Russian cultural awareness training

By vlada ·
What do you need to know, working or socialising with Russians? Are there any western habits that would seem strange or unattractive to Russians, and the other way round? Should…

Russian handwriting: to write or not to write

By vlada ·
Any typical beginner Russian course starts with the introduction of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Our students learn the printed letters, start reading in Russian (which is usually exciting!) and then…

​Intensive Russian language courses

By vlada ·
We often get requests for intensive Russian courses. The word "intensive" must appeal to the modern mind: quick, efficient, result-oriented. But I think there is a lot of misunderstanding of…

17 Travel Tips for Russia

By vlada ·
Going to Russia? Whether it is a pleasure or business trip, these tips will help you feel more comfortable while travelling in Russia.

Russian dialects and accents

By vlada ·
Anyone who has ever learned English as a foreign language would know how much real English, spoken by native speakers, differs from the neutral kind of English taught in classroom…

Our students and their goals

By vlada ·
Sometimes our clients ask: do you have a lot of demand for Russian lessons? And who are the people taking Russian lessons in London?

Russian Names

By vlada ·
Names are usually not given much attention in textbooks or Russian language lessons. But at the same time, the ability to understand them and to use them properly is so…