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.
Babbel At The Polyglot Conference — So What Do 400 Language Experts Talk About (And In How Many Languages)?
Back in October, Babbel was a proud sponsor of the Polyglot Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece. We talked with 6 conference speakers and 2 attendees to discover what makes these passionate language learners tick.
Looking for one good reason to learn a foreign language? How about seven? Advice from our resident expert on why picking up another language is a good idea.
This article is a wake-up call for all those who dream of becoming multilingual: just do it! Luca Lampariello talks about where he finds the motivation for learning languages, and how he’s learned 11 so far.
Mandarin, Spanish, English and Arabic may be the “super languages” of the modern era, but minority languages like Catalan, Breton and Cornish are crucial for the diversity of our cultural DNA.
Along with his twin brother, Matthew, Michael Youlden has learned over a dozen languages since the age of eight. So when it comes to making a resolution to learn a language – and how to stick to it – you might want to take his advice.
Since we were eight, my brother and I have learned languages together. Now that we each speak more than nine, I can look back and say: having a study partner is helpful, but having a rival is really motivating.