Всем привет! I am Giulia, from Italy and I will be interning at Liden & Denz centre in St. Petersburg for the next two months. I study Languages for International Cooperation at the University of Padua and I have just finished my first year of Master’s. When I decided to study Russian I did not ...
Hi everyone! My name is Francesca, I’m a Dutch/Italian freelance journalist based in St. Petersburg, and since June, a new intern at the Liden and Denz Language Center in St. Petersburg. I ended up in Russia a bit by chance almost four years ago when I found a double Master’s degree in journalism between Berlin ...
A little bit about myself Hi everyone, it is a pleasure to start writing in this blog! I am Francesca, the new intern at Liden & Denz Moscow. My main task is to write interesting articles about the Russian culture and share my exciting experience of living in the capital. I am an Italian student ...
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 ...
Hi! My name is Liz. I am from Minnesota in the United States, and am the newest intern at Liden & Denz. From exploring Russian history to finding great places to study, I hope to share what I find in St Petersburg with you. This is my fourth time in St Petersburg, but my first ...
During my stay in St.Petersburg I was learning so many new words and phrases in Russian and started to think of ways to use them in everyday life. But with whom should I speak? I didn’t know anyone in Saint Petersburg and throughout the week I was usually very busy. As I took out my ...
Russian Cases Hardships: Myth Busting! Once you decide to start learning Russian everyone begins intimidating you. Mom says: Russian is sooo rough and confusing…by the way, what sounds better – дружба (DRUHZHBA) or гниль (GNIEL)? Judged exclusively by the way it sounds GNIEL must be something pleasant and tender, while DRUHZHBA, on the contrary, must ...
Tips for studying foreign languages In the following article I want to give you some useful advice about how to approach language learning. In the last years did a lot of research and checked out different approaches from people who succeeded in this area. Here is a short summary: You need a willingness to ...
New Intern at Liden & Denz: Hello Maxim! Добрый день and hello to everybody, My name is Maxim and I have the pleasure to study and work as an intern at the language center Liden & Denz in Saint Petersburg for the following 3 months. As a student I have already passed here three weeks ...
Mastering Russian Cursive Dear students of Liden & Denz, maybe some of you missed the lessons on cursive writing, so I thought I’d give you a few tips on how to learn to write like a Russian. Many of our teachers use block letters on the board, because Russian cursive can be quite difficult to ...