Author Archives: Shannon Kennedy



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!

Doors in Beijing, China
in Travel

Doors in Beijing, China

Whenever I travel, one of the things that most catches my eyes are the doors and doorways I come across. And in Beijing, China, there were so many beautiful doors and doorways that I found myself with my 照相机 (zhàoxiàngjī) camera constantly at the ready. I noticed that many of these 门 (mén) doors were painted 红色 (hóngsé) red. In China, red is an auspicious...

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07 Jul 2016
Fluent Forever Review | Language Reading Challenge
in Language Resources

Fluent Forever Review | Language Reading Challenge

Welcome to the sixth 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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05 Jul 2016
Street Foods in Beijing
in Culture & Cuisine

Street Foods in Beijing

Food is seriously one of my favourite things about travel. I love trying out new dishes and snacks whenever I’m abroad (and even when I go on a local adventure near home). While I was in China, there were so many opportunities for me to try out different cuisines, street foods and snacks and I eagerly took every opportunity my stomach allowed (I can only...

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30 Jun 2016
A Review of Zizzle | An Engaging App for Learning Chinese Characters
in Eurolinguiste

A Review of Zizzle | An Engaging App for Learning Chinese Characters

When it comes to studying Chinese, learning characters can easily become one of the more daunting tasks. Especially when you compare it to the writing systems of other languages like Russian or Korean where you only need to learn to read a new alphabet compared to the hundreds or even thousands of characters one must memorize to achieve reading fluency in Chinese. So how can...

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27 Jun 2016
Why Phrasebooks Are a Must Have for Language Learners + My Top 5 Phrasebook Recommendations
in Language Resources

Why Phrasebooks Are a Must Have for Language Learners + My Top 5 Phrasebook Recommendations

I often talk about time management and how it’s quite possible to squeeze a bit of daily language study into our already busy daily schedules. And while I’ve suggested methods and resources that you can use to do this, I want to spend a moment to focus on one particular tool that I’ve found incredibly helpful as a busy language learner both when I’m on...

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20 Jun 2016
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