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How to learn Polish by understanding its culture ?


bcbhxdsd 2 | 1
28 Nov 2011 #1
Polish is a Western Slavonic language spoken in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus, it has about 40 million speakers in the world. Poland is a nation which has 38.5 million individuals, as the official language of Poland, it play an critical function in communication of Polish, it is also utilized by the 10M Polish diaspora all more than the world. Polish is a single of Western Slavic group belonging to the Indo-European loved ones of languages. it is the official language of Poland which comes from West Slavic languages in Central Europe. So what is the effective way to learn Polish by mastering its culture?
Lyzko
28 Nov 2011 #2
Learning ANY language means automatically mastering its culture as a way of making inroads into understanding the process behind all linguistic "act", be they speech or writing. To say "I'm learning the Polish language, and not the culture specifically." is a statement which essentially makes no sense whatsoever. It's like asking "How do I bite into an apple without breaking the skin?" The question has no logic because the eating of the apple in question and piercing it's core to get to the apple itself are one and the same actions. Learning a language is by definition learning the culture embedded within the essence of communication, as Saussure puts it so eloquently in his treatise "On Language" lo those many years ago.

Language and culture are much as tasting and smelling; they are mirror images of the same. As far as acquiring the tools necessary to getting a handle, so to speak, on the culture WHILE simultaneously learning the language, spelling, phonetics, speaking etc... I believe can best be accomplished by watching as many films, TV etc and so forth without subtitles in the beginning as you can. If anything, try as I did and get ahold of such material with POLISH closed-captioned subtitles, so you can watch the characters speaking and SEE what they're saying at the same time.
Peter Cracow
1 Dec 2011 #3
the effective way to learn Polish by mastering its culture

By proper marriage, I guess.
Lyzko
1 Dec 2011 #4
Short of that, suppose only complete immersion (....outside the boudoir possibly) will work, though perhaps not as well or completelyLOL
-:)))
catsoldier 62 | 596
1 Dec 2011 #5
By proper marriage, I guess.

Short of that, suppose only complete immersion (....outside the boudoir possibly) will work, though perhaps not as well or completelyLOL
-:)))

What happens if you decide that you would like to learn a little Spanish after you know a little Polish?!


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