What 2020 Taught Us About Languages (with Shannon Kennedy)

<p>A new year fireside chat with Shannon Kennedy! We have been recording these for a few years now and with 2020, what a year to review. This is Shannon&#39;s personal review of the year, and you can use the following questions to conduct your own review and set goals for the next year.</p>

<ul>
<li>How would you sum up the year in your languages?</li>
<li>What changed in your life and in your languages in 2020?</li>
<li>What lessons do you think you learnt from the year 2020?</li>
<li>What surprised you?</li>
<li>What will you change going forward?</li>
<li>Looking forward, what are your language learning goals for 2021?</li>
</ul>

<h2>Shannon&#39;s top 3 books of 2020</h2>

<ul>
<li><a href="https://www.calnewport.com/books/digital-minimalism/" rel="nofollow">Digital Minimalism</a> by Cal Newport</li>
<li><a href="https://www.ynharari.com/book/homo-deus/" rel="nofollow">Homo Deus</a> by Yuval Noah Harari</li>
<li><a href="https://www.ynharari.com/book/sapiens-2/" rel="nofollow">Sapiens</a> by Yuval Noah Harari</li>
</ul>

<p>Shannon also mentioned <a href="https://jamesclear.com/atomic-habits" rel="nofollow">Atomic Habits</a> by James Clear</p>

<h2>Shannon&#39;s top 4 apps of 2020</h2>

<p>This is for language learning and not-language-learning.</p>

<ul>
<li><a href="https://todoist.com/" rel="nofollow">Todoist</a> for task management</li>
<li><a href="http://www.notion.so" rel="nofollow">Notion</a> for study note management</li>
<li><a href="https://languagedrops.com/" rel="nofollow">Drops</a> and <a href="http://www.memrise.com" rel="nofollow">Memrise</a> for language learning</li>
</ul>

<p>Thank you for listening to the Fluent Show! If you enjoyed this episode, please consider supporting the show by leaving a review in your podcast app or becoming a member of our Patreon community</p><p>Special Guest: Shannon Kennedy.</p><p>Sponsored By:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.fluentlanguage.co.uk/language-habit-toolkit" rel="nofollow">The Language Habit Toolkit</a>: <a href="https://www.fluentlanguage.co.uk/language-habit-toolkit" rel="nofollow">Build a productive language learning routine that makes you fluent, not frustrated</a></li></ul><p>Links:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.fluent.show/166" title="The Fluent Show: What Did You Learn in 2019? (with Shannon Kennedy)" rel="nofollow">The Fluent Show: What Did You Learn in 2019? (with Shannon Kennedy)</a></li></ul>

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