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Babbel Tries: The Strangely Salty World Of Swedish Candy

Babbel Tries: The Strangely Salty World Of Swedish Candy

Our team tries some Swedish candy, and let’s just say it’s an acquired taste. Read on for language, culture and hilarious reactions.
The 8 Best Books To Learn Swedish

The 8 Best Books To Learn Swedish

Eager to find some enjoyable books to help you learn Swedish? Our language experts have got you covered!
How To Write The Date In Swedish

How To Write The Date In Swedish

Forget everything you know about writing the date. We’re going to re-learn it, Sweden-style.
How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

Guess what: young people are killing and/or evolving other languages besides English!
How To Count To 100 In Swedish

How To Count To 100 In Swedish

How important is learning the numbers in Swedish? Let me count the ways. Here’s a guide to counting in Swedish, from noll to hundra.
A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?
How To Name And Pronounce Colors In Swedish

How To Name And Pronounce Colors In Swedish

Roses are röda, violets are blå (pronounced BLU-uh). We know our colors in Swedish, and soon you will too-uh!
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.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Swedish?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Swedish?

Does your knowledge of Swedish go past Ikea and meatballs?
The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages

The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages

Just about every language contains words that sound exactly like what they mean. And they’re often quite cute.
How To Host The Perfect Swedish Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Swedish Dinner Party

Hint: you’ve got options beyond IKEA meatballs.
Culture City: A Scandinavian Experience In Your Backyard

Culture City: A Scandinavian Experience In Your Backyard

In this installment of Culture City, we visited an international hotspot for Nordic culture and got our Scandinavian fix, no passport needed.
The Scandinavian Languages: 3 For The Price Of One?

The Scandinavian Languages: 3 For The Price Of One?

What’s the difference between Swedish, Danish and Norwegian? What are the similarities? If you know one of the languages, do you know them all? Let’s have a closer look!
The Surprising Origins of Swedish Surnames

The Surprising Origins of Swedish Surnames

Did you know that many Swedish surnames have literal meanings that can unlock their history? Swedish surnames often originate from ancestors’ names or are words that describe nature or even characteristics. Learn how to decipher some famous examples and discover the history behind them!