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Challenge Russian

How to Obtain Funding for Study Abroad

09.08.2018
Hello guys! It’s me again, Marianne. I am the summer intern at the Russian Language Academy Durbe in Riga, Latvia. I am French but I study in the UK and I just spent one year in Granada, Spain. I am conscious that traveling for your studies or to do a language internship might seem complicated and costly. So here are my tips on how to obtain funding for your studies/internship abroad! Erasmus+ You probably heard about Erasmus+, the EU's programme...
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Why on earth would you study Russian?

01.08.2018
 And other questions that need to be answered about learning languages... When I meet people, they often quickly find out that I am a language freak. Their reactions vary but follow a predictable pattern. Those questions, no matter how cliché, actually arise from legitimate concern or curiosity. If you study or speak more than one language, or if you are planning to do so, here are a couple of questions that people most probably will ask you, and that you...
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“Spectacular Russian – The Challenge Makes It Interesting!”

14.06.2018
From favorite words in Russian to hardworking locals of Latvia – Michael from Hong Kong talks about his Russian language study experience in Riga: Durbe: What makes Russian an interesting language in your opinion? Michael: For me, the Russian language is spectacular - quite difficult to learn, but the challenge makes it super interesting! Durbe: What are the 3 most difficult words in Russian for you? Michael: Oh! That’s easy! 1) Здравствуйте [zdrávstvujte] – formal "hello” 2) Воскресенье [vaskresenʹe] –...
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Put Yourself On the Map With an International Summer Internship!

14.05.2018
Do you know that in many cases, experience counts more than qualifications in today’s society? An Internship at Russian Language Academy Durbe provides a great opportunity to gain invaluable work experience during your college break or summer vacation. Distinguish yourself from your peers! Learn real-world skills, gain Russian language proficiency, and immerse yourself in Russian and Latvian cultures to help make your resumé really stand out. Take your Russian language and professional skills to a whole new level by applying...
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Enjoy the Perfect Atmosphere of Riga to Improve Your Russian!

28.03.2018
Let us share with you an interview with David – our student from sunny Malta, who talks about all the reasons why students should come to Riga to study Russian. We at Durbe RLA are always interested in knowing why people want to speak Russian. So we asked David about his choice! D: I am studying Russian mostly because I am very fond of the Russian culture, music, art and so on. It is a very interesting language, also an...
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Why Choose Russian in a Mini Group?

28.03.2018
Russian language courses with the Mini Group option are designed for motivated students aiming to develop their Russian communication skills quickly and effectively. This type, of course, is very popular among our students. This is an excellent combination of Standard or Intensive group course with 5 to 10 extra lessons per week in a Mini Group class of 1 to 5 students, where you will benefit from rapid progress, gaining confidence in Russian, as well as improving your pronunciation and...
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