A Brief History Of The Academy Award For Best International Feature Film
For Your Consideration: A look at the weird history of the Best International Film category at the Oscars.
How To Turn Auto-Translation Into Your Language-Learning Friend
Tools that translate for you automatically might be hurting your ability to learn a new language, but they don’t have to be!
The Babbel Guide To Solo Female/LGBTQ Travel
We spoke to a handful of travel bloggers who have been there and done that (so you can too). Oh, and we translated some of the phrases you might need while you’re there.
How To Say ‘Yes’ And ‘No’ In 10 Languages
You say yes, I say no, and other languages use completely different words in response to questions.
The Origins Of 10 Space Terms That Are Out Of This World
Words like “nebula,” “galaxy” and “cosmos” can summon up lots of romantic images of space exploration, but where did these terms come from in the first place?
Why Is Latin So F$%&ing Hard To Learn?
We rounded up some Latin class alumni to try to find out why Latin is hard to learn and whether or not it’s ultimately worth it.
How To Name And Pronounce Colors In Dutch
Roses are rood, violets are blauw; if you can’t yet say the names of the rest of the colors, you’re about to learn how.
How To Ask For The Check In 10 Languages
This guide won’t tell you how to split a birthday dinner tab between 12 people without wanting to flip the table in frustration, but at least you’ll be able to get your server’s attention.
How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages
Okay, first things first. Where can a person get a beer around here?
How Christian Missionaries Created The Largest Language Database In The World
Christians went from being very translation-averse to the most prolific translators around.
Why You Shouldn’t Use Google Translate On Your Trip
Remove the training wheels and connect authentically. You’ll be happy you did.
10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World
Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.