Time to say goodbye, пока пока!

More than four weeks in Petersburg – when I booked my stay here, I thought it would be quite a long time, I was afraid and at the same time excited of coming here: I was alone, with a knowledge of Russian language based almost on my memories at the university, but with a great will… Continue reading

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К сожалению, мне пора…До свидания.

The time has come for me to say goodbye, and leave the city that has so easily become home. It’s difficult for me to separate out my impressions of the St. Petersburg from my time with Liden & Denz, and the past four weeks have been a remarkable experience. The people I’ve met, everything I’ve… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz – Marcello Thiel

Marcello Thiel is working as a German teacher here at Liden & Denz while he studies. Here is his story: Why did you decide to come to Russia to study Russian? I wanted to improve my Russian. I studied Russian a long time ago and I almost forgot it and lost a bit of my… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz – Lodovico Simone

Lodovico Simone is working in Italy as financial consultant. He has been learning Russian with Liden & Denz more than once. Here is his story: Why did you decide to come to Russia to study Russian? I decided to come to Russia because I thought that was the only way to improve my knowledge and… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz – Laura Ha (Germany)

Laura Ha is a 21 year old German doing volunteer work for an NGO and studying Russian with Liden & Denz. Here is her story: What is your current occupation? I’m a volunteer in a German organisation called Action Reconciliation, which was formed after World War II with the idea that Germans should be responsible… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz – Pierre Billon-Lanfrey

Pierre Billon-Lanfrey works in a hotel in Biarritz in France. Here is his story: Why did you decide to come to Russia to study Russian? It was an idea of mine. I have always thought that Russian is an interesting and beautiful language. So, I talked to my boss and she agreed that it would… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz – Pierre Billon-Lanfrey

Pierre Billon-Lanfrey works in a hotel in Biarritz in France. Here is his story: Why did you decide to come to Russia to study Russian? It was an idea of mine. I have always thought that Russian is an interesting and beautiful language. So, I talked to my boss and she agreed that it would… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz – Robert Griesbeck

 Robert Griesbeck is a German, working as a tax counselor for an insurance company in Germany. Here is his story: How did you come up with the idea to learn Russian and why (exactly) in Russia? I started studying Russian 5 years ago, after I had already studied Latin, English, French and a bit of… Continue reading

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