Italian gelato.
The 8 Best Films For Learning Italian

The 8 Best Films For Learning Italian

Lucky for you, Italian cinema is one of the best ways to supplement your language learning. Here are 8 of the best movies to learn Italian.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Italian

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Italian

Italian food words are perhaps the most important vocabulary you’ll learn when studying the language. Here’s a quick guide to the most common ones.
How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

It’s nothing. No, really. It’s fine.
How To Talk About The Weather In Italian

How To Talk About The Weather In Italian

When packing for a trip to Italy, you’ll want to know what the weather’s going to be like. Sounds like a perfect time to brush up on Italian weather vocab!
6 Books To Help You Learn Italian

6 Books To Help You Learn Italian

From ‘My Brilliant Friend’ to lesser-known works, these Italian books will help beginner, intermediate and advanced language learners master Italian.
All In The Language Family: The Romance Languages

All In The Language Family: The Romance Languages

Sadly, Romance languages have nothing to do with romancing someone. They’re one of the largest language groups, and they’re spread all across the globe.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Colors In Italian?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Colors In Italian?

Whether you’re cooking a meal or touring Italy’s countryside, you’ll want to know the right descriptive words. Take our Italian colors quiz to see where you stand!
The 21 Most Common Adjectives In Italian

The 21 Most Common Adjectives In Italian

Knowing the difference between poco and tanto can come in handy in Italy. That’s why we made a guide to help you with the most common Italian adjectives!
An American And An Italian Discuss Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

An American And An Italian Discuss Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

We talked to one of our Italian correspondents to dig into the language and culture of Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’!
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!
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?
Introducing Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

Introducing Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’

This November, Babbel Book Club is reading ‘My Brilliant Friend,’ the first book in literary sensation Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels.