7 things to consider before you start studying Russian

Russisch Lernen

There are plenty of good reasons why you should start learning Russian as a foreign language. With a total number of 277 million Russian speakers, it is considered the world’s 5th most commonly spoken language. You might find it interesting to hear that only about one half of the total number of Russian speakers is… Continue reading


5 fun ways to boost your Russian language skills

Learning Russian can be a daunting experience and can sometimes seem downright impossible. Russian grammar is notoriously tricky (the three words ‘verbs of motion’ still fill me with dread!) and it is easy to get disheartened. However, there are plenty of ways to make it fun! 1) Watch a Russian TV show or film This… Continue reading


That Wasn’t Just Flying – It Was Flying With Style!


That Wasn’t Just Flying – It Was Flying With Style! It is my pleasure to present one of my schoolmates. He is probably one of the more active ones in class here at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. His name is Giles and he is from England. Giles, when did you start studying Russian… Continue reading


Russian farewell – До свидания!

russian farewell

Russian farewell – До свидания!   Time has come say Russian farewell. Three months went like nothing, and time flew away. I’ll tell you shortly my impression, when I came back to school I was very excited and nervous because I was not a regular student anymore. I had to write after class articles about specific… Continue reading


Word Lens… a useful application

Have you ever found yourself in a situation reading something in a foreign language and not unserstanding the meaning. So what are you doing? Most probably you will consult your dictionary, which nowadays lives somewhere in your phone. So you might launch your dictionary app. If it’s a latin based language it’s manageable, alltough you will… Continue reading