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Interesting places to see in Daugavpils. Part 2

What are the interesting place to see in Daugavpils? All visitors who come to the city for the first time ask this question. Therefore, we’ll continue a series of articles about the most popular places and attractions in Daugavpils.

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Interesting places to see in Daugavpils. Part 1

Daugavpils, the second-largest city in Latvia, is located on the both banks of the river Daugava. We’d like to tell you about what interesting places you can see in Daugavpils. In our today’s article, we’ll speak about the most interesting street in Daugavpils – Rigas street.

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The Highest Orthodox Bell Towers in Russia

Golden domes sparkling in the sun, sounds of bells ringing floating in the air… This is what makes a soul of a Russian Orthodox person thrill in majestic awe. Today we are going to tell you about the highest bell towers in Russia.

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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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