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Pancake day around the world languages Feb 16, 2021

Who doesn’t love a pancake? Whether you’re a savoury or sweet pancake-lover, ‘Pancake Day’ is celebrated around the world...

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Everyone is a linguist! language acquisition linguistics Feb 08, 2021

Over my 20 years as a languages teacher, and the last ten years running Babel Babies, I've heard countless adults tell me they are 'rubbish at...

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Learning languages: the earlier the better? child development language acquisition Nov 20, 2020

I often hear people saying 'the earlier the better' when it comes to learning languages. But it's a more complex issue that needs some unpacking,...

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Multilingual is Normal Book babel books language acquisition languages resources Sep 23, 2020

We did it! We published the Multilingual is Normal book, an anthology of sixty voices, talking about talking, in just one month from launch on 10th...

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Multilingual is Normal babel babies Jul 09, 2020

Don't you love hearing about how people got hooked on languages? About the funny times when words went wrong, the little moments when it was pure...

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Ancora Imparo babel babies Jun 18, 2020

I am still learning.

I quote this all the time (it’s attributed to Michaelangelo, who apparently wrote it on a sketch when he was 87 years...

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Babelathon babel babies May 09, 2020

Babel Babies is reading, quizzing and singing for local hospitals because they are doing such amazing work for our community!

This Bank Holiday...

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The Gift of Languages language acquisition languages linguistics Jan 13, 2020

As I write this in a café whilst on a post-Christmas holiday in Paris, I’m listening to my three children play with the words on the...

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The Future of Communication babel babies Dec 03, 2019

The future of communication is never certain, and we can’t just ignore the fact that phones and screen of all kinds are here to stay....

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A new chapter for language education. babel babies Nov 02, 2019

From January 2020, we will be taking a little sabbatical from running weekly Babel Babies and Bambinos sessions in Bristol and Cheltenham. It has...

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Best Children's Business! babel babies May 25, 2019

This week Babel Babies won the prestigious Muddy Stilettos Award for Best Children's Business in Gloucestershire.

We are über the mond to say...

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International Day of Multilingualism languages Mar 25, 2019

Some days you just get up, get dressed and just about keep things ticking over. Other days you get up and organise the first ever International Day...

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