15/09/07 – 30/09/2007

My stay in Kaliningrad was wonderful in every respect. I was met on arrival and lodged in a very comfortable guesthouse only minutes’ walk from the school. My classes at school were excellent, tailored to my needs, and I believe I made some good progress in my Russian language capability. I had the pleasure of working with Marina, Inga and Olga. I also very much enjoyed the school-organized excursions – the horse jumping competition in Chernyakhovsk with Ilya, the City Tour of Kaliningrad with Sergei, and the Kurshskaya Kosa excursion with Irina.

Everyone at Privet! was always helpful, from Ilya and Anton in making arrangements for my arrival – enrollment, visa support, etc., to Irina’s working out a schedule of classes to accommodate my needs and desires, and to all for guidance in events and activities to see. As well, I enjoyed the interaction with my fellow students from whom I also learned a lot and with whom I had a lot of fun, both within Kaliningrad and on our own trips to Zelenogradsk and Svetlogorsk. My guesthouse lodging was convenient, comfortable and pleasant. Kaliningrad is an interesting city with a fascinating history and a unique location. I would highly recommend Privet! Russian Language School in Kaliningrad to anyone who is looking to learn/improve Russian language skills and enjoy a unique part of Russia.