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Understand Latvian through Russian

27 Sep 2022

  Before coming to Riga, I never had any contact with the Latvian language whatsoever. But staying here helped me realize how many common words there are in Russian and ...
20 Sep 2022

  If you ever decide to pick up any book written in the 19th century in Russian, you will surely come across SLOVOERS. But what is that and what should you know about ...
08 Sep 2022

  One of the many things you will get to experience in Latvia is witnessing the consequences of language contact. This time, we are going to check out how is Latvian ...
02 Sep 2022

The crowded hallway is filled with smiley faces, holding their mothers´ hands, excited to be given a role as big as going to school. Their friends are here, all dressed up, ...
30 Aug 2022

The sun just began setting over the big RIGA sign on a hot Sunday afternoon as my plane landed. As the landscape flew before my eyes, the gates of Riga embraced me, and I ...
06 Dec 2021

Many people have heard the classic advice, that the best way to learn a foreign language is to go to a foreign country where it is spoken by the population. While immersion ...
13 Oct 2021

Pronunciation in Russian Since arriving in St. Petersburg, one of the most frustrating things I have found when speaking Russian is not being understood due to my ...
24 Aug 2021

Buying a flat requires a real estate vocabulary that must be learned in order to avoid making the wrong decision. In this sector there are concepts that will undoubtedly be ...
23 Jan 2020

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Now that I have been in Moscow for almost 3 months, I think it’s time to look back and reflect on it. Those who have never been to Moscow or have only been here for a few days ...
06 Dec 2019

До свидания? I can’t believe I’m already writing this post! It seems like it was just yesterday when I arrived at the school and I met my teacher, classmates and the other ...
09 Aug 2019

Liden & Denz gives us the possibility not only to improve our Russian skills but also to meet students from all over the world. Listening to their diverse and interesting ...
05 Aug 2019

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"Почему ты изучаешь русский язык?" Every foreigner who learns Russian will have heard this question many, many times! The enquirer is usually a Russian person, looking ...