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Why Poetry Is Useful For Language Learning

Why Poetry Is Useful For Language Learning

As the poet Paul Engle wrote, “Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.”
Babbel 30-Day Challenge Week 1: Reading

Babbel 30-Day Challenge Week 1: Reading

For the first week, we’re helping you find ways to incorporate reading in your target language into your daily routine.
International Literature: Children’s Books In Other Languages

International Literature: Children’s Books In Other Languages

Pranksters, princes and puppets — open your imagination and explore the wonderful world of children’s literature.
How To Use A Dictionary When You’re Learning A New Language

How To Use A Dictionary When You’re Learning A New Language

You may already have a foreign-language dictionary lying around that you haven’t touched in years. Here’s how to get your money’s worth out of it.
What’s Lost In Translation: Book Review Of ‘Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries’

What’s Lost In Translation: Book Review Of ‘Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries’

An anthology of poems and essays looks at what it means to be reading something in translation.
Quiz: Which Foreign Language Book Should You Read Next?

Quiz: Which Foreign Language Book Should You Read Next?

Spice up your bookshelf with a foreign language novel translated into English. Take this quiz to find out which book is right for you!
8 Must-Read Foreign Books Translated Into English

8 Must-Read Foreign Books Translated Into English

Looking for your next read? We’ve got you covered. Check out this list of incredible foreign language books translated into English.
World-Famous Authors Who Don’t Write In Their Mother Tongue

World-Famous Authors Who Don’t Write In Their Mother Tongue

Which authors did not write their world-famous works in their mother tongue? We take a look at five international literary figures who have made a foreign language their own.