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  Learn Polish Language: Polish Language Courses in Krakow (Cracow). Polish Language and Culture. The Cracovia Academy ...
One of the great benefits of our Polish language program is that we offer smaller groups, thus ensuring appropriate individual attention, as well as a more rewarding personal experience.
While each 2-week Polish language course session is independent, sessions may also be combined for those who wish to pursue a longer period of study.
the cracovia academy of polish language and culture.
www.polishsummer.com /summer_course_calendar.htm   (568 words)

  
  Polish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Polish (język polski, polszczyzna) is the official language of Poland.
Polish is the main representative of the Lechitic branch of the West Slavic languages.
Polish became far more homogeneous in the second half of the 20th century, partly due to universal education, but also because of the mass migration of several million Polish citizens from the eastern to the western part of the country after the east was annexed by the Soviet Union in 1939, during World War II.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Polish_language   (2753 words)

  
 Polish language - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
POLISH LANGUAGE [Polish language] member of the West Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Slavic languages).
Polish is spoken as a first language by about 38 million people in Poland, where it is the official language; by more than 1 million in the other countries of E Europe; and by about 1 million in North America.
The Polish language is written in the Roman alphabet augmented by the use of diacritical marks.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/Polishla.asp   (477 words)

  
 Polish Language
Polish is spoken by 50 million people and is part of the western branch of Slavic languages, and belongs to the Indo-European family.
Polish has developed so much that the texts written in the Middle Ages are not 100-per-cent understandable to contemporary Poles and need to be read with a dictionary of archaisms.
Polish is spoken, naturally, by Polish emigrants living all around the world, also by their children and grandchildren.
www.staypoland.com /polish.htm   (511 words)

  
 Polish language - Simple English Wikipedia
The Polish language (język polski, polszczyzna) is the official language of Poland.
It is the most widely spoken western slavic language and the second largest Slavic language after Russian.
Polish was an important language in central and eastern Europe.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Polish_language   (203 words)

  
 Formal vs. Informal Polish
Polish language is currently undergoing radical changes because of the sudden globalization movement and open boundaries.
While up to a decade ago, the language was changing in a very slow motion; the last several years abounded with incredible invasion of new foreign phrases and terms to define the progress that has come from the West.
Although, there are a couple of linguistic Polish versions of business to express the same concept, most of them are long and not as easy to say as biznes is. Some words, like email, are an ultimate challenge since there are substitutes for them in formal Polish language.
www.polish-translations.com /formal-informal.html   (612 words)

  
 Learn Polish Language - Free Conversational Polish Lessons Online - Common Polish Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Phrasebase drastically simplifies the language learning process by prioritizing the various components of learning and focusing your study efforts on the areas of greatest importance.
The key is to immerse yourself in the language and use it as often as possible in order to build up your skills of speaking it and listening to it, understanding and comprehending it...
Polish Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/polish.php   (1866 words)

  
 Transparent Language - Polish Language Overview
Polish is the official language of the Republic of Poland, and the first language of the vast majority of its 39 million people.
Polish (along with Czech and Slovak) belongs to the West Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of Indo-European languages.
Because the Polish language is so highly inflected, the word order in sentences is fluid (unlike in English)-- that is to say, the declined endings of Polish nouns identify the subject and the direct and indirect objects, as well as other meanings.
www.learn-polish-language-software.com /overview.htm   (614 words)

  
 Polish Language Courses - Polish Language School in Warsaw
Polish Language Courses - Polish Language School in Warsaw
Whether you're a third generation American trying to read your grandmother's pierogi recipe or a French expat struggling with the entertainment guide, take heart, the IKO approach to learning Polish as a foreign language differs from the dry, traditional approach of the past.
IKO coaches you rather than lectures using the total immersion, communicative approach, so you learn not only the intricacies of the Polish language but the breadth and depth of this culture as well.
www.polish.language.pl   (96 words)

  
 Polish Language History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
The Polish language is written in the Roman alphabet augmented by the use of diacritical marks (special characters).
Polish is an Indo-European language belonging to the West Slavonic group.
Polish began to emerge around the 10th century, the process largely triggered by the establishment and development of the Polish state.
www.todaytranslations.com /index.asp-Q-Page-E-Polish-Language-History--17822993   (1091 words)

  
 Overview of the Polish Language to Help You Learn Polish
The Polish language is the official language of the Republic of Poland, and it is spoken as a first language of the vast majority of its 39 million people.
The Polish language (along with Slovak and Czech) belongs to the West Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of Indo-European languages.
Polish is written in the Latin alphabet, with the addition of diacritical marks over some of the letters.
www.transparent.com /languagepages/polish/overview.htm   (582 words)

  
 Polish Super Bargains, Polish Biographies, Polish Children's Books, Polish Conversation, Polish Culture & Tradition, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Polish is spoken by almost all of the 35 million inhabitants of Poland, by about 700,000 people in the United States, and by smaller groups in the Lithuania, Ukraine, Canada, Brazil, and other countries.
Polish is written in the Roman alphabet, with q, v, and x missing, and with j pronounced y, w pronounced v, and c pronounced ts.
Wiadyslaw Reymont, the Polish novelist and short-story writer, was the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1924.
www.worldlanguage.com /Languages/Polish.htm   (385 words)

  
 Polish Language Studies: Language Schools, International Language Study Programs from GoAbroad.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Polish language courses in Krakow with cultural programme and accommodation
Polish Language Courses - Polish as a Foriegn Language - Individual Polish language course - private lessons with a polish teacher.
The Polish language (and culture) lessons for foreigners in Warsaw with Prof.
www.languageschoolsguide.com /listings.cfm?fkForeignLang=20   (832 words)

  
 Polish Spelling
It is not as bad as it might seem, although, the Polish spelling is not for the fainthearted, difficult to master not only for a foreigner, but also for a Pole.
A straightforward language like Latin is easy to spell; on the other hand Polish, featuring a large number of sounds befitting the insect kingdom, is a trap.
Thus a Polish speaker will happily assure you that he is not "met" (mad) at you, possibly a little "set" (sad).
www.polish-dictionary.com /polish-spelling.html   (1108 words)

  
 Polish Translation - Translate Polish Language Translator
As it is on Polish poets, we must insert unicode representations of Polish national characters.
I'll change examples of Polish words with nasal vowels, because there are actually no nasal vowels in kąt and lęk (it's incorrect to pronounce nasal vowels in these words).
Polish ł and j are usually pronounced as non-syllabic u and i respectively rather than approximants.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/polish.shtml   (1029 words)

  
 POLISH NEWS - Youth Page - ATTENTION POLISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS - YOU WILL NEED THOSE BOOKS!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Most of the conversations take place within a group of Polish and international university students and their families, so it is easy for the average student to identify with them.
The language that occurs in both the texts and the dialogues represents the colloquial Polish and was chosen by the book's author with care as the one whose words and phrases are most likely to be come across by the Polish language student in today's Poland.
While the first one navigates the students of Polish at the intermediate level through rules of the Polish spelling and punctuation, the other is a selection of modern newspaper articles that deliver information on various aspects of the Polish culture as well the modern usage of the Polish language.
www.polishnews.com /fulltext/young/2001/young65_1.shtml   (801 words)

  
 Learning Polish Language: Polish language teaching methods. Communicative method in Polish language instruction. Polish ...
Polish Courses methods.The Cracovia Academy of Polish Language in Krakow (Cracow).
Polish pronunciation and the various endings of words found in Polish grammar represent a marked departure for those familiar with Western European languages.
The language instructor's role is to stimulate the student, to moderate discussion and to control the didactic method in such a way as to maximize the learning experience of each and every individual Polish language student.
www.polishsummer.com /polish_language_instructors_and_methods.htm   (710 words)

  
 BBC Education - Languages
Polish is one of the western Slavonic languages, most closely related to Czech, Slovak and Sorbian.
The earliest examples of Polish are place names in 9th and 10th century Latin documents.
Polish has a system of grammatical gender that can baffle a non-native speaker.
www.bbc.co.uk /languages/european_languages/languages/polish.shtml   (134 words)

  
 Polish language classes
Polish for Beginners is a three-term introductory course for those who have no previous knowledge of Polish.
This course is for students who have completed at least 1 year of Polish language study (or equivalent) and want to improve their knowledge of spoken Polish.
This course is for students who have completed at least 2 years of Polish language course (or equivalent) and want to improve their knowledge of spoken and written Polish.
www.polishculture.org.uk /polish_language/pl_classes.html   (767 words)

  
 USC Language Center Polish
Polish is the national language of Poland, the largest and most populous country in central Europe.
It is also the language of a sizeable Polish migration that settled in the countries of western Europe, the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
Polish itself belongs to the Slavic family of languages and is fairly closely related to Czech and Slovak.
www.usc.edu /dept/LAS/LANG_CTR/polish.html   (299 words)

  
 Learn Polish Online - Write or Speak in Polish Language Exchange
A language exchange complements other forms of learning such as classroom, cultural immersion and multimedia, because you get to practice all that you have learned with native speakers in a safe and supportive environment.
Language exchange learning is also inexpensive because we provide free tips and conversation lesson plans that allow you to do a language exchange on your own.
Add your profile to the language exchange community and let others contact you to for language exchange learning.
www.mylanguageexchange.com /Learn/Polish.asp   (1118 words)

  
 Polish Accredited Bureau of Certified Translators - Polish Language Instruction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
At Polish Accredited, we have developed several language instruction offerings that are designed to meet the needs of different groups of students.
Group language instruction provides students with the opportunity to learn a new language or enhance their verbal and reading skills in an existing language.
Language instruction at Polish Accredited is made easy and fun through an emphasis on actual business topics and social events.
www.polishtranslators.com /POLISH_instruction.htm   (264 words)

  
 Distance Learning Course: Polish Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Elementary Polish: This course is a beginner's class designed to introduce the DL student to the basic concepts and structure of the Polish language.
Intermediate Polish I: This course, continuing on the previous one, will further development one's understanding of the structure of the Polish language by introducing the student to the various cases of the language, i.e.
Intermediate Polish II: At this stage, students will be expected to know the basics of the Polish language, including grammar, the cases, and proper pronunciation.
www.american.edu /TED/etown/distance/learnpolish.htm   (1047 words)

  
 Polish Language, Alphabet, Grammar, Pronunciation, Learn to Speak Polish Software
From the Polish alphabet and Polish grammar to conversational Polish and correct Polish pronunciation, this special site dedicated to the Polish language includes information about language, culture, and Polish software products to help you satisfy your curiosity about all things Polish.
It's easier than ever to learn Polish and to begin to speak Polish with the language resources and language software from Transparent Language.
Polish is the official language of the Republic of Poland, and the first language of the vast majority of its 39 million people.
www.learn-polish-language-software.com   (453 words)

  
 Polish Language - About Me
Today, in my work as a Polish to English and English to Polish translator, this helps me understand what the intended or conveyed meaning, or a range of meanings, a word or phrase may bear.
My current professional research is now an amalgam of linguistics, rhetoric, and philosophy, all in view of the English and Polish languages.
The basic question that this research attempts to solve is how to carry a meaning, and not just the word, from one language to another.
www.polish-translator.com /about.html   (223 words)

  
 Polish Language Learning Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Polish for All are interactive multimedia lessons for learning Polish at the elementary level.
You can access this course with the Language Reader or modify it with the Language Writer program.
Certain parts of the Polish for All lessons are available from the Internet for downloading.
users.netmatters.co.uk /dandaforbes/Polish.html   (613 words)

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