Student Interview with Ronald Knox – Living in Russia in the «несовершенный вид»

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A seasoned traveller and no stranger to the streets of St Petersburg, Ronald Knox, from Philadelphia, has just completed three weeks at Liden and Denz. As part of his travels this year, Ronald decided to pay St Petersburg a visit. Despite being caught out by the capricious St Petersburg weather, Ronald thoroughly enjoyed his time… Continue reading

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The colourful world of Russian sayings

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Safe to say that Russian is a “filthy” rich language, with an insanely wide range of different proverbs and sayings that fit every situation and can be used to convey your message in a very punctual way. What’s more learning them and their origin will give you a wider cultural understanding, that’s why I decided… Continue reading

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Learn Russian in Russia: University or L&D

Why should (Italian) students come to learn Russian at L&D? Being already at the end of my second experience at Liden & Denz and having been both at the school of Moscow and St. Petersburg, here is my personal and totally impartial opinion about Russian lessons here. In this article you will find good reasons… Continue reading

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On a date with Russian proverbs

Here we go again with some nice figures of speech translated from Russian into English. This time we’re doing it in a slightly different way! This topic is all about a conversation with your colleague or friend at a restaurant, exchanging funny phrases which are fitting to the current situation. Every phrase can be used… Continue reading

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5 Top Tips On Living With a Russian Host Family

The thought of visiting Russia did frighten me somewhat. Prior to my arrival, a few questions would whizz around my head: Will I be able to cope with the language? Will I make friends? Will I manage to be successful as a student there? However, what worried me most was whether I would get on… Continue reading

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London-Moscow

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Hi everyone! My name is Lola and I am extremely excited to be joining the team of amazing bloggers at Liden and Denz! I will be spending the next couple of months studying Russian at the Liden and Denz center in Moscow. Alongside my daily Russian lessons, I will be getting re-acquainted with the city that I… Continue reading

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Improve your Pronunciation Skills

Russian language is a true challenge to all non Slavic native speakers, as you probably already know. Its grammar is one of the most tough and “frightening” parts, so that’s why everybody deeply focuses into it from the beginning. Actually, to learn a language one have to achieve many skills, and a good grammar knowledge… Continue reading

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