As well as being the lead vocalist of the epic death-metal band MegaDragon, Nathan Paul is currently studying Russian online with Liden and Denz. His five-piece band is based in China and has been making music for approximately two years. Here Nathan explains what motivated him to learn Russian, gives some useful tips for learning ...
He tagged @lidenz on Instagram, that’s how we got to know that an Instagram blogger with more than 28K followers was a student of Liden & Denz Riga. We couldn’t miss the chance to interview him. Please welcome Yannick from Switzerland! What is your name and where are you from? >> Янник / Yannick from ...
To learn out about life in Russia, why not talk to the people who know it best? So here is the first of a series called Interview with Russian students. We will start with Maria, who lives in Saint Petersburg. 1 What do you study and at which university? I’m studying at Baltic State Technical ...
Nothing makes you think ‘It’s a small world, isn’t it’ more than bumping into someone you went to school with in the Liden & Denz reception area. But that’s what happened last week when I met Ricardo Posada, someone I haven’t seen since graduating from a school in Indiana, USA, in 2015 (spoiler- neither of ...
Liden & Denz gives us the possibility not only to improve our Russian skills but also to meet students from all over the world. Listening to their diverse and interesting stories is, without any doubts, one of the most inspiring parts of the journey because it allows us to come into contact with diffent cultures, ...
Svenja Hill, a Liden & Denz student from Munich, Germany, has a special connection to St. Petersburg. “When you’re with someone for over four years, you start to expect a proposal at some point,” she said. So, while sightseeing and visiting St Petersburg’s many beautiful cathedrals with her partner of over four years, Alexander, a ...
Helene Sand Andresen, Deputy Director for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, knows exactly when to speak up, exactly what to say, and exactly when to listen. Her rich life experience, conversational tact, and contagious good-humor made Helene a gift to the L&D community and our B2 group of students. After a short two weeks, ...
The internship After five weeks of sleep deprivation, absolute frustration (Russian is just so difficult) and internal inside jokes at the office (А что с тобой?!), our stay in St. Petersburg has finally come to an end. However, we wouldn’t change one thing about our experience at Liden & Denz. Well, maybe I would start ...
Привет ребята! My name is Nicolas and I’ll be interning as a blogger with L&D this summer in Saint Petersburg and then Moscow. I’m half-Ecuadorian and half-Colombian, but I have been living in the UK for the last couple of years. I moved to England to study a BA in Politics and International Studies, which ...