Babbel.com on the Red Carpet: Free online language learning exercises for film fans in time for the Academy Awards
|Pressemitteilung von: Babbel.com|
(openPR) - Berlin, February 20, 2009: This weekend, from glamorous Oscar viewing parties all over the world to the fan's section along the red carpet, people are talking about movies. Babbel.com (babbel.com), the interactive language learning website, now offers exercises with all the right words and phrases to fight off the paparazzi or ask a nominee for their autograph.|
With a variety of playful vocabulary packages, film fans can learn to gossip about their favorite stars or wager on who will take home a statue. For anyone who wants to discuss what the critics are saying about "Benjamin Buttons" in English, whether "The Baader Meinhof Complex" will take Best Foreign Language film in German, what label Kate Winslet will be wearing in French, or who Penélope Cruz is dating in Spanish, a special Oscar-themed writing exercise -- which is corrected and commented by other Babbel users -- is the forum
Boasting an interactive community of over 200,000 users worldwide, Babbel.com gives film buffs from Hollywood to Bollywood, from Cannes to the Berlinale, the chance to meet and practice in five different languages with native speakers, for free.
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Babbel (www.babbel.com) offers the opportunity for anyone to learn languages for free online. Since January, 2008, around 200,000 users have registered. The company behind Babbel, Lesson Nine GmbH, is located in multi-cultural Berlin and was founded in 2007 by Lorenz Heine (35), Markus Witte (38), Toine Diepstraten (33) and Thomas Holl (33). Beforehand these four worked for the audio software company, Native Instruments, which Heine had co-founded. Babbel.com received an investment from Kizoo AG and VC Fonds Berlin in the summer of 2008. The Babbel Team consists currently of ten full-time employees and over ten freelancers.
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