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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Gorchitsa Cafe

This one is for admirers of French cuisine. About a 5 minute walk from ALMA School, pretty much across the street, there is a restaurant-cafe called Gorchitsa Cafe. "Горчица" (gar-ch`ee-tsa) is the Russian word for "mustard" and that spicy yellow deliciousness accompanies almost everyt…

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ALMA Cup for Tim

Our student Tim has been learning Russian as foreign with us at ALMA School for only two months. However, we have already covered one fifth of our (huge!) coursebook "5 элементов". How did that happen? Simple! Tim came to his very first lesson with his homework all done! Hard work pays off ;) D…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Statue of Anna Akhmatova

Kyiv was a very important place in the life of this amazing Russian poetess of the Silver Age (beginning of the XXth century). Here Anna Akhmatova first started to write poetry. And this year, on her 128th birthday (June 23rd) a monument was opened in Kyiv to remember and celebrate this incredible…

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ALMA Cup for Mattias

Hi there! Yet another lucky one who got the ALMA Cup is Mattias from Germany. Mattias has worked as a chemist in Norway before coming to our sunny Kyiv to learn Russian as foreign here at ALMA School. Unlike many fellow students, Mattias enjoys studying grammar and rules!! ☝️ And does not enjoy lea…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Ivan Franko Theatre

Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater is another neighbour we are very proud to have. Located below the upper Khreschatik metro station entrance, it is about a 20 minute walk from ALMA School. The theatre is well-traveled: it was established in Vinnytsia in 1920, then moved to Kharkiv (the…

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