A Different Kind of Language Barrier

Different Kind of Language Barrier

A Different Kind of Language Barrier All of us language students and lovers know the difficulties of trying to communicate across a language barrier. In many ways, overcoming this is our mission: we learn languages in order to break down the wall that can so often be found between people from different countries and cultures. But… Continue reading

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The Moscow Roman Catholic Cathedral

Moscow Roman Catholic Cathedral

The Moscow Roman Catholic Cathedral No more than a fifteen-minute walk from Liden and Denz Moscow is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Собо́р Непорочного Зачатия Пресвятой Девы Марии) or, in simpler terms, the Moscow Roman Catholic Cathedral. It is the largest Catholic Church in Russia and there is only one other in the whole… Continue reading

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#studentlife: Moscow Edition

#studentlife

#studentlife: Moscow Edition Hashtag #studentlife serves a purpose. Here’s the story: For the next three months not only am I lucky enough to be living and studying in Moscow, but I am also going to be living with one of the best people to ever be put on the planet. So maybe I’m a bit… Continue reading

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Dusting down the State Museum of Biology

State Museum Biology

Dusting down the State Museum of Biology Among the many blocks of flats dominating Malaya Gruzinskaya Ulitsa is a redbrick manor house that once belonged to Pyotr Shchukin, one of three brothers famed for their art and literature collections. The building once housed Shchukin’s own museum, displaying his treasures, but now it is the home of the rather… Continue reading

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Greetings From The New Girl In Town!

New Girl

Greetings From The New Girl In Town! Hello there! Привет! My name is Ellie and I’m the newest arrival at Liden and Denz Moscow! I am from the UK and am a recently graduated student with a degree in Russian and French. I studied French at school and it was always my favourite subject… until… Continue reading

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