Have you ever wanted to start learning Polish? Make your dream come true and have a taste of Polish with our short online course for absolute beginners, designed for speakers of English! Have fun learning the basics and start building a foundation for your Polish language knowledge through a series of bite-sized, easily digestible videos.
Currently, over two million people have fled to Poland from the atrocities of war. They are staying in Polish homes, adapting to the life in our country, learning our language. But they need a lot of help in these difficult times. And we want to help. That is why we have decided to give up charging any fees for this course. Instead, we'd appreciate if you supported Ancestors Poland Foundation, which is helping Ukrainian refugees in Poland. Even the smallest amount counts!
This course has been designed by RealPoland for absolute beginners that would like to take their first steps into learning Polish. We realize how much Polish grammar and pronunciation differs from the English, and this course pays extra attention to the needs of the English language speakers when learning to speak Polish.
Your adventure begins with a thorough analysis of the sounds of the Polish language. This will help you feel comfortable and confident during your journey through a number of interesting topics, including greetings and small talk, a bit of geography, sightseeing, family, food and the basics of the fascinating Polish grammar.
This course is based on short video lectures and exercises, but your language instructor is also available to answer your questions by e-mail. Taking an online course allows flexibility, you can study any time you want, at your own pace, and come back to the lectures that you’ve already watched as many times as you need.
At the end of this course, among other things, you will be able to: introduce yourself (including a bit of small talk), count in Polish, talk about your family, about where you come from, where you live, where you are, ask about the address of different places, talk about colors, order food and drinks, and ask for the price.
That’s up to you! You can start learning right away or save the link and begin later, at a more convenient moment. A great advantage of an online video course is that you can take a break at any point, so it’s easy to combine with your holiday and business plans.
If you want to proceed with your course faster and complete it quicker than the standard 9 weeks (or quite the opposite – if you need more time), that’s also possible.
Your language instructor, Dorota, is a native speaker of Polish with a master's degree in Applied Linguistics. She has ten years of experience in foreign language teaching - and even more years of experience in foreign language learning, which helps her understand the needs of her students. Apart from Polish, she also speaks English, Swedish and Spanish.
We have decided to give you free access to the entire course. We hope you enjoy learning Polish with us. If you find this course helpful, you can be helpful too: even a symbolic donation to Ancestors Poland Foundation that is bringing support for Ukrainian refugees in Poland is of great importance.
We can't wait for you to join us on our linguistic journey 🙂
In case you have questions about this course (or would simply like to say 'hi'), you can e-mail us at [email protected]
You can also watch our series of short videos on YouTube to find out more about the Polish language.
Our language instructor talks about the Polish alphabet, funny Polish phrases, words that are similar in Polish and English (but mean different things), Polish tongue twisters and more! These videos are available for free.