Babbel Challenge 2018

Help us shape the future of language learning.

Change the future of 

language learning


Are you a developer based in Europe? Is your talent serving things that matter to you? At Babbel, we're committed in building bridges between people, cultures and aspirations; to bring forward more curiosity and more empathy. With over 600 people from 53 nationalities working together in Berlin and NYC, we've built the world's top-grossing language-learning app, driven by the vision of everyone learning languages. And guess what? That mission needs you! 


Take up the Challenge
...and win a trip to New York

Babbel’s classic product makes digital language-learning possible through a number of trainer functions that teach users language concepts through text, images, and audio (please find examples in the “Trainers” section).

This challenge is your invitation to build a trainer with your unique fingerprint, showcasing your own design intuition and technical creativity. Help us shape the future of language learning! Reinvent language-learning in the digital space, and connect people to new worlds and new experiences through the journey a new language offers!

Prizes

  • 1st

    XMAS trip to NYC for 2
  • 2/10

    1 year of Babbel
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1st

XMAS trip to NYC for 2

Win a week in New York for two including flights worth about 5.000 euros!

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2/10

1 year of Babbel

Teams ranked from 2nd to 10th place will win a 12 months Babbel subscription for all languages, worth 99 euros each!

A few topics for inspiration:

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Learn that Tune

Some people learn better when the lesson is in the form of a song. A trainer that incorporates song lyrics could help our learners retain information better.

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Accessibility++

Finding new ways to allow our trainers to be accessible (e.g. by the blind or deaf) would ensure that EVERYONE is learning languages.

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Teach the Teacher

Can you teach a computer to speak a language? Can you teach it to teach you?

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Virtual Learning

Being able to learn how to speak virtually using everyday situations (like ordering at a restaurant) would allow our learners to get the right help at the right time.

Discover Babbel's product 

...helping more than 1 million people speak a new language


 




Feel free to ask if you need more technical insight.
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Oct. 2018

FINAL EVENT

Pitches from finalists, award ceremony and celebration in Berlin!
Finalists' travel expenses will be covered up to 250€ per person (500€ per team).

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