So why do you learn Russian?

“Почему ты изучаешь русский язык?” Every foreigner who learns Russian will have heard this question many, many times! The enquirer is usually a Russian person, looking curious but confused. Most learners will have a default reply by now because they have answered it several times. That does not make the answer boring! For me, I… Continue reading

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Hello from Martin, a new German intern!

New intern

Всем Привет! I am Martin from Germany, a new intern at Liden & Denz, Saint Petersburg, please let me introduce myself to you. I am currently studying Tourism Management at Fresenius University in Idstein, Germany. This is my 3rd time at Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg and I have been studying Russian for about… Continue reading

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Where to speak Russian and why it counts

where to speak Russian

So, you’ve decided to learn Russian in a top language school or by yourself. I won’t lie, it’s not the easiest language to learn. But it is a rich and rewarding experience and gives you access to a fascinating culture. Russian has an estimated 260 million speakers worldwide. This makes it the 8th most popular… Continue reading

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Russian daily: Россия 1, Россия 24, Planeta RTR

Russian daily

Russian daily: Россия 1, Россия 24, Planeta RTR Foreign language skills are hard to acquire and to develop, therefore Russian daily experience could help! Because, there is not only grammar, vocabulary, syntax, pronunciation, etc; there is also a need to understand, at least to a certain extent, the context and the cultural background in which,… Continue reading

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5 Interesting Russian Language Facts

Russian Language Facts

5 Interesting Russian Language Facts Russian language facts are not something you read about every day. Nevertheless, Russian is a very mysterious language for those who do not speak it. To a beginner, it can be both exciting and overwhelming because the alphabet is very unique, words are not pronounced how they are written, and it is… Continue reading

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Learn Russian – Free WordPower Language Learning App

Learn Russian – Free WordPower by Innovative Language Learning, LLC is one of the most popular Russian language learning apps on iTunes right now. There are many reasons from this, in the free version you will find 100 Russian words which have been selected based on their utility. That is, the words you’re most likely… Continue reading

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Context-Based Approach for Learning Languages

The web and mobile phone app Lingua.ly offers the possibility to learn different kind of languages including Russian using a context-based approach. You can add your own words or predefined word-packages (different difficulty levels) to your account. Based on these words the app is looking for articles on the web and provides them to you. This… Continue reading

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