Shannon Kennedy

My name is Shannon Kennedy and I'm the language lover, traveler, and foodie behind Eurolinguiste. I'm also the Resident Polyglot at Drops and the Head Coach of the Fluent in 3 Months Challenge.

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August Goals // Weekly Wishes

Last Month’s Goals Get ahead with Teen Jazz Radio. I am so happy with how…

I Really Don’t Like This Language Learning Advice

I’ve seen a number of posts circling the web on “the best ways to learn…

Language Learning Strategies & Update | July 2014

Early this month I mentioned that I wanted to do a language update as part…

Keeping it (un)real in English: A Guest Post by UncleVania

UncleVania is one of my good friends from university and a fellow ethnomusicologist. I asked…

A Review of FluentU Mandarin for Language Learners

I was contacted a few months back by FluentU because they thought I might be…

My First Experiences Using Mandarin Chinese

It’s one thing to study and learn a language, but it’s entirely another when you…

French Onomatopoetic Expressions

Just for fun I thought I would share a list of French onomatopoetic sayings with…

Language learning reading list
2014 Language Books Reading List Part 1

My problem is that I have too many things that I like to do and…

How Music Can Help You Learn a Language // a guest post on Eurolinguiste
How Music Can Help You Learn a Language // a guest post on Eurolinguiste

This is a guest post by Sam Brinson on how music can help you learn…

The 13th Warrior, Mythology, Film and Language

A while back, I re-read Edith Hamilton’s Mythology – a classic, of course. I’m actually…