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Not multilingual, but language curious? Explore how language connects us all — from the producers at the language-learning app Babbel. Season 2 is here! New episodes come out every other Tuesday. Listen and subscribe today.

Latest Episodes

Language Anxiety

77% of language learners find speaking (and listening) to be the most challenging part of learning a language. We talk about the anxiety that comes with having conversations in a foreign language and offer some tips, tricks and strategies for not giving up when the going gets tough.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-foreign-language-anxietySpecial thanks to Áine Gallagher for her contributions to this episode.

50 MIN5 d ago
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Language Anxiety

Language Ch-Ch-Changes

Throughout our lives, people try to affect the way we talk, whether it be elementary school teachers or inclusive-language activists. We look at how people have tried to change language historically, and what the impacts of so-called "verbal hygiene" are on our everyday lives.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-verbal-hygiene

43 MIN2 w ago
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Language Ch-Ch-Changes

Into The Conlang Universe

From Dothraki in 'Game Of Thrones' to Esperanto, we explore the universe of constructed languages, or conlangs. Whether they're crafted for pop culture and entertainment, or designed as a tool for global unity, why would someone want to make up a language in the first place?Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-conlangsSpecial thanks to Ben Wood, Thomas Alexander of the Esperanto Variety Show, and David J. Peterson for their contributions to this episode.

48 MINJAN 14
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Into The Conlang Universe

BONUS: Words Of The Year 2019

Choosing a single word to represent an entire year seems like an impossible task, but that hasn't stopped many people from trying. We discuss some of 2019's words of the year, both in English and in other languages, and look for themes that emerged when organizations reflected on the year that was.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-words-of-the-year-2019

43 MIN2019 DEC 31
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BONUS: Words Of The Year 2019

Language Is For The Young

What's the deal with the way Gen Z is talking? And why have young people been "ruining" (a.k.a. creating) language since the dawn of time? We brought in an intergenerational panel to talk growing up, learning slang, and speaking the code of our peers.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-language-is-for-the-youngSpecial thanks to Yulia Laricheva for taking the time to talk to us.

44 MIN2019 DEC 17
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Language Is For The Young

The Secrets Of The Polyglots

Are polyglots born or made? Believe it or not, these elusive creatures are just like us. We ask two polyglots — one who speaks 5 languages and another who speaks 21 — how and why they learned multiple languages, and what obstacles they had to overcome along the way.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-secrets-of-the-polyglots/Special thanks to Bruno Beidacki and Steve Kaufmann. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCez-2shYlHQY3LfILBuDYqQ

45 MIN2019 DEC 4
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The Secrets Of The Polyglots

How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)

Is comedy the same everywhere? If you've ever tried to tell a joke in another language and had it fall flat, you may say "no." We talk about how comedy in translation is complex, and we have multilingual comedian Eddie Izzard explain how and why he's learned to perform standup comedy in multiple languages.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-how-to-be-funny/Special thanks to Eddie Izzard for taking the time to talk to us.

43 MIN2019 NOV 19
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How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)

Can ASMR, Hypnosis Or Crystals Help You Learn?

ASMR, hypnosis, healing crystals, learning in your sleep. Can any of these "alternative" language-learning methods actually work? Or are you wasting your time and money? We bust some myths about these unconventional techniques and discuss how they could potentially supplement your studies.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/magazine/multilinguish-asmr-hypnosis-crystalsSpecial thanks to Elise ASMR and Dr. Steve G. Jones. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChCV973VxXQjLXmDo2Ufqzw/featured

43 MIN2019 NOV 5
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Can ASMR, Hypnosis Or Crystals Help You Learn?

Dead And Endangered Languages

One language dies approximately every 14 days, and we're on track for half of the world's languages to go extinct by the end of this century. We spoke with the director and co-founder of Wikitongues about why we should be hopeful about language revitalization anyway.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.Special thanks to Daniel Bögre Udell for taking the time to talk to us for this episode.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/magazine/multilinguish-dead-and-endangered-languages/

43 MIN2019 OCT 22
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Dead And Endangered Languages

Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?

Why does it seem like Europeans are better at learning languages than Americans and Brits? The team talks to language experts about how geography, education and motivation drive this divide, and what we can do to close the gap.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.Special thanks to Markus Witte, Caroline Paboeuf, Jenny Dorman and Sophie Harwood.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/magazine/multilinguish-european-american-language-learning/

40 MIN2019 OCT 9
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Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?

Latest Episodes

Language Anxiety

77% of language learners find speaking (and listening) to be the most challenging part of learning a language. We talk about the anxiety that comes with having conversations in a foreign language and offer some tips, tricks and strategies for not giving up when the going gets tough.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-foreign-language-anxietySpecial thanks to Áine Gallagher for her contributions to this episode.

50 MIN5 d ago
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Language Anxiety

Language Ch-Ch-Changes

Throughout our lives, people try to affect the way we talk, whether it be elementary school teachers or inclusive-language activists. We look at how people have tried to change language historically, and what the impacts of so-called "verbal hygiene" are on our everyday lives.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-verbal-hygiene

43 MIN2 w ago
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Language Ch-Ch-Changes

Into The Conlang Universe

From Dothraki in 'Game Of Thrones' to Esperanto, we explore the universe of constructed languages, or conlangs. Whether they're crafted for pop culture and entertainment, or designed as a tool for global unity, why would someone want to make up a language in the first place?Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-conlangsSpecial thanks to Ben Wood, Thomas Alexander of the Esperanto Variety Show, and David J. Peterson for their contributions to this episode.

48 MINJAN 14
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Into The Conlang Universe

BONUS: Words Of The Year 2019

Choosing a single word to represent an entire year seems like an impossible task, but that hasn't stopped many people from trying. We discuss some of 2019's words of the year, both in English and in other languages, and look for themes that emerged when organizations reflected on the year that was.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-words-of-the-year-2019

43 MIN2019 DEC 31
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BONUS: Words Of The Year 2019

Language Is For The Young

What's the deal with the way Gen Z is talking? And why have young people been "ruining" (a.k.a. creating) language since the dawn of time? We brought in an intergenerational panel to talk growing up, learning slang, and speaking the code of our peers.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine: babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-language-is-for-the-youngSpecial thanks to Yulia Laricheva for taking the time to talk to us.

44 MIN2019 DEC 17
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Language Is For The Young

The Secrets Of The Polyglots

Are polyglots born or made? Believe it or not, these elusive creatures are just like us. We ask two polyglots — one who speaks 5 languages and another who speaks 21 — how and why they learned multiple languages, and what obstacles they had to overcome along the way.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-secrets-of-the-polyglots/Special thanks to Bruno Beidacki and Steve Kaufmann. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCez-2shYlHQY3LfILBuDYqQ

45 MIN2019 DEC 4
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The Secrets Of The Polyglots

How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)

Is comedy the same everywhere? If you've ever tried to tell a joke in another language and had it fall flat, you may say "no." We talk about how comedy in translation is complex, and we have multilingual comedian Eddie Izzard explain how and why he's learned to perform standup comedy in multiple languages.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/en/magazine/multilinguish-how-to-be-funny/Special thanks to Eddie Izzard for taking the time to talk to us.

43 MIN2019 NOV 19
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How To Be Funny In Another Language (Ft. Eddie Izzard)

Can ASMR, Hypnosis Or Crystals Help You Learn?

ASMR, hypnosis, healing crystals, learning in your sleep. Can any of these "alternative" language-learning methods actually work? Or are you wasting your time and money? We bust some myths about these unconventional techniques and discuss how they could potentially supplement your studies.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/magazine/multilinguish-asmr-hypnosis-crystalsSpecial thanks to Elise ASMR and Dr. Steve G. Jones. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChCV973VxXQjLXmDo2Ufqzw/featured

43 MIN2019 NOV 5
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Can ASMR, Hypnosis Or Crystals Help You Learn?

Dead And Endangered Languages

One language dies approximately every 14 days, and we're on track for half of the world's languages to go extinct by the end of this century. We spoke with the director and co-founder of Wikitongues about why we should be hopeful about language revitalization anyway.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.Special thanks to Daniel Bögre Udell for taking the time to talk to us for this episode.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/magazine/multilinguish-dead-and-endangered-languages/

43 MIN2019 OCT 22
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Dead And Endangered Languages

Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?

Why does it seem like Europeans are better at learning languages than Americans and Brits? The team talks to language experts about how geography, education and motivation drive this divide, and what we can do to close the gap.Get 50% off a 3-month Babbel subscription by visiting babbel.com/podcast and using the code MULTI.Special thanks to Markus Witte, Caroline Paboeuf, Jenny Dorman and Sophie Harwood.For more info about what we discussed in this episode, visit Babbel Magazine:babbel.com/magazine/multilinguish-european-american-language-learning/

40 MIN2019 OCT 9
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Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?
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