Xanat

Халат is the Russian word for ‘bathrobe’. Of all the exotic and beautiful words in the Russian language, bathrobe definitely isn’t the most inspiring, poetic or even vital. However, for those curious about the Russian language or preparing to travel to the stunning country, Russian language teacher Yana Kapustina promises to equip students with knowledge far superseding identifying essentials in a hotel.

According to Yana, Russian language is a language best learnt through understanding its fascinating culture, cuisine, traditions and people. Brimming with knowledge, Yana will give insight and insider tips on everything from travel to dating in her Russian language workshop.

Learn about the glittering palaces and swirly-spired churches of Moscow and St Petersburg or charming historical towns and villages with onion domes and gingerbread cottages. Discover the work of literary greats such as Tolstoy and Pushkin from a born and bred Russian.





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