Here you can get to know information about the Karelian Regional Organization of Additional Education “Center “Initiative” (in Russian abbreviation it is KROODO “Tsentr “Initsiativa”). This is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that was founded in Petrozavodsk in September, 2003.
Do you want to know what level of Russian you can get in one month starting from zero? Watch Claudia’s video project and you’ll see what progress you might get! She tells you how to cook borscht, the most famous Russian soup – all IN RUSSIAN!!! She took our May A0 group course and spent […]
Our students shocked us complaining that Russians put dill to every dish, even PIZZA!!!! And we were like “Really??? We don’t even notice it!” Indeed, in my family we put dill and parsley everywhere: meat and fish dishes, salads, soup… And that’s true that we don’t even feel any special taste when we put dill […]
Last week our students from Finland, Italy, Austria and Great Britain along with their classes discovered Karelia! For example, our student Pekka Mikkola from Finland visited Concert Of Russian folk ensemble «Onego» and ensemble «Voronezh girls» and enjoyed their strong russian voices. Also he visited ancient Karelian village Kinerma and House of Karelian language in […]
Waterfall Kivach and the church of Assumption are two major sights in Karelia, situated in the vicinity of Petrozavodsk. In May 2017 this excursion became the most popular and favorite excursion among our students! Let us tell you why! Kivach Waterfalls is the second biggest flat waterfall in Europe (the first one is Rhein Waterfalls). […]
There are many words in Russian that confuse a foreigner. What’s the difference between ТОЖЕ and ЕЩЁ. Let’s see… Well, the easiest way to remember which one to use is this one: Use ТОЖЕ when you talk about two or more people or things in a sentence and you kind of compare them saying that […]
No matter what you study – 90% of your success is a good teacher! Our school is really lucky, because we have the best teachers in the world! I’m not kidding! Our foreign students come from Europe, Asia, America… – all of them say that they’ve been studying Russian for a long time in their […]
Our every student is unbelievably talented and has his own tricks in learning Russian. But Elize Retief from South Africa showed us what it really means to be creative when you study a foreign language! Elize came to us in the beginning of May for a two-week course. She joined the A0 group and started […]