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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!

Photos of Giant’s Ring in Northern Ireland Ireland
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Photos of Giant’s Ring in Northern Ireland Ireland

One of the great things about living in Europe is that you don’t have to travel too far from home to see some pretty amazing things. While living in Belfast, I went on a walk one afternoon with a few friends and we visited Giant’s Ring, a henge monument in Belfast. The monument is said to have been built 2700 BC during the Neolithic Period....

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18 Nov 2013
The 13th Warrior, Mythology, Film and Language
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The 13th Warrior, Mythology, Film and Language

A while back, I re-read Edith Hamilton’s Mythology – a classic, of course. I’m actually quite glad that I read it again, finishing it exactly when I did because immediately after, by coincidence, I watched The 13th Warrior. Mythology had a brief introduction to Norse Mythology, and I had a better understanding of the characters in the movie as a result of reading the book...

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14 Nov 2013
How I Became Eurolinguiste | A Post in French
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How I Became Eurolinguiste | A Post in French

Bon, voilà quoi – j’ai enfin décidé d’écrire un article en français. Je discute souvent des langues et des façons de définir le bilinguisme, mais je ne l’ai jamais fait dans une langue autre que l’anglais. J’espère donc que vous apprécierez mon histoire sur comment je suis devenu Eurolinguiste. Quand j’avais onze ans, j’ai commencé à apprendre ma deuxième langue. En fait, c’était ma troisième...

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11 Nov 2013
2013 End of Year Goals
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2013 End of Year Goals

I wanted to get a jump start on a few of my goals for this next year, so I decided to map out a few things that I’d love to do before 2014 arrives. My 2013 End of Year Goals 1. Actually complete NaNoWriMo. I participated last year, but didn’t make it past 6,000 words. 2. Meet my Goodreads reading goal for 2013. 3. Release...

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03 Nov 2013
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How Learning a Language is Like Eating Cookies // a guest post by Jarvis1000

This entry originally appeared on my WordPress blog August 4, 2012. This month I am honoured to feature a guest post from Jarvis1000 from I Want 2 Speak Thai, a linguist fluent in Thai and English and learning Spanish. I admire Jarvis1000 greatly because he is able to excellently balance his family, a job and language learning (something I one day inspire to do as...

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22 Oct 2013
Photos from the East of France
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Photos from the East of France

This is a post from June 2011 on my previously self-hosted blog. As the close of my academic year abroad approaches, I am confronted with an assortment of feelings and memories regarding my recent experiences and overwhelmed by the very thought of the months to come. Within ten days I will be flying halfway across the world to return “home” and permanently close the living abroad...

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13 Oct 2013
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