Category Archives: Learning Russian

13 Oct
2021
Pronunciation in Russian Since arriving in St. Petersburg, one of the most frustrating things I have found when speaking Russian is not being understood due to my pronunciation. Even when I am confident that I know the word, and have used it in the correct context with the correct declension, there are times when I ...
10 Oct
2021
Thank you, Liden & Denz! I remember it very well. It was summer 2018 in Switzerland and I was walking home after having finished my working day at the institute where I was doing my internship. I was about to arrive home, when I saw a red sticker plastered on a bus station, on which ...
06 Oct
2021
The 8. MOST VIEWED video on YouTube is RUSSIAN?! As we humans love music, it is to be expected that the audiovisual material we consume the most is music videos. Therefore, hits such as “Despacito”, “Shape of You” and “See you again” are in the Top 5 in the ranking of the most played videos ...
15 Sep
2021
Goodbye Liden & Denz! After a busy two months, it’s time for me to say goodbye to Liden & Denz St. Petersburg. My Russian has improved immeasurably, I’ve learnt a lot about Russian culture and I’ve had a great time being a tourist in the city of St. Petersburg. I would deeply encourage anyone who ...
31 Aug
2021
9 Supersticiones Rusas Que Debes Conocer Este texto es una traducción al español del artículo escrito por Jessica Carrettiero, el cual puedes encontrar en su idioma original haciendo click aquí. Cuando uno se encuentra en el extranjero y conoce una cultura diferente, fácilmente pueden surgir malentendidos. Como probablemente ya hayas experimentado de primera mano, conocer ...
24 Aug
2021
Buying a flat requires a real estate vocabulary that must be learned in order to avoid making the wrong decision. In this sector there are concepts that will undoubtedly be very useful both in the purchase phase of the property and in the entire buying and selling process. This glossary of real estate terms might ...
08 Aug
2021
How to Say Something is Interesting in Russian Without Using интересный As someone who is learning Russian, I definitely have fallen into a trap of saying интересный whenever any adjective is required. In an attempt to leave this habit in the past, I have found several ways to avoid the и word when speaking Russian. ...
07 Jul
2021
using new faster and Language learning can be done in many ways. Whether a method works or not depends on each person in the end, so I shall leave it to you to decide what’s best. But there are also useful tips and tricks that make the process of learning better for everyone. People have ...
11 Jun
2021
Всем привет! Hello everyone! My name is Nick and I am writing to you while sitting in my university library in Uppsala, a small city in middle Sweden. I am studying Russian and Eurasian Studies there. Now that my first academic year has ended, I hope to level up my Russian at Liden & Denz ...
27 May
2021
Students of Russian will know the struggle that is the letter Ё being printed as Е! Whilst it might seem obvious to native Russians that ёлка begins with a Ё, even if it isn’t typed as such, it can be a nightmare for those of us learning the language.  Why is the letter Ё so ...