Brands In Translation: 9 Cringeworthy Language Fails
These marketing translation fails will make you laugh, or maybe blush.
Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common Mexican Vs. European Spanish Mistakes?
Do you know the difference between ‘zumo’ and ‘jugo’?
5 Popular Myths About Language Learning, Debunked
Let’s clear the air on these oft-repeated myths, once and for all.
How To Combat Foreign Language Anxiety
Don’t let anxiety get the best of your language-learning goals. Fight back with these helpful steps.
Why Making Mistakes Is The Best Way To Learn A Language
Instead of shying away from failure, here’s why you should embrace those mistakes.
Ask Babs: How Do You Respond When You Overhear People Badmouthing You In Another Language?
This month: how to clap back in any language. Also, the difference between ‘preservative’ and ‘preservativo’ (and how to correctly ask about the nutritional content of your sausage).
You’re Doing It Wrong: 4 Common Pronunciation Mistakes That All Language Learners Make
Whether you’re learning English as a second language or struggling to nail your French accent, there’s a wrong way to approach pronunciation, and it might be tripping you up.
Ask Babs: Why Don’t Native Speakers Ever Want To Talk To Me In Their Language?
This month: an aspiring polyglot talks to the hand. Also, how to swim your way out when foreign curse words land you in hot water.
Professional Captioners Reveal the Mispronounced Words of 2017
From ‘bokeh’ to ‘Weinstein,’ see which words people struggled to pronounce correctly this year in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
8 Words You THOUGHT Were German, But No One Uses Them In Germany
Which “German” words do you use that would sound totally strange to any native German speaker? Find out, and learn some German grammar along the way!
Ask Babs: I Misspoke At Dinner, And Now My French Host Family Thinks I’m Pregnant. How Do I Recover?
This month: what to expect when you’re not expecting (but your host family thinks you are). Also, an introvert struggles with intimacy and German.
15 Google Translate Fails That Will Make You Never Trust Computers Again
The autotranslate feature never fails … to fail (and be hilarious). Here are a few of the internet’s best translation gaffes.
Good Naked, I’m Pregnant — 7 Awkward Foreign Language Mistakes To Avoid
Double check the meaning of these false cognates before trying out a new language, or some embarrassing situations might be in store!