On the move – From Italianskaya Ulitsa to Zhukovsogo Ulitsa

Moving an entire school, including all the staff and the current students, within one month is tough enough on its own, but the fact that the new location for the school is still under construction makes it an even greater challenge. We had the opportunity to visit the renovation site and see for ourselves. So I grabbed my camera… Continue reading

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Taming the Cyrillic Beast: First Impressions

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Taming the Cyrillic Beast: First Impressions I’ve just finished my first week of classes – so I thought I’d check in with my progress, including Cyrillic, and let you know how a typical day of lessons goes at Liden & Denz. My class is an interesting group of people: a Turkish woman who is in Moscow… Continue reading

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Russian Books and Bookshops – Learning Russian with Audiobooks

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Russian Books and Bookshops – Learning Russian with Audiobooks  Bookshops are true sanctuaries, for Russians are a reading nation! They are proud of both their literary heritage and of how much they read and know about books, written by both national and foreign authors. Engaging a conversation on books may sometimes be a safe option when,… Continue reading

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