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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Argentine Spanish?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Argentine Spanish?

If you’ve learned Spanish in traditional settings, you most likely have a good handle on Spain’s or Mexico’s dialect. But do you know how to speak like a true Porteño?
Introducing ‘The Book Of Emma Reyes’

Introducing ‘The Book Of Emma Reyes’

August’s Babbel Book Club pick is the memoir of a Colombian painter who escaped an impoverished childhood and found success.
New Mexican Spanish: A Dialect Preserved In Time

New Mexican Spanish: A Dialect Preserved In Time

A look at how New Mexican Spanish formed and why the dialect remains similar to its colonial form.
Mexican Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 Spanish Phrases To Know

Mexican Vacation Cheat Sheet: 20 Spanish Phrases To Know

Make the most of your upcoming Mexican vacation by focusing on these Spanish conversation topics ahead of your flight abroad.
How To Bring Back The Spanish You Learned In High School

How To Bring Back The Spanish You Learned In High School

The stuff you learned in your high school Spanish class might be gone, but it’s certainly not forgotten. Use these tips to refresh your memory.
6 Questions With Bilingual Parenting Expert Maritere Bellas

6 Questions With Bilingual Parenting Expert Maritere Bellas

We spoke with Maritere Bellas, author of ‘Arroz Con Pollo and Apple Pie: Raising Bicultural Children,’ about growing up in Puerto Rico and the importance of learning a language with your child.
What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

Here’s what everyone’s favorite mouse looks like on televisions across the globe.
How To Combat Foreign Language Anxiety

How To Combat Foreign Language Anxiety

Don’t let anxiety get the best of your language-learning goals. Fight back with these helpful steps.
Babbel On: March 2018 Language News Roundup

Babbel On: March 2018 Language News Roundup

US language learning declines, France announces plans to spread the French language and more from the world of language this past month.
6 Books To Help You Learn Spanish

6 Books To Help You Learn Spanish

Supplement your studies with these Spanish-language books, chosen by experts to help you learn.
Which Countries Speak The Least English?

Which Countries Speak The Least English?

Are you an ambitious language learner who wants to travel to places where you won’t be able to use English as a crutch? Take note.
A Tabloid Novel For A Tabloid World: Book Review Of Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘The Neighborhood’

A Tabloid Novel For A Tabloid World: Book Review Of Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘The Neighborhood’

Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Prize-winning Peruvian author, writes a juicy pulp fiction.
These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

These Adorable NYC Kids Will School You In Multiple Languages

At the International Academy of New York, kids are immersed in English, Mandarin and Spanish — as well as a lived commitment to diversity.
Ask Babs: How Do You Respond When You Overhear People Badmouthing You In Another Language?

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).