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21 Jul
2017
Despite all evidence to the contrary, it is, in fact, summer in St. Petersburg. Even though it’s been largely cold and rainy since my arrival in June, every once in awhile the sun decides to come out, and when it does, you can see young lovers strolling down the streets and lounging in parks at ...
18 Jul
2017
Whenever I travel, my first order of business is to find the local rock gym. As a lifelong climbing (скалолазание) addict, I suffer near emotional collapse if there’s not a decent climbing gym (скалодром) in close proximity. Luckily, Petersburg has multiple gyms dispersed throughout the city, and I’ve been spending the past month exploring them ...
11 Jul
2017
I’m going to begin this post with another confession. In my last post, I admitted that I love marshrutkas, and in this one I’m going to come clean once again: I am a сладкоежка. Whereas in English we use the more figurative construction of “I have a sweet tooth,” the Russians express the concept more literally: ...
09 Jul
2017
Okay, I’ll admit it: I love marshrutkas. What could be finer than being smushed into a minivan with a gaggle of Russians while you zoom through St. Petersburg at breakneck speeds? The first time I lived in St. Petersburg, the best way to get from the metro to my apartment was by marshrutka, and I ...
27 Jun
2017
Привет from the New Intern Всем привет! My name is Emily, and I’ll be interning at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg for the summer. This is my third time in Russia, and my second time living in Petersburg, and I’m excited for another summer of Russian language, rain, винегрет, and vending machines that serve ...
29 Mar
2017
7 things to consider before you start studying Russian There are plenty of good reasons why you should start learning Russian as a foreign language. With a total number of 277 million Russian speakers, it is considered the world’s 5th most commonly spoken language. You might find it interesting to hear that only about one ...
09 Mar
2017
Learning Russian can be a daunting experience and can sometimes seem downright impossible. Russian grammar is notoriously tricky (the three words ‘verbs of motion’ still fill me with dread!) and it is easy to get disheartened. However, there are plenty of ways to make it fun! 1) Watch a Russian TV show or film This ...
26 Oct
2016
That Wasn’t Just Flying – It Was Flying With Style! It is my pleasure to present one of my schoolmates. He is probably one of the more active ones in class here at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. His name is Giles and he is from England. Giles, when did you start studying Russian ...
12 Feb
2016
Russian farewell – До свидания!   Time has come say Russian farewell. Three months went like nothing, and time flew away. I’ll tell you shortly my impression, when I came back to school I was very excited and nervous because I was not a regular student anymore. I had to write after class articles about specific ...
14 Jan
2016
Have you ever found yourself in a situation reading something in a foreign language and not unserstanding the meaning. So what are you doing? Most probably you will consult your dictionary, which nowadays lives somewhere in your phone. So you might launch your dictionary app. If it’s a latin based language it’s manageable, alltough you will ...