Last Day, Final Thoughts

Steven Hendrickson from Duluth in Minnesota worked half a year as an intern for Liden & Denz while at the same time studying Russian  at our St. Petersburg centre. Here are his final thoughts: Today is my last day after 6 amazing months in Saint Petersburg studying Russian and working as an Intern for Liden… Continue reading

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Continuous Professional Development with Joanna Watson

This week, Liden & Denz  welcomed a guest speaker,  Joanna Watson from England to St. Petersburg, for a two day long teaching seminar. The seminar covered 6 different topics including working with young learners, teaching one on one, recognizing students needs, different learning styles and much more. The seminar was full, with over 25 teachers from… Continue reading

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Our new intern’s snowy tour through SPb

It’s a very well known fact that walking tours are the best way to see a new city, and Liden and Denz provide an excellent tour that lasted around two hours, taking in the sights from theatres and museums to the headquarters of the Russian version of Facebook! Having been to St Petersburg before, I… Continue reading

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Which city should you study Russian in??

One of the best things about studying Russian with Liden & Denz is the many options you have for your studies. However, one of the first and most important choices to make is in which city you would like to study. Liden & Denz has three centres in three different cities, each offering the same… Continue reading

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The Kremlin Necropolis

If you have been lucky enough to visit Red Square already, you probably have noticed that almost the entire side of the Kremlin wall facing the square is guarded and off limits most of the time. Why you ask? Because besides the large “black box” located in front of the wall, known as Lenin’s Mausoleum… Continue reading

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The Birthday of Anton Chekov

Russia has been the home of many great artists and authors throughout history. These figures are often celebrated for their innovative writings, unique storytelling and great influence they had on later writers. One man who especially embodies these traits was Anton Chekov (Антон Павлович Чехов) who was born 154 years ago today, January 29th. Born… Continue reading

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iTranslate

It has been a while since our last Russian language app review, but this week’s is one you won’t want to miss! As usual, the app is totally free on the iphone and will not only help you in Russia, but also just about anywhere you find yourself traveling to. The app is called iTranslate… Continue reading

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Moscow’s GUM

A visit to Moscow is never complete without a visit to Moscow’s world famous Red Square (Красная площадь). In just one relativity small area, one can see many of the famous buildings and landmark Russia is known for. But what many people may not know, is that nearly one whole side of the square is… Continue reading

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