Communism, Vodka and Caviar?
Russia has always had a mysterious appeal to the western world and it has followed a rich and complex history. It is a nation of Tsars who truely deserve the prefix 'Great', as well as of tyrannical rulers who terrorised their people. It is a country which has sufferred great troubles during wartime.
The country covers a vast territory that encompasses a diverse array of people and climates and it has a unique national religion, a fascinating language and a special cuisine. And of course, Russia has a huge list of great composers, scientists, philosophers and writers, many who are little known in the west.
Russia is of course more than 'communism, vodka and caviar'. As you can see there is so much more to discover. If you are intrigued and have a desire to learn more, why not join us on a journey to gain a real understanding of Russia and its people, come and discover it with linguaru.
Reasons to Discover Russian Culture
What might your reasons be for wanting to learn about Russia?
As the Russian economy grows, businesses are forming more relationships with Russian companies. Learn how to lead your business negotiations through an understanding of Russian culture.
You are planning a trip to russia and you want to engage with the people and gain an insight into their lives.
Families, partners or friends or if you are planning to relocate to russia.
You may also wish to book a group language course along with the workshops or teambuilding sessions. We will provide 10% discount for all package bookings.
We help you do business and personal communication with the Russians more confidently and more successfully
Whether you travel for business, personal reasons or you are a tourist in Russia or maybe you are planning to relocate to Russia our cultural workshops will meet all your needs.
We design and deliver Cultural workshop specifically for each individual client.
Examples of our Cultural workshops
Etiquette and traditions while doing business in Russia
You will find out how the business hierarchy is still important in Russia, and why the company boss does not always arrive to meetings on time. Or how you might behave differently if your Russian business partner is female? We will play role games to test your gained knowledge and do much more….
Communicating with the Russian people
We will introduce you to Russian beliefs, culture, values, ethics, customs and national character. For example, to be genuine is one of the Russian most highly regarded values. How knowledge of non-verbal communication could lead you to success… Practical games, tests and much more….
Introduction to Russian food and tastes
Our workshop will prepare you to handle Russian restaurant habits and introduce you to typical Russian dishes. Also what you might do if your friend offers you a full four course dinner while you are visiting his house, but you have already eaten a huge meal elsewhere. How important toasts and small speeches are before you drink bottoms up.
You also might wish to book a course in Russian cuisine, again we can fulfill your requirements?
Russian Culture and Civilization. Russia as She Is
Russian people may form an impression of you based on your understanding of their history and culture. Do you know who composed ‘Swan lake’ for example?. We will give you a crash course on the most crucial historical periods of Russia as well as the main cultural aspects of Russian art and music. By the end of this workshop you will freely be able to contribute to cultural discussion with your Russian friends and business partners.