Ever thought of doing your Master’s degree in Russia?

Good news! It was recently announced that the Высшая Школа Экономики (Higher School of Economics), one of the most well known universities of Russia, is now offering foreign students the opportunity to transfer to one of its four campuses. The campuses are located in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Нижний новгород (Nizhny Novgorod) and Пермь (Perm). This… Continue reading

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First Survival Russian Workshop at Liden & Denz

Specifically designed for Russia newcomers, last Friday saw the first tailor made Russian language training session for newly arrived non-working spouses in our St.Petersburg centre. Jointly set up with the International Women’s Club (IWC), the aim of the three-hour session was to overcome the language barrier and empower participants to adopt simple expressions helping them… Continue reading

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Legal framework for native English teachers

The demand for native teachers of English, German and other foreign languages is still high in Russia. While the majority of young expat teachers opt for a warmer place to teach (Spain comes top), there are still enough candidates looking for a teaching position in Russia. A couple of things native foreign language teachers need… Continue reading

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Liden & Denz becomes telc examination centre

The Liden & Denz Language Centres in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Riga have all been granted licenses to become the first telc examination centres for Russian in Russia and Latvia. Language tests by the Frankfurt/Germany based not-for-profit organisation are used in over 2000 examination centres spread across 20 countries. telc language tests are popular as… Continue reading

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Liden & Denz live at the Moscow FM Breakfast Club

This week, Julia Voevodina and Walter Denz were guests at the Breakfast Club of the english speaking radio station Moscow FM, debating the various linguistic challenges Moscow expats are exposed to if they don’t master the Russian language. The discussion closed in on different learning strategies that might or might not work for Moscow expatriates… 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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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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Day of Open Doors

Last Friday, Liden & Denz opened its doors to students, staff and friends from other schools to celebrate education abroad. The event was marked by food, drinks, great conversion and a prize lottery, which featured some fun and ridiculous Russian and English words with the chance to win free Russian language lessons! Enjoy some of… Continue reading

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