Top 100 Language Lovers 2016

Once again we are proud to announce that the exciting Top 100 Language Lovers competition has reached the finish line. The hunt for the best language blogs, Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and YouTube channels was intense, and this year around a thousand nominees took part in this worldwide competition. The topics spanned from the best practices and techniques for language learning to insiders’ tips from language professionals. Whether you are learning Chinese, are interested in Russian philology, want to watch a video about Italian pronunciation, need some basic French sentences for your next holiday, or want to master German spelling, our selection of language online media will satisfy your curiosity. The internal ranking process carried out by and Lexiophiles was not a piece of cake. Indeed, so many great language resources took part in the nomination phase and preselecting the top 100 for the voting phase was harder than expected. Not only were we glad to see all the familiar faces taking part in the contest again, but also to welcome all the new Language Lovers to spread the love for languages. The prizes for the top ten Language Lovers 2016 are offered by Babbel and ICONSPEAK. Both our partners are dedicated to innovate language learning and break communication barriers between people from all over the world. Once again, we were happy to receive so many votes, thank you! and Lexiophiles are now ready to unveil the results, are you ready? Below you can find the ranking of the very best language learning blogs, language professionals blogs, Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, YouTube channels. Do not forget to become acquainted with the results from the previous years’ competitions too: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Make sure to check out the Top 100 for each category as well:

  • 1. Learn Dutch with Bart de Pau

    Videos to learn Dutch with the focus on vocabulary, proverbs and false friends.

  • 2. Língua Portuguesa

    Facebook page devoted to spreading the Portuguese language.

  • 3. LightSpeed Spanish

    This English/Spanish couple provides 10-minute video lessons for Spanish learners, ranging from absolute beginners to advanced speakers

  • 4. Circa Lingua

    Blog about linguistic strategies for business development. It's focused on how to use languages in marketing and business to increase sales and develop internationalization strategies.

  • 5. Learn-German-Easily

    Learn German in a fun way. I have German lessons, German jokes, short stories and I will teach you to speak German fluently with my audio lessons.

  • 6. Talk in French

    Learn French with Frédéric's articles and videos

  • 7. Terminologia etc.

    The blogger is an Italian terminologist and localization specialist. Terminologia etc. is her personal blog on terminology, translation, localization and anything language-related that attracts her attention.

  • 8. German should be fun

    I tweet in English and the German translation just 5 minutes later. Verstehst du meine deutschen Tweets?

  • 9. Keep Smiling Blog

    Keep Smiling English has the sole purpose of contributing to the world of English Language Teaching.

  • 10. Russificate

    Russificate is one of the leading Facebook pages for Russian learners of all levels. Exercises, quizzes, tests, songs and other interesting materials are posted daily. The author of the page is a professional Russian language teacher.

Thanks to everyone that wrote, nominated and voted for these blogs! We hope to see you back on Lexiophiles soon, and look forward to seeing your contributions to the dictionaries.