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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Culture & Cuisine | The Flattest Macarons Ever
in Culture & Cuisine

Culture & Cuisine | The Flattest Macarons Ever

After reading posts from DarlaCooks and Chez Chloe, I felt inspired to make macarons and try my hand (again) at food photography. Although they tasted just like macarons, they were oddly flat. I’m not sure what I did wrong, but after the 5 hours it took me to make these four batches, I had to call it quits. I did eventually end up making proper...

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27 Aug 2013
The Truth About Lorem Ipsum
in Language Resources

The Truth About Lorem Ipsum

I just could not help myself, being the nerdy person that I am, looking up lorem ipsum – the seemingly random text generated for the text spaces on design templates – to find out its origin. The Truth About Lorem Impsum Lo and behold, to my surprise, lorem ipsum, is not random at all but an excerpt from a book published in 45 BC by...

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23 Aug 2013
in Travel

Photos of Paris France | Round 1

I have family in Paris and as a result of both being there and returning for visits, I have thousands of photos from one of my favorite cities in the world. Here are just a few pictures from a couple years ago when I was there together with my boyfriend (now husband for the first time). I’ll add more soon. Update: View more photos of...

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10 Aug 2013
Television Learning: Do Foreign Films Help You Learn Another Language?
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Television Learning: Do Foreign Films Help You Learn Another Language?

When people first get to know me and they hear about my passion for language learning, I am often asked how I’ve managed to learn ‘so many’ other languages. During these conversations I have heard the argument that watching television and movies in a foreign language accelerates the development of a second (or third) language. As a multilinguist, I am somewhat skeptical of this theory,...

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13 Jul 2013
in Eurolinguiste

An Introduction to Eurolinguiste | A Language Learning Blog

For those of you that are new to my blog, my name is Shannon Kennedy and I am the blogger behind Eurolinguiste. As part of the site I write about learning new languages, bilingualism, travel, and more. I love taking photos, so I’ll include pictures from my various adventures, and I’ll also write semi-monthly reports on my progress in various languages. An Introduction to Eurolinguiste...

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10 Jul 2013
Eurolinguiste has a New Home
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Eurolinguiste has a New Home

Hello everyone! Welcome to the new Eurolinguiste site! I’m really excited about the blog’s new home, design and I’m even more thrilled about all of the new content and posts I’ll have up soon. To all of my WordPress followers, I hope you’ll join me here at my new domain. Eurolinguiste | Language Learning and Travel For those that are new, I look forward to...

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23 Jun 2013
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