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Good books about polish grammar? (online purchase)

jnowiski 2 | 121  
18 Jun 2007 /  #1
anyone know of a place online or something where i can get polish textbooks, or just really good book about polish grammar mostly. I have no problem learning vocabulary and pronunciation and that stuff, i just need to learn about sentence structures and verb conjugations and tenses and cases and all that "good" stuff. I already speak Russian pretty well so i have somewhat of a background in slavic based languages and can understand a very limited amount of polish already. Oh yeah, and i can read polish fairly well (just need to review slightly) but i don't know what most of it means :D

i don't know, if anyone knows of any places let me know please.
shopgirl 6 | 928  
18 Jun 2007 /  #3
I have bought books from this store in Chicago. They ship fast :)
sledz 23 | 2,250  
18 Jun 2007 /  #4
might want to give this a shot

Dom książki

have bought books from this store in Chicago. They ship fast :)

your fast SG...its a good store I`ve been in there
shopgirl 6 | 928  
18 Jun 2007 /  #5
I like how they send you little pens and bookmarks with their address on them along with the merchandise. Very homey...not many businesses that I know of still do things like that. Feels more personal :) I will order from them again.
OP jnowiski 2 | 121  
19 Jun 2007 /  #6
thanks alot guy, i really appreciate it!
sledz 23 | 2,250  
19 Jun 2007 /  #7
I like how they send you little pens and bookmarks with their address

like this?????

They are very nice, when I went to the sklep to buy a book the ladies were
really helpful
Meg 1 | 38  
19 Jun 2007 /  #8
For an actual book - I took "Polish: An Essential Grammar" by Dana Bielec out of the local library. It is fascinating and thorough. After covering pronounciation, she goes through each part of speech extremely thoroughly, and then goes into sentence elements and structure. Dom Książki has this on their website, also her book "Basic Polish: A Grammar and Workbook", which I haven't seen but I would think is good, based on this book.
OP jnowiski 2 | 121  
19 Jun 2007 /  #9
thanks, i'll have to check that out, i have to DLPT out on russian in two weeks so after that hopefully i'll have some more time to look at some of this stuff.
Michal - | 1,865  
20 Jun 2007 /  #10
There have been quite a lot of good books written on Polish grammar and being in the United States, you should be able to find a good second hand book shop with a collection to choose something from. I have some very good books but they are old and are probably out of print and maybe were never available in the United States even? If you are a studnet you could try your college library and/or try amazon, which specializes in books of all sorts and you may be able to buy something cheap.

They are quite old now but there was a set of two volumes printed in America called Beginning Polish Volume 1 and 2 by Alexander M. Schenker. I have the volume 1 with tapes and the exercises are very good for a learner. Mine is a revised copy from 1972 but the language itself has not changed much-just a few added words and phrases. He came from New Haven, Connecticut, America.
OP jnowiski 2 | 121  
20 Jun 2007 /  #11
i'm not a student per say, i'm in the army but i'm at the special operations language school. they have a small library and its good for the subjects they have but they haven't taught polish there for a while. I'll try looking those up.
27 Jun 2007 /  #12
I have picked up several excellent beginners books and audio tapes right here in my home town, I live in Detroit, the store is in Hamtramck, it's called the Polish Art Center they have a website also,
OP jnowiski 2 | 121  
27 Jun 2007 /  #13
thats a good website tkoch. I wish they had a place to get alot of books on polish subjects and the language, besides books-a-million and barnes & nobles there aren't any. Most the people of Polish decent here are in the military and came from Chicago, New York, etc etc.
Meg 1 | 38  
27 Jun 2007 /  #14
Oooooh, Books-a-Million! I forgot they have a website! Thanks!!!
OP jnowiski 2 | 121  
27 Jun 2007 /  #15
only polish books at those stores are the teach yourself polish (phrases) books, i don't like them.
wot30 3 | 20  
9 Jun 2008 /  #16
Merged: Polish on-line bookseller?

Does someone know a good online bookseller in Poland? and don't "ship" several books to Poland. The only alternative I found so far has a very small collection:

I need several academic and non-academic books in English.
esek 2 | 228  
9 Jun 2008 /  #17,, and many publishing houses has its own online stores, i.e.:,,
wot30 3 | 20  
9 Jun 2008 /  #18
Great!!! Thank you very much, Esek! :)
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
10 Jun 2008 /  #19
Also the Washington. DC-based

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