Tag Archives: Learning Russian - Page 3

28 Sep
2018
Having fun with grammar: Russian idioms with verbs of motion Here we are, the verbs of motion, probably the most feared topic of Russian grammar. If you have being studying Russian for some time, you may have already encountered the frightening verbs. But why are they so feared by students? The hardest part of learning ...
19 Sep
2018
The first three days I spent in Moscow were cold, windy and cloudy. It seemed autumn was already here. Then, on September 13th at 10am it stopped raining and the sun suddenly came out. The teacher in class told us бабье лето had just started. А что такое бабье лето (what does бабье лето mean)? It literally means “old women’s ...
17 Sep
2018
Hello everybody, My name is Valentina, I’m 24 and I come from Milan, in Italy, but I am currently based in Moscow, ready to start my experience as an intern at Liden & Denz. My biggest passions are travelling and learning languages, so I chose to study foreign languages at the university and now I’m ...
20 Aug
2018
Helene Sand Andresen, Deputy Director for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, knows exactly when to speak up, exactly what to say, and exactly when to listen. Her rich life experience, conversational tact, and contagious good-humor made Helene a gift to the L&D community and our B2 group of students. After a short two weeks, ...
17 Jul
2018
After studying Japanese at university, I can say that Russian isn’t the hardest language to learn but it certainly isn’t the easiest either. While French and Spanish are easy for English learners, learning Russian lies somewhere in the middle as a language of medium difficulty.    What makes learning Russian so complicated? There are 6 ...
04 Jul
2018
When it comes to cities in Russia, everyone has heard of Moscow and Saint Petersburg, but the truth is they only provide a small snapshot of the “real” Russia.  If you are brave enough to venture off the beaten track into the further Eastern part of Russia, you can see a side to the country ...
25 Apr
2018
Do Russians speak with regional Russian Accents? Have you ever heard of different Russian accents? In the UK, where I’m from, accents are a big deal. Regional accents can vary hugely across distances of just a few miles, and accents are often used (however unfairly) as a basis for judgements about a person’s background, class ...
28 Sep
2017
The time has come, once again, to say goodbye to a fellow intern. Keshia is leaving after three months at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg. Keshia, tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m Keshia and I’m from Switzerland. I live in Zurich, in the German speaking part of Switzerland. I study multilingual communication. Why ...
25 Sep
2017
Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m Fredrik, I’m 26 years old, from Norway. I study Global Communications and International Journalism at the State University of St. Petersburg and in Berlin. I’ve been living in St. Petersburg for the past six months. Why did you come to Russia and what inspired you to study ...
18 Sep
2017
The time has come, once again, to say goodbye to a fellow intern. Lauriane is leaving back to Geneva after three months at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg. Lauriane, tell me a little bit about yourself. I am 23 years old and I come from Switzerland. I live in Geneva, in the French part. I ...