Author Archives: Shannon Kennedy



Shannon Kennedy

I’m a language lover, traveler and musician sharing my adventures and language learning tips over at Eurolinguiste.

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6 Cues Adult Language Learners Should Take From Children
in Eurolinguiste

6 Cues Adult Language Learners Should Take From Children

Today I’m excited to share a guest post by Paul Mains from Language Trainers on cues adult language learners should take from children. I think he has some valid points in this article on why children are often more successful language learners than we are as adult and he presents some interesting ways to re-evaluate our learning.   6 Cues Adult Language Learners Should Take...

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16 Mar 2015
My Favorite Travel & Language Learning Tips This Month
in Language Resources, Travel

My Favorite Travel & Language Learning Tips This Month

Last month I did my first travel & language learning tips roundup and asked if you wanted me to continue sharing my favorite travel and language posts. The answer was a resounding “yes” and so today I’d like to share my favorite articles for the month of March. Here is this month’s collection of resources for language learning and travel from around the web. Language...

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12 Mar 2015
Learning Tones with WaiChinese | A Review
in Language Resources

Learning Tones with WaiChinese | A Review

In my opinion, tones are one of the (if not the) most difficult aspect of learning Mandarin Chinese. Even after close to a year of study, they are still something that I struggle with as a language learner. Without a private teacher or language exchange partners (who sometimes let your pronunciation slide), there’s really no good way of knowing whether or not you’re correctly pronouncing...

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09 Mar 2015
February Instagram Language Challenge
in Language Resources

February Instagram Language Challenge

The last few months, the talented blogger and language learner, Lindsay Dow, over at Lindsay Does Languages has hosted the #IGLC, a challenge to help her fellow language lovers improve their languages by using prompts. This was my second month participating, and I decided to up the challenge for February, opting to record videos (in both Croatian AND Mandarin – eek) this month as opposed...

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05 Mar 2015
March Goals // Weekly Wishes
in Eurolinguiste

March Goals // Weekly Wishes

This post was created as part of The Nectar Collective linkup. It is now March – the last month of HSK Level 1 prep for me and I am feeling the pressure! I just finished writing my second book, “30 Days to a Better Music Brand.” It will be available on March 9th and I can’t wait! My March Goals // Weekly Wishes Last Month’s Goals Stretch...

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02 Mar 2015
Doors & Doorways in Paris France
in Travel

Doors & Doorways in Paris France

As I have had the opportunity to travel, I have found that my eye is drawn towards certain things. I love architecture and my memory cards are often filled with more photos of buildings than they are of people or nature each time I travel. More often than not, I end up with dozens of photos of doors and doorways. I feel like doors can...

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27 Feb 2015
Scuba Diving a Shipwreck in the Caribbean
in Travel

Scuba Diving a Shipwreck in the Caribbean

Until my first semester of college, I was convinced that I would study marine biology. In fact, it was even why I had chosen the college that I went to for my undergraduate degree. When I auditioned for the music program and received a scholarship, however, I changed my major at the last moment and the plans I had “created” for my life at the...

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18 Feb 2015
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