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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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Your LIGO Linguistic Survival Kit!

21.06.2018
Are you ready for the most beloved national holiday by everybody in Latvia - LIGO (summer solstice celebration)? We sure are! In fact, our marketing manager Jelena has prepared a special Russian words list for the occasion - LIGO Top 10! Here 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 7....
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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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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 who aim to develop 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. There are 5-10 extra lessons per week in a small group of 1-5 students.  Benefit from rapid progress, gaining confidence in Russian, as well as improving your pronunciation and fluency. Choose to study in small groups...
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