Saying goodbye – A short recap of my work & study experience

The last 10 weeks have passed by in a flash. Sadly, this means that I will have to say goodbye to Liden & Denz, goodbye to St. Petersburg and goodbye to all of those amazing people, who I have had the pleasure to meet during my stay. In the following I want to sum up… Continue reading

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15 Falsche Freunde Russisch-Deutsch – Warum Russen immer “Ja” sagen

Falsche Freunde Russisch-Deutsch

Die russische Sprache umfasst Schätzungen zufolge circa 500.000 Wörter. Dazu zählen auch Lehnwörter aus anderen Sprachen, wie zum Beispiel ресторан (restaran) aus dem Französischen oder ландшафт (landschaft) aus dem Deutschen. Doch aufgepasst, manchmal sehen sich Russische und deutsche Wörter zum Verwechseln ähnlich oder klingen fast gleich, haben jedoch unterschiedliche Bedeutungen. In der Linguistik bezeichnet man solche… Continue reading

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Hello post: new intern at Liden & Denz

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Howdy! Привет! My name is Ryan Gourley and I am from sun-soaked San Antonio, Texas.  I will start my first blog post with a game; the answer will be revealed at the end of the post.  Two of the following statements are truthful, and one is a lie: (А) I was featured in a solo… Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell!

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So Long, Farewell! So the time has come to say take my last selfies on Red Square, buy my last few matryoshkas and say my goodbyes, or my до свидание’s! Time has passed so quickly, bringing to mind Turgenev’s words from Fathers and Sons: “for nowhere in the world does [time] fly as in Russia.”… Continue reading

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New Intern at Liden & Denz: Hello Maxim!

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New Intern at Liden & Denz: Hello Maxim! Добрый день and hello to everybody, My name is Maxim and I have the pleasure to study and work as an intern at the language center Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg for the following 3 months. As a student I have already passed here three weeks… Continue reading

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