Tag Archives: Learning Russian

08 Jun
2020
Around 280 million people in the world speak Russian, which is very likely to be one of the reasons why also you decided to try to learn it. However, this number doesn’t include the people speaking dialects, nor all the derivative Slavic languages which are easily learnable once you acquired the basics of Russian. Therefore, ...
28 Apr
2020
If I had to summarize our quarantine routine, it would be: Sleep – eat – online classes – eat again – homework- okay just another bite – crap I finished it – sleep again And on top of that, most of us are not allowed to go out and practice sports, which is not the ...
01 Apr
2020
(Click for Italian version) Exactly today, one week ago, I was sitting in a classroom at Liden & Denz Institute in Saint Petersburg. I was taking the first two parts of the Russian Certificate TRKI-2. Let’s say that these last weeks have not been easy for me, as for most foreign students who were attending ...
17 Mar
2020
Learning Russian can be quite tricky. If you are just starting to study the language don’t worry. People will forgive you simply because you are trying to speak Russian. Below you will find a list of pitfalls many Russian learners are likely to fall into (including me!!). So, try to remember them and you will ...
13 Mar
2020
As you may know, the Moscow metro is considered one of the most beautiful all over the world, and everyone coming to Moscow should spend some time, not just passing by, to explore the vast array of ornate metro stations! If you put some keywords on Google, you will easily find a lot of websites ...
11 Dec
2019
First of all, don’t worry. If you are learning Russian you will definitely understand Russians from all over Russia. Still, each regions and cities have their own differences and features in their speech. Those differences make each city unique and emphasize on their individualities. For example, people in St. Petersburg call the famous street food ...
18 Oct
2019
Is there a better plan on a lazy rainy autumn evening in Russia than having some chill time at home while watching Netflix? There is! Watching Netflix and learning Russian at the same time! The use of films and TV series for language learning purposes is nothing new. But, the rapid growth of streaming video ...
17 Oct
2019
Привет из Москвы! Hello everyone, my name is Marleen and I am currently in my last year of my Bachelor’s degree International Business Relations in Austria. I will spend the next ten weeks in Moscow interning at Liden & Denz as a blogger and editorial assistant and I will be sharing my experiences from this beautiful ...
14 Oct
2019
Да нет, наверное! You have probably heard Russian people say this phrase before. Literary translated it means – yes no, maybe! However, do not get confused, because if you ask someone if he/she wants to go to the cinema and their reply is ‚Да нет, наверное‘, it means they are probably not going. The Russian ...
05 Jul
2019
Understanding the origins of the Russian language is not only an important step in understanding the language itself, but can also offer a wealth of insight into the culture of the peoples who speak it. With a rich lexicon that is built around an intricate grammatical system, Russian is characterised by the same nuances of ...