Polish For Beginners

Learn how to speak basic phrases when you visit Poland.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 10 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

The course is designed for English speaking students who want to learn the basics of Polish language for travelling or business purposes. The course covers introduction, greetings, necessary phrases for the tourists, asking for directions, ordering a meal at a restaurant, purchasing a train ticket, booking a hotel room, etc.

The course is comprised of videos, power point presentations, and quizzes. It should take approximately a week or two to complete the course.

The advantage of the course it that it is designed in a simple and straightforward way, it avoids too complicated expressions that usually confuse the beginners and the phrases are repeated slowly by the instructor. Also, the instructor adds some cultural facts about Poland, which will hopefully prepare the student for the best experience while travelling to this country.

What are the requirements?

  • Notepad and a pen

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Greet and introduce each other, say 'thank you', be familiar with 'tourist' phrases, order food in a restaurant, book a hotel room, buy a train ticket, say numbers

What is the target audience?

  • The course is designed for English speakers
  • It is a beginner course so no previous knowledge of Polish is necessary, however, it would be advisable if the student was familiar with Polish alphabet and its pronunciation.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

01:49

The purpose of this course is to learn basic phrases, and to be able to ask basic questions in Polish. The student will also have a chance to learn the Polish alphabet. At the end of this course you will be comfortable asking simple questions and you will know basic travelers' phrases. Also you should be able to read and pronounce words.

This course is designed for English speakers who want to learn Polish for travelling or business purposes. The topics covered in this course are: alphabet introduction, greetings, asking directions, ordering food in a restaurant, buying a train ticket, numbers, telling time etc. Before each section, I will give a short explanation about the cultural and some grammatical nuances that you can find useful in real - life situations. Also, at the end of each section, there will be a short quiz which will help you review the topic.

I designed the course for a beginner student who will be travelling to Poland for business or leisure.

If there is something unclear about a lesson, or if you have any type of questions, you can always send me an email, and I will reply to you within 24 hours. Also, we can always meet on Skype during my office hours.

03:59

I will talk about a few things in Polish grammar which might help the student get a clearer picture of the words, phrases, and dialogues that will be presented in this course.

07:29

Student will be able to pronounce Polish alphabet which will be helpful in reading and learning Polish words.

06:07

Student will be able to say 'hello', 'goodbye' and greet one another. Formal and informal dialogues will be presented as well as auxiliary vocabulary.

Polish Greeting
6 questions
06:35

Student will be able to introduce himself/herself. Formal and informal dialogues will be presented as well as auxiliary vocabulary.

9 questions

http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a202118

06:18

Student will be able to ask and answer: "Do you speak Polish?, and " Where are you from?" Formal and informal dialogues will be presented as well as auxiliary vocabulary.

Do you speak Polish?
8 questions
Section 1: Start Here
11:04

Student will be able to count, tell what year it is, and ask about somebody's age. Auxiliary vocabulary as well as helpful phrases will be presented.

9 questions

http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a202888

14:11

Student will be able to tell time and ask what time it is in Polish. Auxiliary vocabulary, helpful phrases as well as dialogues will be presented.

Telling time in Polish
14 questions
08:20

Student will know several ways to ask for price in Polish. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented. Student will also review saying Polish numbers.

8 questions

http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a204203

10:17

Student will be able to ask basic questions (such as " How to get to..?" or "Where is...?") that will help him/her reach their destination when they are lost. Dialogues as well as auxiliary words will be presented.

Asking for Directions
11 questions
06:00

Student will know the basic phrases and questions that can be used in a taxi. Dialogues as well as auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

10 questions

http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a202732

15:49

Student will know how to purchase different types of tickets at a train and a bus station and ask basic questions that can help to get around the stations. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulaty will be presented.

8 questions

http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a206031

12:07

Student will know how to ask for products in a supermarket he/she can't find. Also, the names of basic groceries, products from deli and diary section, and alcohols will be presented as well as other helpful phrases.

05:25

Student will know the names of basic bakery goods and how to buy them. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

04:21

Student will know the names of meats, various cold cuts and how to purchase them. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

05:23

Student will know basic names of fruit and vegetables and how to purchase them. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

05:43

Student will know the names of basic medications and how to purchase them. Also, he/she will get familiar with the names of some ailments and products available at the pharmacy. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

03:15

Student will know how to mail the letter, postcard and the package. Also, he/she will get familiar with the vocabulary of the products available at the post office. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

05:27

Student will know how to purchase the items available at the kiosk. Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

17 questions

http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a205470

07:23

Student will be able to order a meal in a restaurant and will learn the names of Polish traditional meals.Helpful phrases and auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

12:17

Student will know the names of Polish traditional meals and drinks. More auxiliary vocabulary will be presented.

Eating out in Poland
9 questions
05:59

Student will review the verb "to be" and "to have" and how to say "hello"and greet one another. Helpful phrases will be presented.

02:36

A few closing words from the tutor.

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Instructor Biography

Aleksandra Reinhardt, Native Polish Language Instructor

I am a Polish native living in USA for the past ten years, with degrees in English from Pomeranian Pedagogical University and in Administration from Gdansk University in Poland, and in liberal arts from Wesleyan University in CT, USA.

I have been teaching Polish and English for over 15 years. In my teaching career, I have worked with students of all ages from four-year-olds to adults.

I also work as a Polish-English translator, and I am a simultaneous interpreter.

Currently, I work as a Polish studio coach for one of the biggest online language websites, and I teach all levels of Polish using all-immersion methods.

Having worked with clients from all over the world for the past three years, I have an extensive experience teaching online.

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