Tag: language learning

Babbel Set to List on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Babbel, the popular Berlin-based online language learning platform, announced Sept. 7 that it would list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) this year, according...

TikTok Users Revive Secret African American Language

In the 18th Century, African American enslaved people developed a secret language that was used to encode private communication and also teach each other...

UCSF Researchers Explore Non-Native Speech Perception

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco’s (UCSF) Department of Neurological Surgery recently published a study which sheds light on the nature of...
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Berlitz Develops AI-powered Language Learning Program

While professionals often use artificial intelligence (AI) in the language industry to produce translations from one language to another, it’s another thing completely to...

Language Learning Model Earns Prestigious Statistics Award

The International Society for Bayesian Analysis has awarded the Mitchell Prize, a highly prestigious award in the field of statistics and Bayesian analysis, to...

Google Launches App for Language Preservation

Google’s Arts & Culture team has recently launched Woolaroo, a new tool for learning and preserving Indigenous and vulnerable languages. Woolaroo is available as...

Lingoda Announces $68 Million Growth Equity Investment

After a major spike in usership during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Berlin-based language learning platform Lingoda has announced that it’s recently raised $68 million...

Five not-so-obvious benefits of learning Japanese for work and business

While we’re pretty sure you have tried sushi or ramen in your home country, there's a lot more to learn about Japanese culture. From becoming more approachable to further appreciating Japanese entertainment, if you are able to connect with their way of life, doors and opportunities will open up for you.

Conversational User Experience: Language Learning with Duolingo

Duolingo user experience shows how smart use of people and technology delivers satisfied users and increases language skills. For many, Duolingo is the “only game” in town.

Kudos and Comhghairdeas* to Duolingo’s Irish Language Volunteers

The Irish President (Uachtarán Na hEireann) Michael D. Higgins (Micheál D Ó hUigínn) (@PresidentIRL) has publicly recognized seven volunteers for their work in building up the Irish...