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!

March Instagram Language Challenge
in Culture & History, Language Resources

March Instagram Language Challenge

These past 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 third month participating, and I decided to once again alter just how I took part in the challenge. The first month I posted images with new-to-me vocabulary. The second I recorded short...

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09 Apr 2015
April Language Learning Strategies & Update | Weekly Wishes
in Language Resources

April Language Learning Strategies & Update | Weekly Wishes

It’s time for my monthly language learning strategies update and I’ve decided to combine it with the monthly goal post I share as a part of Weekly Wishes. Due to the transition I mentioned earlier, I think it makes sense to combine the two since both posts are goal based. This post was created as part of The Nectar Collective linkup. Friends! It’s April which means that...

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06 Apr 2015
Solvang | A Danish Village in California
in Travel

Solvang | A Danish Village in California

On our trip back from Monterey we kept noticing signs for Solvang, and decided to stop out of curiosity. It was definitely worth the detour! Solvang, which is Danish for “sunny fields,” is a small town in Santa Barbara County, California. It’s tucked away in the Santa Ynez Valley and it is only 2.4 square miles. The town features Danish style architecture, several wine tasting...

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31 Mar 2015
A Review of Flashsticks + 9 Fun Ways to Use Them
in Language Resources

A Review of Flashsticks + 9 Fun Ways to Use Them

If there weren’t already existing flashcard decks on applications such as Memrise and Anki, I probably wouldn’t bother to study with flashcards which is a shame because flashcards can be a great way to retain and refresh vocabulary in a new language. I still have blank notecards left over from high school, but I’ve never gotten around to sitting down and writing useful vocabulary on...

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23 Mar 2015
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
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