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Posts by: Tilly Hicklin

20 Jun
2017
Correct pronunciation plays a huge part in improving your language skills. Using perfect grammar and sophisticated vocabulary is great, but sounding like a native speaker is the ultimate goal for ...
13 Jun
2017
You can read Pushkin and Tolstoy in Russian, but can you understand a conversation on the street? Fear not! In this video, Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley will discuss fillers in Russian ...
09 Jun
2017
Learning new vocabulary can seem like a daunting task – you can spend a day practising a word only to forget it the next! However, there are ways to make memorising vocabulary a little bit easier ...
09 Jun
2017
Do you ever have trouble pronouncing Russian words? This video will demystify some of the most difficult sounds in the Russian language and show you around the phonological soundscape of the ...
08 Jun
2017
You’ve had a great time in Russia, but now your luggage can’t hold all your souvenirs. Not to worry! Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley will take you through the process of sending ...
06 Jun
2017
Happy Birthday Pushkin! С днём рождения! St. Petersburg truly is Pushkin’s city, so to celebrate the great poet’s birthday why not experience the Northern Capital like he did? From the majestic ...
01 Jun
2017
Summertime in St. Petersburg wouldn’t be complete without the famous White Nights. From May to July, the Northern Capital truly becomes the city which never sleeps! Check out this small ...
26 May
2017
St. Petersburg is world-renowned for its architectural beauty, unique history, and impressive literary heritage. But how did the city get its wonderful reputation? From Peter the Great himself to ...
26 May
2017
Want to explore St. Petersburg? Then you’ll need to know these words! Although the city is relatively young (a sprightly 314 years old), St. Petersburg is home to a culture and history like no ...
16 May
2017
Want a fun way to boost your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and learn more about Russian culture at the same time? Then try watching some Russian cartoons! The country has a great ...
08 May
2017
Victory Day is one of Russia’s biggest national holidays, so it’s no wonder that so many films, songs, poems and books have drawn inspiration from it. Take a look below to see how ...
05 May
2017
You’ve arrived in Russia and the first thing you want is borshch. Where should you get it? At a stolovaya (столовая), of course! How can you order it? In this video Liden & Denz Intern ...