[Covid-19]: Liden & Denz switches to distance learning

Liden & Denz Russian language blog

08 Apr
2020
When you were born, you were probably given a first name, a middle name (maybe two or three), and a surname. You may have a parent’s name or a nickname, but it is most likely personal to the family. The Russian naming customs are a part of the language itself. They are very structured, and ...
06 Apr
2020
If one culture is known for having influenced and played an important diplomatic role in Russia, it is France. Especially in St. Petersburg, and in its cultural and artistic History, the influence of French philosophers and thinkers, notably during Enlightment is palpable. For this reason, I thought it would be interesting to compare Russian and ...
04 Apr
2020
Since a few people have messaged me privately on Instagram, asking about the classes and teachers at Liden & Denz, I decided to take an interview with one of the staff members of our school. For those of you who are considering coming to St Petersburg and studying at Liden & Denz online, this article ...
01 Apr
2020
(Click for Italian version) Exactly today, one week ago, I was sitting in a classroom at Liden & Denz Institute in Saint Petersburg. I was taking the first two parts of the Russian Certificate TRKI-2. Let’s say that these last weeks have not been easy for me, as for most foreign students who were attending ...
31 Mar
2020
Since the beginning of the spread of the infamously famous Corona Virus, everyday life has changed its definition all around the world. Indeed, being progressively retrieved from social contact and most of us being stuck at home, our usual activities were almost all put to an end. However, learning a language is still possible thanks ...
25 Mar
2020
We’re living in unprecedented times where face to face interaction is almost all but forbidden. If you’re like me and currently studying Russian, or planning to, your learning doesn’t have to be put on hold. Here are 5 ways you can continue learning Russian while under quarantine. 1. Take Online Courses Schools are all shut ...
22 Mar
2020
If you have enjoyed binge-watching on Black Mirror and you are looking for something interesting to read, then you will probably appreciate a good old dystopian novel. For an exhaustive definition of what a dystopia is, I highly recommend you to watch this animated TED-Ed. We (My), by Russian author Yevgeny Zamyatin, is to be ...
19 Mar
2020
Всем привет! My name is Dasha and I am a new intern at Liden and Denz in St. Petersburg. I was born in the United States, but my mom and dad are from Russia. When my grandparents would visit us in the US, they brought Russian culture with them, and I became interested in learning ...