How to be a Hypochondriac in Russian

Confession number three: I might be a hypochondriac, or, in Russian, ипохондрик. At the first sign of a cold, I’m liable to convince myself that I’m about to die any variety of tragic deaths. When I first arrived in Russia I accidentally cut my toe on a piece of broken glass and spent a week… Continue reading

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Hello everyone!

Всем привет ! My name is Lauriane and I will be for the next 3 months an intern at Liden & Denz in St-Petersburg. This is my fifth time in St-Petersburg and my fourth time studying at Liden & Denz. As a student in Art History but mainly in Russian culture and language, it led me… Continue reading

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7 things to consider before you start studying Russian

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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

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Tips for studying foreign languages

Tips for studying foreign languages

Tips for studying foreign languages In the following article I want to give you some useful advice about how to approach language learning. In the last years did a lot of research and checked out different approaches from people who succeeded in this area. Here is a short summary:   You need a willingness to… Continue reading

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1 Мая – Праздник Весны и Труда – Spring and Labor Day

May has officially begun! And in Russia this means that also the “майские праздники” (May holidays) had started. Russian people really loves these holidays because they finally can relax and spend some time with the family. These festivities are: May 1 (Праздник Весны и Труда – Spring and Labor day) and May 9 (День Победы… Continue reading

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