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27 Jun
2016
Russian Cartoons As already suggested by Yuliana, one of our favorite teachers here at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg, another way for students to learn Russian outside the classroom is by watching cartoons. After all, I believe that when learning a language, it is best to do it as children do – simply by hearing ...
23 Jun
2016
Teacher Interview – Varvara! Continuing our #meetourstaff initiative here at Liden & Denz Saint Petersburg, yesterday I interviewed our teacher Varvara, who, luckily for me, was happy to speak English (after a while…) What’s your name? Varvara Sheronosova. Where are you from, and how long have you been living in Saint Petersburg? I was born ...
22 Jun
2016
Where to eat near the school in St. Petersburg Our school in Saint Petersburg is right in the very center of the city, and is surrounded by countless cafés and restaurants. With so many options, it can be hard for students to choose where to have lunch, and one risks being disappointed, so I have ...
09 Jun
2016
Yuliana Muzychenko – Russian language teacher Today for our readers of the Liden & Denz blog, as part of our #meetourstaff initiative, I interviewed Yuliana Muzychenko – in Russian.   Where are you from? I am from Saint Petersburg – but I was born in Leningrad. Back then it was Leningrad.   When did you ...
06 Jun
2016
Dom Matyushina – museum of the Petersburg Avantgarde. Saint Petersburg has been, since its foundation, the Russian capital of intellectuals, artists, musicians, poets and writers – the so-called intelligentsia. In the early 1900s, winds of change were blowing all over Russia, and especially in the capitals. Russia, too, had its own avant-garde movement, grouped under ...
30 May
2016
Duolingo: a free language learning game! Привет ребята! Today, I want to share with you a very useful website and mobile app for learning Russian and many other languages: Duolingo, a free language learning game! It is absolutely (ad) free and at the moment it features courses for English speakers in 18 languages. Other language ...
27 May
2016
5 Italian Architects of Saint Petersburg On the occasion of Saint Petersburg’s 313th birthday (May 27th, 2016), I wanted to write you about some of the most important Italian architects involved in building this amazing city! Italy and Russia have entertained excellent cultural relations throughout the centuries: countless Italian artists moved to Russia and were able ...
25 May
2016
Beyond Liden and Denz: Moscow language exchange The good command of foreign languages gives plenty of personal, social and professional advantages you can use in Moscow Language exchange. It opens the gates to different cultures, lifestyles and employment markets. More generally, a good grasp of another tongue and the contact with other social communities make ...
25 May
2016
Saint Petersburg celebrates 313th Birthday ! May 27th is when Saint Petersburg celebrates the foundation of the city. On this day, in 1703, in the course of war against Sweden, tsar Peter the Great laid the first stone of what was to be the Petropavlovskaya Krepost, the Peter and Paul Fortress. According to legend, the emperor ...
16 May
2016
Beaches in Russia: Everyone Goes to the Beach! Summer is finally coming to Saint Petersburg and many students talk of getting out of the city on weekends to visit some of the nearby beaches on the Baltic. Here are a few things I learned riding the elektrichka – the local train service – to Solnechnoye ...