Tag Archives: Learning Russian in Russia - Page 6

26 Apr
2016
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – Xрам Христа Спасителя As this is my first real post on the blog, I decided to talk about the first cultural site that really thrilled me: the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Actually, the very first thing which had arouse in me enthusiasm was the Red Square but everybody ...
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 ...
29 Dec
2015
Where to use ISIC card benefits? ISIC card stands for International Student Identity Card. It is an official identification that provides you with several benefits worldwide, most of them are discounts on cafes, restaurants, shops, theatre plays and museum entrances that sometimes you can get them from 5% discount or completely free. In all of ...
29 Dec
2015
Dear students, I would like to share something that might be useful during your stay in Russia, especially in Saint Petersburg; there is a nice café where you can gather every Thursday evening, at 8.00 pm, to interact with Russians who are interested in learning another languages (such as English, French, Spanish and German), cultures ...
29 Dec
2015
Friedelind Stadler from Villach, Austria, is a student at our Saint Petersburg Language Centre. It is the fourth time she has decided to come to study at our school to improve her knowledge of the Russian language. What was your past or is your present profession/position? Right now, I am retired, but I used to ...
29 Dec
2015
Dear students, Today I would like to share with you some of the challenges that you might find or have already found when you are in the learning process. To my personal point of view, the most difficult thing to learn is the declension of each word according with the grammar case; then comes the ...
29 Dec
2015
A very common method when you are learning a new language is the use of flashcards that help you to memorize or associate a word with an image and find it in your own language. The method is better known as Karteikarten in German. From a personal point of view, a better way to forget ...
29 Dec
2015
On November 9th of 1818 in the city of Oryol (Орёл) located in the center of the country, the Russian writer Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was borned, he might not sound very famous to most of you but he is recognized by his novels, poems and theater plays characterized for elegant execution, lucidity and liberal ideology. ...
28 Aug
2015
For anyone learning a language abroad, it can be daunting to make new friends outside the classroom in order to improve your spoken level. In Moscow, there is an international community of people who meet weekly to practise different languages and meet new, interesting people from all corners of the globe. If you’re in Moscow ...