Nuno Marques - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Nuno
A Guide To The Most Common Brazilian And Portuguese Phrases
Let’s dive into some idioms and proverbs that will help you make your Portuguese sound more authentic.
How Is Spanish In Spain Different From Spanish In Latin America?
Is the Spanish spoken across Latin America significantly different from the Spanish spoken in Spain? Does it change from country to country? We consulted native Spanish speakers from six Spanish-speaking countries to find out.
31 English Words That Are Actually French
It’s estimated that 30 percent of English words come from French, but you probably don’t recognize all of them.
The Alphabets And Writing Systems Of The World
Writing has been around for over 5000 years, but there is a wider variety of unique writing systems than you might think.
9 Harmless Words That Started As Offensive Insults
These common terms today started out as pretty vicious attacks.
The Top 10 Translation Fails Of Historic Proportions
These mistranslation mishaps are a blast from the past!
7 Of The Most Memorable Things To Do In Porto, Portugal
Have you ever been to Porto? If the answer is no, I strongly encourage you to consider it. Here’s a short guide with 8 things to do Porto.
Does Your Language Affect How You Perceive Time?
Different languages conceptualize time differently, but is this the result of cultural, historical, and technological development — or of linguistic difference? If words and grammar influence the perception of time, our preconceptions of time as a universal phenomenon are about to be challenged!
Dead Languages And The Man Trying To Revive Them
Prof. Ghil’ad Zuckermann is a renowned linguist and scholar originally from Israel and currently based in Australia. He talked to Babbel about strategies for linguistic revitalization and the political issues surrounding linguistic change and preservation.