Language Learning Tips from Drops

Go on a language-learning adventure with Drops and Garfield!

May 24, 2024

Discover our new learning mode, Drops Stories, with our first adventure inspired by “The Garfield Movie”

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Introducing Audio Mode: The New Way to Learn a Language

April 4, 2024

Elevate your language learning with Drops' Audio Mode, the new language learning tool for busy learners. Master languages hands-free during any activity.

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How to Learn Brazilian Portuguese: Easy Tips

March 20, 2024

Language Learning tips: 1. Watch Brazilian Portuguese Films. 2. Use Language Learning Apps. 3. Practice Brazilian Portuguese with Natives.

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10 Words You Need to Know to Celebrate Ramadan

March 12, 2024

Discover 10 Key Terms Related to Ramadan with Language Drops

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Celebrate the Empowerment of Women with Drops

March 8, 2024

Meet the inspiring women behind our latest International Women’s Day challenge.

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3 Proven Tips to Learn Irish Gaelic (and Some Fun Facts!)

March 7, 2024

Learn Irish with Language Drops! Expand your vocabulary and learn language the fun way with Drops now!

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5 Tips for Writing a Love Letter in Another Language

February 9, 2024

Whether you're writing a Valentine's letter to a partner, friend or family member, Drops has the words you need.

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How to Learn Portuguese: An Easy Guide for Beginners

February 7, 2024

11 Tips on How to Learn Portuguese · 1. Start with the basics · 2. Surround Yourself with Portuguese Content · 3. Use Language Apps.

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American Football 101: A Beginner's Guide to the Big Game

February 1, 2024

From understanding key terms to knowing all about the playoffs, halftime show and celebration, this guide has got you covered.

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Lunar New Year Traditions

January 31, 2024

Read about Lunar New Year traditions and then check out the Drops language learning app to learn Chinese characters and more unique culture facts.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Lunar New Year

January 31, 2024

Read about Lunar New Year traditions and then check out the Drops language learning app to learn Chinese characters and more unique culture facts.

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What Type of Language Learner Are You According to your Zodiac Sign?

January 31, 2024

Let’s take a closer look at how your zodiac sign could reflect your language learning style…

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100 Most Common Korean Phrases and Words to Learn

December 22, 2023

Common Korean phrases for everyday life: Hello - 안녕하세요 (annyeonghaseyo), Excuse me - 잠시만요 (jamsimanyo) and many more.

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Drops Journal: Your Language Learning Stats 2023

December 8, 2023

Learn how Drops celebrates your language learning achievements by measuring and tracking your learning progress throughout the year

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How to Say “Thank You” in Different Languages

November 21, 2023

20 Ways to Say Thank You in Different Languages Around the World; 1. Spanish. Gracias (Thank you) ; 2. French. Merci (Thank you) ; 3. Italian. Grazie (Thank

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Set Sail on Your Language Learning Adventure with Drops' New Feature!

November 10, 2023

Sail through language learning with Drops' Language Voyage! Personalized paths, diverse topics, and challenging gameplay. Start your adventure now!

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How to Study Korean for Beginners: Easy Guide with 11 Tips

November 8, 2023

How to study Korean for beginners? We share 11 easy tips and proven ways to learn Korean for beginners from scratch. Find out how to learn Korean fast.

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Common Italian Phrases: Top 45 Key Italian Travel Phrases

November 2, 2023

Start learning the most common Italian Phrases: per favore, please ; grazie, thank you ; prego, you're welcome ; scusa, excuse me (informal).

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Celebrate Hangul Day With Drops

October 9, 2023

Learn about what makes Hangul, the Korean alphabet unique. Read about the history of Hangul Day, celebrated in October 9th, and learn words and phrases specif

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A Drops Celebration: 50 Languages, Infinite Potential

September 21, 2023

Drops celebrates 50 languages, infinite possibilities! Discover inspiring language stories from our community and join our Big 50 Challenge.

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How to Learn Japanese in 6 Easy Steps: Guide for Beginners

September 18, 2023

How to learn Japanese for beginners? We share proven tips and the best ways to learn Japanese for beginners from scratch. Find out how to learn Japanese fast.

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41+ Common Portuguese Phrases for Everyday Life and Travel

September 18, 2023

Find out what are the useful and basic Portuguese phrases for tourists! Olá: Hello, Por favor: Please, Obrigado/a: Thank you; Desculpe: Excuse me / I'm sorry.

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Exploring the Cultural Treasures Through Catalan: Your Path with Drops Language Learning

September 11, 2023

Discover the joys of learning Catalan with Drops. Unlock cultural treasures through visual marvels, native pronunciation, fostering an immersive journey.

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How to Learn a New Language

August 14, 2023

Discover 10+1 supper effective ways to learn a new language with our practical tips and tricks.

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How to Learn a Language Fast

August 14, 2023

Learn a new language fast with these 8 tips and the Drops Language Learning app. Discover immersive techniques, set achievable goals, embrace mistakes, and le

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Optimizing Language Acquisition: How Long Does It Take to Learn a New Language?

July 18, 2023

Uncover factors impacting language learning time: motivation, immersion, difficulty, strategies. Discover Drops app for efficient learning.

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How to Learn a New Language on Your Own

July 18, 2023

Start to learn a new language on your own! Kickstart your journey with practical tips for learning a foreign language independently.

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Cultural Dos and Don’ts for Travelers

July 13, 2023

Get language, etiquette, and food related tips from locals and long time expats so you can travel like a pro in summer of 2023.

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5 tips for Traveling in Italy: Tips & Travel Phrases

July 12, 2023

Discover essential things to know before traveling to Italy, basic Italian phrases & must dos in Italy in this ultimate guide.

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Continue Your Learning Journey With New Drops Units

July 6, 2023

Discover how new learning units work within the Drops language learning app.

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Introducing Drops Units: Curated Language Lessons for Everyone

July 6, 2023

Start your language learning journey in 50 languages with Drops Units. Navigate relevant vocabulary and dive into cultural insights. Download now!

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Welcome to Your Brand New Home

July 6, 2023

Discover Drops' new Home Screen - a personalized learning experience for more enjoyable and effective language learning.

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How to Celebrate Pride Wherever You Are

June 19, 2023

Learn how to celebrate Pride Month and support the LGBTQ+ community wherever you are, expand your vocabulary of Pride words to join any global Pride festival!

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Celebrate Pride Month with Drops │ Name Our Characters

June 2, 2023

We all know and love our iconic Drops characters, but did you know they have names? Well, some of them do… Join Pride festival activities and celebrate Pride!

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Why We Don't Change the Drops Logo for Pride Month

June 1, 2023

This pride month (and always) Drops is celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community with new language lessons in 37 languages, on social media, and here on our blog.

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9 Proven tips to Learn the Galician Language with Language Drops

May 24, 2023

Learn to speak Galician with Drops! Start here if you're planning a trip to Galicia, in north-western Spain or want to learn a new Romance language.

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Keep Your Language Learning Streak Alive with Streak Rescue | Language Drops

May 23, 2023

Introducing Streak Rescue, the new feature from Language Drops that helps users maintain their language learning streaks.

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Introducing the Drops’ Explore Tab

May 19, 2023

Take your language learning to the next level with Drops’ new Explore tab. Search for words and topics, browse categories, and access review tools all in one

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Why You Should Learn the Galician Language with Drops

May 17, 2023

Learn to speak Galician with Drops! Start here if you're planning a trip to Galicia, in north-western Spain or want to learn a new Romance language.

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Introducing Quiz Mode: A Fun Way to Review Your Vocabulary in Drops

April 17, 2023

Discover a new way to memorize vocabulary in 50+ languages with Quiz Mode from Drops language learning games.

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Can a Language Learning App Be Carbon Compensated? (Hint: Yes)

April 14, 2023

Drops language learning app commits to becoming a carbon-compensated app with the help of ClimatePartner, taking steps to protect the environment.

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Meet 8 Ukrainians Who Are Learning a Language with Drops

March 21, 2023

Learn more about how Drops is supporting Ukrainian refugees to overcome language barriers. What is happening with Ukrainian language learning on Drops?

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5 Learners on Why They're Studying Ukrainian with Drops

March 21, 2023

Learn Ukrainian for free with Language Drops. Learn more about how Drops is supporting Ukrainian refugees to overcome language barriers.

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10 Reasons Why People Learn Endangered Languages with Drops

March 20, 2023

Learn Ainu, Hawaiian, Samoan and te reo Māori for free with Language Drops. Learn more about how Drops is helping keep endangered languages alive.

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Meet the Learners Studying Irish Gaelic with Drops

March 14, 2023

Discover the Magic of Irish Gaelic with Language Drops. We asked our users why they're learning Irish Gaelic with Drops.

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Top 5 Irish Gaelic Slang Words You Need to Know

March 6, 2023

Discover the top 5 must-know Irish slang words with Language Drops and start learning Irish today!

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How to Learn Irish Gaelic with Language Drops

March 1, 2023

Learn to speak Irish with Language Drops! Join us in preserving and revitalizing this endangered language.

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Cómo aprender gaélico irlandés con Language Drops

March 1, 2023

¡Aprende a hablar irlandés con Language Drops! Únete a nosotros y ayúdanos a preservar y revitalizar esta lengua en peligro de extinción.

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Apprenez l’irlandais avec votre appli linguistique Drops

March 1, 2023

Apprenez l’irlandais avec l’application Drops ! Œuvrez à nos côtés à la préservation et à la revitalisation de cette langue en voie de disparition.

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The Value of Giving Your Employees Language Learning Training

February 13, 2023

Learn why corporate language training with Drops at Work is one of the best benefits you can provide your employees.

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Reasons to Start Learning the Romanian Language Today | Drops

February 6, 2023

Learn to speak Romanian with Language Drops! Start here if you’re planning a trip to Romania or want to learn a new romance language.

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5 причин почати вивчати румунську мову вже сьогодні | Drops

February 6, 2023

Вивчай румунську з Language Drops! Почни зараз, якщо плануєш поїздку до Румунії або хочеш вивчити нову романську мову.

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5 ok, amiért még ma érdemes elkezdened románul tanulni | Drops

February 6, 2023

Tanulj románul a Dropsszal! Kezdd a tanulást velünk, ha romániai utazást tervezel vagy egy további újlatin nyelvet tanulnál.

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5 razones para empezar a aprender rumano hoy mismo | Drops

February 6, 2023

¡Aprende a hablar rumano con Drops! Comienza aquí si estás planeando un viaje a Rumanía o quieres aprender una nueva lengua románica.

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5 gute Gründe, noch heute damit zu beginnen, die rumänische Sprache zu lernen | Drops

February 6, 2023

Erlerne mit Language Drops die rumänische Sprache! Beginne hier, wenn du eine Reise nach Rumänien planst oder eine neue omanische Sprache lernen möchtest.

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Test your language knowledge this Christmas

December 19, 2022

Identity the languages from different clips of festive movies and movie posters.

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5 Tips To Achieve Your Language Learning New Years Resolution in 2023

December 19, 2022

Let Drops language learning give you a leg up with your New Year's Resolution in 2023 with some language learning pro tips.

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6 December Holiday Traditions From Around the World To Inspire You This Winter

December 8, 2022

This Holiday season, learn a language the fun and easy way with Drops language learning games.

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Holiday Songs in 4 Different Languages

December 7, 2022

With Drops language learning you can learn Spanish, Korean, French, and much more the fun and easy way. Start with getting in the holiday spirit with festive

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Halloween Movies in Different Languages

October 20, 2022

Did you know you can get in the Halloween mood while practicing a language? Watching a movie in the language you're learning is an effective way to practice!

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¿Como Se Dice En Español? How Do You Say That in Spanish? Part Two

October 12, 2022

The Drops Language Learning app has separate courses for Mexican Spanish and Castilian (Spanish from Spain). Mexican Spanish uses words in a way they wouldn’t

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¿Como Se Dice En Español? How Do You Say That in Spanish? Part One

September 28, 2022

Learn how to say both useful and random words in Spanish in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Whether you’re traveling to Mexico or another Latin American cou

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Why do we have separate courses for Mexican Spanish and Spanish from Spain?

September 28, 2022

The Drops Language Learning app has separate courses for Mexican Spanish and Castilian (Spanish from Spain). Mexican Spanish uses words in a way they wouldn’t

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Why Learn With Drops Challenges?

September 14, 2022

Read about why challenges are helpful when you’re building a learning habit, and learn more about all-new Drops Challenges.

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Why Should We Care About Endangered Languages?

September 13, 2022

Learn about te reo Māori week in New Zealand, and other endangered languages you can help preserve with Drops.

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Drops x UKRAINEPRIDE

August 31, 2022

Language Drops collaborates with Ukraine Pride on September 1st, the Ukrainian Day of Knowledge to grow our Ukrainian language course.

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Honor Ukrainian culture on Ukrainian Independence Day

August 24, 2022

See how Drops Language Learning is working to honor Ukrainian language and culture on August 24, 2022 - Ukraine's Independence Day.

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Unique Ice Cream Orders to Get While Traveling

June 21, 2022

Let every day this summer be ice cream day with unique flavors you won't find back home. Once you've picked your flavor, learn how to order it with Drops!

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European Train Travel Tips

June 17, 2022

Get exclusive insider tips on train travel in Germany, Spain, and France, and learn why the Drops language app could turn into your favorite travel companion.

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Why Drops Is The Ultimate Travel Essential

June 14, 2022

Learn how to easily access the words you need to make your summer travels smoother than ever before with our effective and fun language learning games.

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So how can I speak Hebrew in a non-binary way?! A Quick Guide for Drops Users

Learn how to speak Hebrew in a non-binary way. Drops has teamed up with the Non-Binary Hebrew Project for our pride collection of LGBTQ+ vocabulary.

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How Drops is Showing Pride

May 27, 2022

Learn more about what the Drops Language Learning app is doing internally to drive LGBTQ+ education and celebration forward.

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Meet Sam! Inclusion in our Illustrations

May 27, 2022

One of our company initiatives is to make sure our characters are as diverse as our learners. Read about our LGBTQ+ representation at Drops and how relatabil

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Introducing our Ukrainian Language Course

April 21, 2022

Learn Ukrainian for free with Drops! This course was added to help Ukrainian refugees overcome language barriers and to preserve their language and culture.

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Is it Possible to Learn Language with Apps?

October 21, 2021

Are apps an effective tool for learning a new language? Which language learning apps are the best available?

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Ask the Polyglot Episode 13:

October 21, 2021

Join Drops' Resident Polyglot and Language Expert as she answers your language learning questions in this thirteenth episode of "Ask the Polyglot".

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Heading Back into the Office? Take Workplace Talk with You

October 14, 2021

Learn the vocabulary you need to succeed in the workplace in another language. Workplace Talk from Drops teaches you essential words & phrases to use at work.

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3 Tips for Choosing a Tutor for Learning a New Language Online

October 7, 2021

Looking for a language tutor? Finding a language tutor who is the right fit can be tough. Here are 3 tips to help you find the right language teacher for you.

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How to Use Flashcards to Introduce New Words

September 29, 2021

Having trouble remembering words in a new language? Flashcards are an effective tool to help you recall new vocabulary in another language. Here's how.

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Get Ready to Go Back to School: 5 Tips for Foreign Language Prep for the New School Year

September 23, 2021

Learning a new language at school? Here are five things you can do to get school-ready in your language studies.

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How to Effectively Study Chinese: Learning Chinese Doesn't Have to be Scary

September 16, 2021

Five tips for filtering through resources and learning tips for Chinese to optimize your Chinese language learning.

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Exciting New Updates Have Drops-ed

September 9, 2021

The biggest update from Drops ever! Includes: play with friends, a new look, and new content -- Workplace Talk.

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How to Find Your Own Spanish Writing Style

September 6, 2021

Want to improve your Spanish writing skills? Here are several tips to help you develop your own writing style in the Spanish language.

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Where to Travel During COVID and Tips to Stay Healthy!

September 2, 2021

Learn how to stay safe as travel begins to open back up with suggestions for staying healthy as well as with relevant vocabulary in other languages.

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5 Fun Games You Can Play to Learn a Language Efficiently

August 23, 2021

Language learning can be fun, especially if you incorporate play into your routine. Discover 5 games you can play to learn a new language.

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Summer Mode On! 5 Ways to Enjoy Learning and Summer Fun with Drops

August 19, 2021

Learn how to talk about your favorite summer activities in another language. Learn words related to sports, camping, and visiting the beach.

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60 Essential German Travel Phrases

August 12, 2021

A collection of key German phrases you need to travel around Germany. Learn to order at restaurants, ask for directions, check in to your hotel, and more.

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10 Podcasts to Help You Learn a New Language

August 5, 2021

Learning a new language and looking for a podcast to support your studies? Here's a list of 10 podcasts for language learners.

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A List of Spanish-Speaking Countries and How Many People Speak the Language

August 4, 2021

Wondering how many people speak Spanish around the world and where Spanish is spoken? This post answers your questions about Spanish.

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8 Ways Writing Can Help You Learn a Language

July 29, 2021

Picking up a language is definitely a skill and the best way to do it is to maintain a balance. Writing may be the magic key to learning a new language.

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Capitalization in German

July 26, 2021

Are you learning German? Have you wondered what its capitalization rules are? In this article, we answer your German capitalization questions.

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How to Talk About Competitive Sports in Another Language

July 22, 2021

Learn how to discuss competitive sports in 45+ languages, English sports metaphors, how to cheer your team on in a new language, and other sports words.

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Goodbye in Japanese: 9 Ways to Say Bye in Japanese

July 15, 2021

How do you say goodbye in Japanese? Learning how to say goodbye in Japanese is a must if you’re starting out with the language so you can wrap up your chats.

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Test Your Knowledge of Spanish & Mexican Culture

July 8, 2021

Learning Spanish? Test your knowledge of the Spanish language basics and Mexican culture! 

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The 3 W’s and the 3 R’s: Tips from Memory Champion Yänjaa Wintersoul

July 1, 2021

Systems are a proven way to effectively learn a language. And Memory Champion Yänjaa Wintersoul has two she’s found to be effective. Here's what they are.

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Why It's Important To Learn a Foreign Language in College

June 24, 2021

Knowing foreign languages can be a great advantage for your academic and professional career. Here's why you should learn a language as a college student.

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Multilingualism in the Classroom

June 10, 2021

The world is getting much more multilingual each year. And in this article, we look at the impact of multilingualism in the classroom.

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New Languages, New Continent! Learn Yoruba, Igbo, and Swahili with Drops

June 3, 2021

We've added three new languages to Drops! You can now learn Swahili, learn Igbo or learn Yoruba with our fun, immersive play.

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10 Useful Techniques to Help Students Memorize New Vocabulary

May 27, 2021

Struggling to remember the words you've learned? Here are 10 things you can do to master vocabulary in any language.

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Ask the Polyglot Episode 12: What's the best way to learn a language when no one near you knows it?

May 20, 2021

Join Drops' Resident Polyglot and Language Expert as she answers your language learning questions in the twelfth episode of "Ask the Polyglot".

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