Translation

How To Turn Auto-Translation Into Your Language-Learning Friend

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.
The Babbel Guide To Solo Female/LGBTQ Travel: How To … In 9 Different Languages

The Babbel Guide To Solo Female/LGBTQ Travel: How To … In 9 Different Languages

In part 3 of the Babbel guide to solo female/LGBTQ travel, we translate some of the phrases you might need while you’re traveling.
11 Dog Phrases You’ll Need For Your Trip To The Park

11 Dog Phrases You’ll Need For Your Trip To The Park

Do you even dog? Quit it with the ‘good boy’ nonsense and learn to meet your doggo on his own turf.
How To Say ‘Cheers!’ In 10 Languages

How To Say ‘Cheers!’ In 10 Languages

Avoid seven years of bad luck, and some social awkwardness, by learning how to toast all over the world.