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How to Overcome Language Barriers?

Nowadays, you can often come across such a thing as a “language barrier” and, probably, each of us have faced this problem at least once in their life.  In this article, we’ll talk to you about how to overcome a language barrier and start to communicate in a foreign language.

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The Origin of Shashlik

Today in the article we are going to speak about the food that every Russian person adores – shashlik.  Shashlik [shash-LEEK] is a meat dish that can be found in almost all countries around the world, although it’s still unknown how, where and when it first appeared.

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Interview with our guide Janis

We have prepared for you another interview with our guide Janis, who will tell you a little about himself and share some impressions about the time spent with foreign students on various trips and events.

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Peer students

“Peer students” – interview with Kristina and Tatyana

In this article, we are going to tell you about “peer students” – students and communication partners who teach Russian to foreigners. Two students of Daugavpils University Kristina and Tatyana who have been working with foreign students for few years are going to share their personal experience.

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The interview with Jill Roese

Here is an interview with Jill Roese, philologist and Russian language teacher. We asked her a few questions about her life and how she studied Russian.

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Erasmus - How to Travel and Upgrade Your Skills

Erasmus – How to Travel and Upgrade Your Skills

Surely you have heard a lot about Erasmus programme. However, not many of you have used the opportunities offered by the programme. Today, we have decided to find out what the programme is about, how it works, and how you can significantly upgrade you professional skills by means of Erasmus programme.

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Why are field trips helpful?

In order to answer the question asked in the title, we should decide what training means in general. Training literally means classes at school, homework, learning new words and grammar rules.

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Learn Russian in Kiev: a few interesting facts about the city

Learn Russian in Kiev: a few interesting facts about the city

The Ukrainian capital is the third largest Russian-speaking city. Therefore, a lot of people travel to Kiev to learn Russian. If you are thinking of going to learn Russian in Kiev, you should read our collection of interesting facts about the city. Not every citizen of Kiev knows all these facts.

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Our excursions: the Museum of Military Vehicles in Svente

Svente is a small town situated not far from Daugavpils. It is interesting because of the Svente Manor that used to belong to a noble German family, and the private collection of military vehicles. The manor was reconstructed in 2005, and the hotel with a restaurant and sauna was opened there .

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Our excursions: Rundale palace

It takes you about three hours to get to Rundale. Through the window you can see how picturesque, hilly landscapes of Latgale (eastern Latvia) turn into a plain that is situated on the South of the country – in Zemgale. The surrounding places are rich in history; the guide tells you about the glacier that […]

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