Learn Polish Language for Beginners
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Learn Polish Language for Beginners

Learn basics of Polish language through short interactive video lessons.
4.1 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
58 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2015
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Introduce themselfs in Polish
  • Greet someone in formal and informal way
  • Asking about directions
  • Taking a taxi
  • Ordering a food
  • Getting around the city
  • Making an appointment with a doctor
  • Asking about how someone feels
  • Renting a car
  • Cope with sitations at the airport, train station, store, or in the hotel
  • Knowing basic expressions
  • Knowing numbers and ordinal numbers
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Requirements
  • This course doesn't require any previous knowledge.
Description

Learn Polish Language for Beginners is designed to give you the skills to cope with situations you might find yourself in when visiting Poland. It's easy to learn and interactive. Perfect for people who want to visit Poland, or to start learn Polish language. It will give you basic knowledge and skills for speaking, writing, and listening in Polish.

Desing of this course is directed to remember and practice of the words and phrases.

You will hear dialogues between native speakers which help you to understand how to use word or phrase ind the conversation.

What's inside?

  • 24 video lessons, over 2 hours of content in 5 sections
  1. Essentials - covers Polish alphabet, numbers, ordinal numbers and basic expressions
  2. Basic Grammar - conjugations of verbs ( to be, to have), plural
  3. Essentials (2) - this section covers hotel, airport, train station, renting a car and getting around situations
  4. Ordering food and shopping - ordering a food, buying clothes, shopping at the liquer store
  5. When You're not feeling well - how to tell about your illness, how to make an apointment with a doctor

After most of the lectures, you can check what you've learned by taking quizzes.

Completing the Learn Polish Language for Beginners course will allow you to communicate in practical, common situations, and develop understanding of the Polish language.

Start adventure with learning Polish today and see how great it is!

Who is the target audience?
  • The course is meant for beginners, doesn't require any previous knowledge, just follow lessons, repeat and practice.
  • People travelling to Poland for business or holiday.
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
03:10:00
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Introduction
2 Lectures 03:04

Why You should learn Polish language?

It's a great, beautiful language to learn.

Preview 01:35

Information about how it works.

Preview 01:29
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Essentials
9 Lectures 01:04:25

From A to Z Polish alphabet, including Polish signs: ą, ę, ć, ł, ó, ń, ź, ż.

Preview 09:41

Diphtongs: ch, cz, dz, dź, dzi , dż, rz, sz, ci, ni, si, zi

Alphabet part 2
04:17

Informal way of greeting:

cześć (hello) - when you want to greet a friend or someone you know quite well

Formal way of greeting:

Dzieńdobry (Goodmorning)

Dobrywieczór (Goodevening)

How to say "goodbye"?

Formal way - dowidzenia

Informal way - cześć (bye) ( this word has two meanings, depends on situation)

How to say Hello
09:14

How to say Hello
2 questions

Lecture contains useful expressions like:

Nazywam się... (My name is...)

Jak się pan nazywa (What's your name?) - to a man

Jak się pani nazywa (What's your name?) - to a woman

Miło pana poznać (It's nice to meet you)

Preview 05:39

How to introduce Yourself
1 question

Lecture show you how to ask some particular question

Czy mówi pan po angielsku? ( Do you speak english?) to a man

Useful question - Do you speak English?
06:08

Numbers from 1 to 99

Numbers (1)
06:25

Ordinal numbers from 1st to 19th.

Explanation why ordinal numbers follow gender of the noun.

Masculine gender end in "y"

Feminine gender end in "a"

Neuter gender end in "e"

Ordinal Numbers
10:00

Basic questions in Polish language like:

Co to jest? (What is it?)

Kto to jest? (Who is it?)

Jak długo? (How long?)

Jak się masz? (How are you?)

Word "czy" and it's meaning.

Asking questions
05:27

Explanations of possible directions which you could receive from people in Poland

Proszę skręcić w prawo (turn right)

Proszę skręcić w lewo (turn left)

Proszę iść prosto (go straight ahead)

Proszę zawrócić ( turn around)

Proszę iść tędy (go that way)

Asking about directions
07:34

Asking about directions
3 questions
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Basic Grammar
3 Lectures 12:48
To be, to have
02:05

Plural (1)
07:12

Plural (2)
03:31
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Essentials (2)
7 Lectures 01:00:53

Numbers 100 and more

Numbers (2)
04:28

Helpful information about what you should say in the hotel, or what you may hear from a receptionist

Chciałbym się zameldować (I'd like to check in)

Poproszę jednoosobowy pokój na jedną noc (I'd like a single room for one night)

Poproszę dwuosobowy pokój na tydzień (I'd like a double room for one week)

In the Hotel
09:28

In the Hotel
3 questions

Ordinal numbers 20 and more

Ordinal Numbers (2)
06:55

Helpful information about what you should say at the airport, or what you may hear from customs officer

Mam coś do oclenia (I've something to declare)

Nie mam nic do oclenia (I've nothing to declare)

Gdzie jest odprawa paszportowa? (Where is passport controll?)

Gdzie jest odprawa celna? (Where is customs?)

At the Airport
08:11

At the Airport
3 questions

Helpful information about what you should say at the train station, or what you may hear from a cashier

Poproszę bilet (I'd like a ticket please)

Z którego peronu? (Which platform?)

O której odjeżdża pociąg? (When does the train leave?)

Pierwsza klasa (First class)

Druga klasa (Second class)

At the train station
10:20

At the train station
3 questions

Helpful information about what you should when renting a car

Chciałbym wynająć samochód (I´d like to rent a car, please)

Ile za dzień? (How much for a day?)

Szukam małego samochodu (I’m looking for a compact)

Szukam dużego samochodu (I’m looking for a full-size car)

Szukam średniego samochodu (I’m looking for a mid-size car)

Renting a Car
10:22

Renting a Car
3 questions

Helpful information about how to get in the place you want, with a taxi or a bus

Gdzie jest przystanek autobusowy? (Where is the bus?)

Gdzie jest postój taksówek? (Where are the taxis?)

Proszę mnie zawieźć pod ten adress (Take me to this adress, please)

Ile kosztuje przejazd? (How much is the fare?)

Getting around the city
11:09

Getting around the city
3 questions
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Ordering food and shopping
3 Lectures 31:42

Helpful information about what you should say when ordering a food

Poproszę herbatę (I'd like a tea, please)

Poproszę kawę (I'd like a coffee, please)

Wodę mineralną poproszę (I'd like a mineral water, please)

Poproszę rachunek (Could I have the bill, please?)

In a Restaurant
11:17

In a Restaurant
3 questions

Helpful information about what you should say during shopping

Odzież męska (Men's clothes)

Odzież damska (Women's clothes)

Ile to kosztuje? (How much is it?)

Płacę kartą (I'd like to pay with a credit card)

Buying Clothes
12:28

Buying Clothes
3 questions

Helpful information about what you should say at the liquor store

wolę (I prefer)

Poproszę litr (One liter, please)

Dwa litry poproszę (Two liters, please)

Poproszę pół litra (Half a litre, please)

At the liquor store
07:57

At the liquor store
3 questions
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When You're not feeling well
2 Lectures 17:08

Helpful information about what you should say when you are not feeling well

Boli mnie głowa (I've got a headache)

Jestem zmęczony (I'm tired)

Mam temeperaturę (I've got a temperature)

Źle się czuję (I'm not feeling well)

How to talk a about illness
08:20

How to talk a about illness
4 questions

Helpful information about how to make an appointment with a doctor or a dentist

Chciałbym umówić się na wizytę u lekarza (I'd like to make an appointment with the doctor)

Dzisiaj (today)

Tomorrow (jutro)

O której godzinie? (At what time?)

How to make an appointment
08:48

How to make an appointment
3 questions
About the Instructor
Dawid Kokolus
4.1 Average rating
5 Reviews
58 Students
1 Course
Entrepreneur, Engineer, app Developer

Hello, my name is Dawid Kokolus, I live in Poland where I've graduated The Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Szczecin, my specialization is software engineering. I have been programming since 2003, starting form C++, then C# and JAVA. Except programming I'm interested in photography and video-making. Especially aerial-videos.

From 2012 I'm running my own business offering IT services. Creating apps, solving software and hardware problems is what I generally do. I'm offering my services mostly for private persons, but I've been working with companies aswell ( Tekor, Omega-Szczecin, CCD, Euro-Centrum Pomerania). Recently I've started developing apps for android platform. At the moment I have one app at the Google Play.

When I have discovered Udemy, together with Monika Sedler - Polish language teacher, we have decided to create course for people which want to learn Polish language. We are both native Polish language speakers.

Monika Sedler
4.1 Average rating
5 Reviews
58 Students
1 Course
Polish language teacher

I'm native Polish language speaker. In 2009 I have graduated The Faculty of Philology of The University of Szczecin. Since then I'm living in Szczecin and working as a private teacher of Polish language. I have much experience in preparing students for high school exams, preparing students for secondary school certificates and helping them with understanding Polish language and literature. From my own experience I know that Polish grammar is sometimes hard to understand for young people. So here I'm, always doing my best, and trying to help people all over the World to learn Polish language.