Posts by: Reviewer - Page 2

23 Jun
2016
Teacher Interview – Varvara! Continuing our #meetourstaff initiative here at Liden & Denz Saint Petersburg, yesterday I interviewed our teacher Varvara, who, luckily for me, was happy to speak English (after a while…) What’s your name? Varvara Sheronosova. Where are you from, and how long have you been living in Saint Petersburg? I was born ...
22 Jun
2016
Where to eat near the school in St. Petersburg Our school in Saint Petersburg is right in the very center of the city, and is surrounded by countless cafés and restaurants. With so many options, it can be hard for students to choose where to have lunch, and one risks being disappointed, so I have ...
10 Jun
2016
Summer Events in Saint Petersburg! While the people in Moscow will be partying their faces off, it seems there is not that much on offer this summer in Saint Petersburg. It might have something to do with the unpredictability of the weather… For those of you who can’t make the time or the ticket prices, ...
09 Jun
2016
Yuliana Muzychenko – Russian language teacher Today for our readers of the Liden & Denz blog, as part of our #meetourstaff initiative, I interviewed Yuliana Muzychenko – in Russian.   Where are you from? I am from Saint Petersburg – but I was born in Leningrad. Back then it was Leningrad.   When did you ...
06 Jun
2016
Dom Matyushina – museum of the Petersburg Avantgarde. Saint Petersburg has been, since its foundation, the Russian capital of intellectuals, artists, musicians, poets and writers – the so-called intelligentsia. In the early 1900s, winds of change were blowing all over Russia, and especially in the capitals. Russia, too, had its own avant-garde movement, grouped under ...
30 May
2016
Duolingo: a free language learning game! Привет ребята! Today, I want to share with you a very useful website and mobile app for learning Russian and many other languages: Duolingo, a free language learning game! It is absolutely (ad) free and at the moment it features courses for English speakers in 18 languages. Other language ...
27 May
2016
5 Italian Architects of Saint Petersburg On the occasion of Saint Petersburg’s 313th birthday (May 27th, 2016), I wanted to write you about some of the most important Italian architects involved in building this amazing city! Italy and Russia have entertained excellent cultural relations throughout the centuries: countless Italian artists moved to Russia and were able ...
25 May
2016
Saint Petersburg celebrates 313th Birthday ! May 27th is when Saint Petersburg celebrates the foundation of the city. On this day, in 1703, in the course of war against Sweden, tsar Peter the Great laid the first stone of what was to be the Petropavlovskaya Krepost, the Peter and Paul Fortress. According to legend, the emperor ...
20 May
2016
Un metodo molto comune nell’apprendimento di una nuova lingua è l’uso di flash cards, schede mnemoniche, che aiutano a memorizzare o ad associare con un’immagine una parola e trovarla nella propria lingua. Il metodo è conosciuto come Karteikarten in tedesco. Da un punto di vista personale, un modo migliore per dimenticare difficoltà grammaticali, e lo ...
18 May
2016
Korean restaurants in St. Petersburg There are many Korean restaurants in St. Petersburg. Being half-Korean and having lived there some time, I am a Korean food addict. In every city I visit I look for the best-rated Korean restaurants and try at least one out. I was happy to find that there are plenty of Korean ...