Languages that have been saved

Thank You

Extinction is currently threatening to many languages and even more languages simply don’t exist anymore. While it’s sad to know that some languages are no longer being passed down from one generation to the next, there are also happier stories. The ones that were saved after the number of speakers had decreased dramatically to a […]

“I speak two languages, Body and English.” – Mae West.


“I speak two languages, Body and English.”  – Mae West. It’s no secret that at busuu we love to speak languages – but what is really being communicated by what we don’t say? Practising your grammar and vocabulary is without doubt very important, but being aware of what your body is saying can really make […]

Crazy New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world

The Italians bring in the New Year with red underwear, the Spaniards with grapes, the Scots with a fruitcake and a piece of coal: all of these customs are said to bring good luck. The online language learning community at has been exploring traditional and unusual New Year’s customs from countries where the world’s […]

Halloween 101 from the busuu team

Are you ready for the day that marks the single night in the year when, according to old Celtic beliefs, spirits and the dead can cross over into the world of the living? We will help you a little bit to be prepared for this great festivity. Oh! Be sure to share with us your […]