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I want to learn polish from home....

fcuk663 1 | 1  
16 Apr 2008 /  #1
I wish to learn Polish from Home, can you tell me what is the best tools to learn from ! Or maybe an exchange placement self funded! take care all x
Debz 1 | 3  
16 Apr 2008 /  #2

I've just joined today. I use Pimsleurs home learning. Let me know if you need any info.

16 Apr 2008 /  #3
check the threads including this one ... it will help alot

get a good book there are plenty out there and many people on here will tell you different ones

Primsleur ... Rosetta stone .. software (find on net its cheaper) and free one via BYKI

also try the following links:

there are more links provided in the threads on here :)

also find a course at a nearby college .... get skype and find people ... have fun!
Artec - | 1  
21 Jun 2008 /  #4
You could also chat/talk with somebody in Poland via internet...
watkinsguy 1 | 2  
22 Jun 2008 /  #5
meh that doesnt help too much artec.
Maverickboy - | 2  
22 Jun 2008 /  #6
I use "Before You Know It" Free Download Language Program. Its a great way to learn some basics and my girlfriend is impressed at my steady progress. You can just do an internet search of "Before You Know It" or "BYKI" and you should find it easy.
ArcticPaul 38 | 233  
24 Jun 2008 /  #7
Pimseurs is a great way to learn specific phrases
"Czy pani jestem Amerikaninem?" etc
But it's total lack of reading/writing/grammar will make anything more than parrot fashion speaking out of the question.
same with BYKI, Rosetta Stone and a mass of other self teaching guides.

They are great additions to a study programme BUT not sufficient alone.

If you really can't finance $30 per week for a SKYPE lesson then try doing a google of "University of Pittsburgh Polish language course"

Telefonika posted the http:// for the Pittsbrgh Uni (above).
It is by far the best resource I have seen.
intotheblue - | 2  
16 Jul 2008 /  #8
Skype is a good way to chat to people and learn Polish online.

Try if you want online Polish lessons with Skype.
cazza - | 12  
16 Jul 2008 /  #9
the best ones I have used are the grammar and workbooks by Dana Bielec, published by Routledge - there are loads of exercises to reinforce the learning.
ANILORAK - | 1  
23 Dec 2008 /  #10
Hello, I want to learn English. I can Polish and German fluently. If you want write to me, I can help you. :)
giovannile07 6 | 37  
25 Dec 2008 /  #11
Haha let me help you with that sentence I just started Polish and I don't know German, but it is I can speak Polish and German fluently. If you want to write to me, I can help you. there =]
Debz 1 | 3  
27 Jan 2009 /  #12
Haven't signed in for ages.....and so much help offered. Thanks everyone, will definitely look into some of the suggestions. I have now completed the Pimsleur course and feel a lot more knowledgable than before.....I have been told my accent is not bad either. I think my Polish friends are just humouring me.
Davey 13 | 388  
27 Jan 2009 /  #13
Learn online....I never bought a single reading materal nor any software(I learned online from websites) and I went to Poland and communicated quite effectively, so I say don't waste your money.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
27 Jan 2009 /  #14
There are swathes of online resources to consult. It is a good way to start but throwing yourself in at the deep end helps in this situation (getting out and about). I'm assuming that you are not obliged to learn Polish.

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