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Steph Koyfman - Babbel Magazine

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Steph Koyfman
Steph is a writer, lindy hopper, and astrologer. She’s also a language enthusiast who grew up bilingual and had an early love affair with books. She has mostly proved herself as a New Yorker, and she can introduce herself in Swedish thanks to Babbel. She also speaks Russian and Spanish, but she’s a little rusty on those fronts.
Articles by Steph
The 4 Most Common Misconceptions About Online Language Classes

The 4 Most Common Misconceptions About Online Language Classes

Whoever you are, and whatever educational background you hail from, you probably have some unconscious biases around online learning. Let’s unpack them.
Useful German Phrases To Fix And Avoid Mistakes

Useful German Phrases To Fix And Avoid Mistakes

Mistakes are inevitable in a new language. Knowing these phrases will help it feel like less of a big deal.
Italian Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Italian Basics: Resources For Language Learners

Everything we’ve ever written about Italian, all in one place.
Useful French Phrases To Fix And Avoid Mistakes

Useful French Phrases To Fix And Avoid Mistakes

Sometimes, you just have to know how to admit that you don’t know what you don’t know.
23 Reasons To Learn A New Language In 2023

23 Reasons To Learn A New Language In 2023

You know you want this to be your resolution this year. Not sure if you do? Here are 23 solid arguments that’ll win you over.
The Most Mispronounced Words Of 2022, Revealed

The Most Mispronounced Words Of 2022, Revealed

Newscasters struggled to pronounce the viral “negroni sbagliato” cocktail.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

How did the Sloppy Joe, hoagie and hot dog get their names?
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 33 Norwegian Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 33 Norwegian Phrases You Need To Know

Before you board that plane to Oslo, make sure you commit at least a couple of these to memory.
How To Compliment Someone In Danish

How To Compliment Someone In Danish

It’s nice to be nice sometimes.