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Is Polish easy to learn?


Ania Polka Dot 2 | 4
13 Mar 2023 #1
Hello Everyone,
Do you think Polish is hard to learn? What's the hardest thing about it? Let me know.
Here's an interesting blog post about it.
Lyzko 45 | 9,436
13 Mar 2023 #2
Polish does indeed have its challenges for non-Polish native speakers such as myself!

However from a sheer practical point of view, it's well worth the effort.
pawian 224 | 24,465
13 Mar 2023 #3
Do you think Polish is hard to learn?

Yes! It is a real challenge and only intelligent people can fully master it.

What's the hardest thing about it?

Chrząszcze, żuczki, dżdżownice and other bugs and worms

it's well worth the effort

Of course. Trying to get the knack of Polish, you will increase your intelligence by 20% at least.
Miloslaw 19 | 4,978
13 Mar 2023 #4
Yes! It is a real challenge and only intelligent people can fully master it.

Utter bollox!
Why do Polish children master it so easily?

Trying to get the knack of Polish, you will increase your intelligence by 20% at least

There is no connection at all between mastering Polish and intelligence.
Novichok 4 | 8,063
14 Mar 2023 #5
Trying to get the knack of Polish, you will increase your intelligence by 20% at least.

Polish 101 in Polish schools.
jon357 74 | 22,050
14 Mar 2023 #6
Why do Polish children master it so easily?

All languages have their difficult and easy points. When asking if one is difficult, the question should be, difficult for whom?

One issue is that unlike French and English which have many second or third language speakers who are not expected to speak it perfectly, Polish is usually for its natives who aren't used to hearing mistakes. That will doubtless change with time, as the language and its use evolve.

Nevertheless, it's possible to pick it up by speaking; it's often the best way since those who teach it aren't usually that skilled in teaching languages.

political agenda..

Get over it.

what is wrong with t

They look fine to me.
Novichok 4 | 8,063
14 Mar 2023 #7
Polish is usually for its natives who aren't used to hearing mistakes.

Are you serious? Listening to an ad hoc interview with Poles is beyond painful. It's like walking into a junk store that was vandalized. No flow, no rules,...pure chaos. Like Picasso's women with three eyes.
Lyzko 45 | 9,436
14 Mar 2023 #8
Jon's correct here of course!
I grew up with German and English, almost bilingual.
Had I tried to master German completely, naturally, all but indistinguishably from a German-born native speaker by the time I'd entered my freshman year of college at roughly eighteen, I'd have flunked from the first day of Frau Koerner's class with flying colors LOL

Any language can be learned the younger one is, practically as with any motor skill, from foreign languages to driver's ed.

Polish admittedly is a far different quantity from either English or German. As the latter are both related Germanic languages, it stands to reason they would be easy to master for Brits, Yanks or anybody with a similar mother tongue.

Being a Slavic language, Polish presents certain immediate obstacles for foreign learners, not the least of which is the base vocab., followed by pronunciation, thereupon counting quirks and paired verbal aspects.

Polish children naturally absorb the latter with their mother's milk:-)
Novichok 4 | 8,063
14 Mar 2023 #9
Polish children naturally absorb the latter with their mother's milk:-)

No. Some kids are raised on Similac. They learn by listening to and repeating after both parents.
Lyzko 45 | 9,436
3 Apr 2023 #10
Naturally.


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