Hello! My name is Michael Mayberry. I’m currently an intern studying Russian at the Liden & Denz Language Center in St. Petersburg. I’m a Russian-American who grew up in Ohio, USA. In my free time, I enjoy reading literature, journaling, translating, watching films, bicycling, listening to music, and dancing. My interest in Russian language and ...
Meet our new interns! Alexandra from Germany and Izabela from Slovakia are studying Russian and interning as bloggers at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. In their first post, they talk about their love of the city, their first impressions of Russia and the reasons to come back again and again. Alexandra St. Petersburg seems ...
First of all: this experience for me was amazing. There’s not a single thing that in these past three months went wrong. I spent most of my time in the school, attending classes in the morning and working in the afternoon. Everything started and finished here at Liden and Denz, and now I feel like ...
Our fellow blogger Leah is leaving after a seven-week internship at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg…but her stay is not over yet! Tell us a little more about yourself! Hi! My name’s Leah and I’m 28 years old. I’m from the UK but love to travel – I have previously studied in China, worked in ...
Hello! Привет! My name is Philipp and I’m 23 years old. This is my first post for Liden & Denz as an intern. Over the next ten weeks I’ll be giving you an inside account into my life in St Petersburg and how my language skills evolve. In Austria I’m in the 3rd year ...
Hello! My name is Fredrik, I’m a 26-year-old Norwegian and this is my first post as an intern at Liden & Denz. I’m about to start the second year of my MA in Global Communication & International Communication, a double-degree programme between the State University of Saint Petersburg and the Free University of Berlin. Originally ...
Farewell, Tilly! The time has come, once again… I must bid farewell to a fellow intern and dear friend. Tilly Hicklin is on her way back to Bristol, but I didn’t let her leave without having her sit down with me first: Here’s our talk about her Russian experience! Tilly, tell me a little about ...
The last 10 weeks have passed by in a flash. Sadly, this means that I will have to say goodbye to Liden & Denz, goodbye to St. Petersburg and goodbye to all of those amazing people, who I have had the pleasure to meet during my stay. In the following I want to sum up ...
Almost three months passed by, since the moment when my little adventure started in Saint Petersburg. As I stayed during a 3 weeks intensive language course at Liden & Denz one year ago, I have already got an impression of Russia and Saint Petersburg. Convinced by the teaching methods of the language school, I decided ...
Goodbye Russia Unfortunately, time has come to say goodbye to Russia. I spent 4 weeks with Liden & Denz in Moscow in September and than moved to St. Petersburg where I studied and worked for 8 more weeks. I look back on many great experiences and a very interesting time that – looking back now ...