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Shannon Kennedy

I'm a language lover, traveler and musician sharing my adventures and language learning tips over at Eurolinguiste. Join me on Facebook for daily language learning and travel tips!

A History of East Asia Book Review | Language Reading Challenge
in Culture & History, Language Resources

A History of East Asia Book Review | Language Reading Challenge

Welcome to the seventh official Language Reading Challenge Update and Linkup! As a quick recap, you can check out the previous months’ challenges here: January // Book about the culture of the area you’re studying February // Book in your target language March // Travel book or travelogue related to region that uses the language you’re studying April // Book about the language that you’re learning...

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04 Aug 2016
9 Interesting Facts About Korean Culture
in Culture & Cuisine, Culture & History

9 Interesting Facts About Korean Culture

I truly honestly believe that learning a bit about the culture(s) of the language(s) that you’re studying can go a long way in helping you to feel more attached to the language. Earlier, I discussed the importance of sociolinguistics – how culture ties into language – and to continue that conversation, I’d like to share culture guides for various countries around the world to help...

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25 Jul 2016
Visiting the Great Wall of China
in Travel

Visiting the Great Wall of China

A trip to 北京 Beijing, China wouldn’t be complete without going to see the 长城, the Great Wall. It’s certainly worthy of all the attention it deserves, and it is definitely worth spending a day 爬 climbing it. Like most other attractions in China, however, the Great Wall is often packed with tourists, especially during the weekends and holidays. About the Great Wall The Great...

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21 Jul 2016
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