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How To Ask ‘How Are You?’ In 10 Languages

How To Ask ‘How Are You?’ In 10 Languages

Meet new people and initiate friendly small talk by learning how to ask ‘how are you?’ in the local language.
5 Books To Help You Learn Russian

5 Books To Help You Learn Russian

There’s more where the Pushkin and the Doctor Zhivago came from. Here are five Babbel-recommended Russian books for students of every level.
How To Stall (And Instantly Sound More Fluent) In 7 Different Languages

How To Stall (And Instantly Sound More Fluent) In 7 Different Languages

Like. Umm. Ah. Filler words aren’t just there to make you sound clumsy. They’re also an important part of natural speech, and they can help you sound more fluent in another language.
The One Thing Every Successful Language Learner Knows

The One Thing Every Successful Language Learner Knows

There’s no one, silver bullet that can show you how to learn any language, but almost every successful language learner has this advice to offer.
How To Say ‘Good Luck’ In 10 Languages

How To Say ‘Good Luck’ In 10 Languages

Whether it’s sincere or sarcastic, knowing how to say ‘good luck’ is a useful skill in any language. Here’s a quick guide.
Quiz: What Bad Learning Habit Have You Fallen Into?

Quiz: What Bad Learning Habit Have You Fallen Into?

The first step to breaking a bad learning habit is to recognize what it is. This handy quiz might be able to point you in the right direction.
Why Don’t Americans Know More Foreign Languages?

Why Don’t Americans Know More Foreign Languages?

America is behind much of the world in foreign language education. What is it exactly that contributes to a language-learning culture, and what’s causing our foreign language deficit?
How To Succeed At Language Exams

How To Succeed At Language Exams

Nobody likes exams — let alone studying for them — but these tips will help you conquer those tricky language tests with no trouble at all.
8 Signs You’ve Mastered A Foreign Language

8 Signs You’ve Mastered A Foreign Language

The march toward language proficiency usually comes with some sideways and backwards steps. So how do you know you’ve arrived?
How To Learn A Language At Any Age

How To Learn A Language At Any Age

Our language expert Fidi explains how to learn a new language effectively — even if it’s been a few years since you were last in school.
6 Bad Habits To Avoid When Learning A New Language, And How To Break Them

6 Bad Habits To Avoid When Learning A New Language, And How To Break Them

Are you a binge-learner? Or maybe you’re a rut-walker? Have no fear, whatever your bad habit is it can definitely be broken.
Why Experts Say This App Is The Perfect Tool For Learning A New Language

Why Experts Say This App Is The Perfect Tool For Learning A New Language

Here’s how Babbel’s expert-crafted language lessons help you have basic conversations right away.
How To Say ‘Congratulations!’ In 10 Languages

How To Say ‘Congratulations!’ In 10 Languages

For graduations, promotions, weddings and other milestones, here’s how to say ‘congratulations!’ in 10 different languages.
#Babbel7 Day 7: You Made It!

#Babbel7 Day 7: You Made It!

Show off how much you’ve learned over the last 7 days by posting a video of you speaking in your new language. You’ve got this.