Teacher Interview – Lyubov’

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Teacher Interview – Lyubov’ #meetourstaff continues! This week, I was introduced to Lyubov’, who has been with Liden & Denz for quite a long time. The interview was challenging to transcribe, as Lyubov’ speaks really quickly, but by patiently listening to my slowed-down recording a few times over, I managed to get it all down… Continue reading

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Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part III (Final)

Russian Memorization

Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part III Part Three, or el finale. Lets do this. Memorization is a lot like green eggs and ham, from the Dr. Seuss classic. You’ve heard its boring, its never-ending, and its ineffective. Here’s to hoping my last three posts have convinced you to try it at least(: So in… Continue reading

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Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part II

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Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part II So in my last post (Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part I, check it out) I gave two broad ideas for how to use memorization to cement Russian words, phrases, grammar principles, etc. into your everyday Russian speech. As strange as it may be, I’m going to skip the… Continue reading

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Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part I

Russian Memorization

Russian Recall and Power Sentences: Part I Let’s be honest, learning Russian is crazy hard, ESPECIALLY at the beginning. Most give up when they have to learn words like безопасность, and other new learners switch to something a little simpler when they hear Russian has perfective and imperfective verbs, six cases and literally an exception to… Continue reading

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Moscow: First Impressions

Moscow First impressions

Moscow: First Impressions The title of this post is actually a little misleading. This is actually my second time in Moscow. I was first here aged 17 in 2012 on a school trip. I was incredibly lucky to visit Russia, but I was overwhelmed by Moscow. I found the city so busy and different to others I had visited that… Continue reading

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