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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 3 most difficult words for you in the Russian language? Michael: Oh! That’s easy! 1) Здравствуйте [zdrávstvujte] – formal „hello” 2)...
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Your LIGO survival linguistic kit!
21.06.2018
Are you ready for the most loved by everyone in Latvia national holiday - LIGO (summer solstice celebration)? We sure are! In fact, our marketing manager Jelena has prepared a Special list of Russian words for the occasion - LIGO Top 10! There is your LIGO survival linguistic kit: 1. Пиво [pívo] - beer 2. Сыр [syr] - cheese 3. Венок [venók] – wreath 4. Костер [kostjór] - bonfire 5. Шашлык [šašlýk] - skewered meat 6. Танцы [táncy] - dancing...
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Best reasons to stay at Shared Flat for your summer Russian course!
30.05.2018
Thinking about what accommodation option to choose for this summer’s Russian language course? Why should you choose the Shared Flat? It’s affordable, it’s centrally located, it’s fully equipped and a perfect place for you to make new exciting acquaintances among your fellow Russian language students! Located in the heart of Riga city centre, the Shared Flat offers modern facilities and an excellent living environment to help you focus on studies and relax after classes. Of course, the best part is...
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„My Russian has improved enormously!”
18.05.2018
Our student Eugenia from Italy has been studying at Russian Language Academy Durbe for about six weeks. We had a little chat about her experience of studying Russian in Riga. Q: What inspired you to study Russian in the first place? I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, but as I grew up in Italy I didn't speak Russian. I have always felt connected to the country as well as the language and it was an old dream of mine...
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Put yourself on the map with International summer internship!
14.05.2018
Do you know that in many cases experience counts more than qualifications in today’s global society? Internship at Russian Language Academy Durbe provides tremendous opportunity to gain invaluable work experience during your college break or summer vacation. Differentiate yourself from your peers by learning real-world skills, gaining Russian language proficiency, and immersing yourself in Russian and Latvian cultures to help make your résumé really stand out. Take your Russian language skills and professional skills to a whole new level by...
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Enjoy a 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...
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