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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!

Holiday Gift Guide for the Language Learner
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Holiday Gift Guide for the Language Learner

The holiday season is upon us! Have you finished your holiday shopping already? I sure haven’t, but I’m getting pretty close. Finding the perfect gift is (almost) never easy! Especially for someone with particular tastes or interests. If you have a few language learners or lovers who you still need to shop for (and it’s totally cool if that includes gifts for yourself), here are...

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12 Dec 2016
Holiday Gift Guide for the Adventurer / Travel Lover
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Holiday Gift Guide for the Adventurer / Travel Lover

The holiday season is upon us! Have you finished your holiday shopping already? I sure haven’t, but I’m getting pretty close. Finding the perfect gift is (almost) never easy! Especially for someone with particular tastes or interests. If you have a few travel lovers or adventurers who you still need to shop for (and it’s totally cool if that includes gifts for yourself), here are...

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08 Dec 2016
Clear The List | Monthly Language Learning Strategies Update | December
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Clear The List | Monthly Language Learning Strategies Update | December

I’d like to welcome you to #clearthelist. If you’re new around these parts, #clearthelist is a linkup where we share our monthly goals, and by we, I mean myself and Lindsay of Lindsay Does Languages. We’d absolutely love for you to a part of our community. You can join us by adding a link to your own goal post below. So let’s get started, sharing...

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05 Dec 2016
Game Over | A Book Set in a Country That Speaks Your Target Language | Language Reading Challenge
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Game Over | A Book Set in a Country That Speaks Your Target Language | Language Reading Challenge

Welcome to the eighth official Language Reading Challenge Update and Linkup! As a quick recap of what we’ve read so far this year, 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...

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01 Dec 2016
8 Ways to Learn a Language Without a Teacher
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8 Ways to Learn a Language Without a Teacher

It’s almost the end of the year, and so, many of us our making our New Year’s Resolutions and planning our language learning goals for the next year. For many, continuing to improve and grow in their target language is high on the list. For me, it certainly is. For those not currently studying with private tutors, creating a learning routine and finding resource to...

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28 Nov 2016
9 Interesting Facts About Irish Culture
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9 Interesting Facts About Irish Culture

In a past post, I discussed the importance of sociolinguistics – how culture ties into language – and to continue that conversation, I’d like to share culture guides for various countries around the world to help you make your travels and language learning that much more enjoyable. Thus far, I’ve shared posts about Serbia, Croatia, Korea, China, and Russia, and today I’d like to talk...

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24 Nov 2016
Black Friday Deals for Language Learners
in Eurolinguiste

Black Friday Deals for Language Learners

Hello friends! The season is upon us – and that means that many language companies are offering incredible Black Friday deals. If you have a language learning friend or family member, you’ll definitely find them the perfect gift here. And you might treat yourself to a little something for all the hard work you’ve done learning a language. 😉 Disclosure: Some of the links below...

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21 Nov 2016
How Long Do I Need to Study to Learn a Language?
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How Long Do I Need to Study to Learn a Language?

One of the things that I’m often asked is, “How long do I need to study my target language?” Or, by parents, “How long should my child be studying the language that they are learning per day?” The answer may seem like it should be straight-forward, but it often isn’t. Consider the following: How long and how often you study your target language depends on...

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21 Nov 2016
Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution | Beijing, China
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Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution | Beijing, China

Sometimes some of the most interesting things you see when visiting a new place are those you find by chance. And the Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution (中国人民革命军事博物馆) was definitely one of those things for me during my trip to Beijing, China. Located in the Haidian district of Beijing, the Military Museum showcases restored military equipment from the People’s Liberation Army. Originally built...

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17 Nov 2016
Making Language Learning a Habit
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Making Language Learning a Habit

Good or bad, habits are part of who we are, what we do and who we become. We spend time trying to eliminate bad habits and an equal amount of energy in establishing good habits. And when it comes to language learning, things are no different. Ensuring that we have good study habits surrounding our language learning routine is imperative to our success as learners....

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14 Nov 2016
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