Polish

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Poland has a population of about 40 million, but with increasingly wide-ranging Polish communities throughout Europe and around the world, Polish is fast becoming an important and useful international language. It is also the second most-spoken Slavic language, after Russian.

Polish is a complex and challenging language, which makes learning its basics all the more worthwhile.

Levels offered: Polish

Beginners (level 1 - A1 CEFR)

You have little or no prior knowledge of Polish.

Post-beginners (level 2 - A2 CEFR)

You can manage Polish language in basic situations using the present tense.

Intermediate (level 3 - B1.1 CEFR)

You can read and write basic Polish sentences in everyday situations using past, present and future tenses.

Not sure which level you want? Use the ELP self-assessment grid to identify your level of competence.

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Greeting: "Dzień dobry" (good morning/afternoon)

Counting: jeden, dwa, trzy, cztery, pięć...

Useful phraseNa zdrowie! (nah zdroh-vee-eh)  (Cheers! - A generic toast that literally means 'for health'; it is also used as English 'bless you' when somebody sneezes.)

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Enrolments for courses starting in January 2018 will open on 1st December 2017.

2017-2018 Term Dates

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Term 1: Autumn term (10 weeks)

Monday 9 October – Saturday 16 December 2017

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Monday 22 January – Saturday 31 March 2018

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Monday 30 April – Saturday 7 July 2018

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