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PAN, PANI, PAŃSTWO, PANOWIE… – FORMS OF ADDRESS IN POLISH

PAN, PANI, PAŃSTWO, PANOWIE… – FORMS OF ADDRESS IN POLISH

In all languages two types of contact can be distinguish – formal and informal. In English the difference between those two is little but in Polish the cultural context is strongly expressed in grammar structures. Formal contact in Polish Addressing someone formally in Polish we replace the standart forms ty or wy with their formal …

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LEARN POLISH WITH A SONG – MIEJSCOWNIK (LOCATIVE) CASE

LEARN POLISH WITH A SONG – MIEJSCOWNIK (LOCATIVE) CASE

 Listen to the song and fill in the gaps with correct words. Do you recognise those forms?  That’s miejscownik (locative) case. Complete the second exercise to revise miejscownik’s endings. Poparzeni Kawą “Szukam Cię wszędzie”   If the exercise doesn’t work you may find it here. If the exercise doesn’t work you may find it here. …

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BOISKO, PIŁKARZ, BRAMKA – LET’S LEARN FOOTBALL VOCABULARY

BOISKO, PIŁKARZ, BRAMKA – LET’S LEARN FOOTBALL VOCABULARY

World Cup has begun! Over next few weeks football will be the number one topic to discuss. Can you talk about football in Polish? Learn some useful vocabulary and surprise your Polish friends!   basic polish football vocabulary   advanced vocabulary piłka nożna – vocabulary   let’s practise if the exercises don’t work, you might …

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Daj jedzenie kotu – Celownik (dative) and its position in a sentence

Daj jedzenie kotu – Celownik (dative) and its position in a sentence

To indicate a recipient of an action in a sentence we use Celownik (dative case). Comparing to other cases Celownik is used quite rarely and is easy to learn. Below you may find the table with Celownik’s endings and the usage.     Celownik is used: – in impersonal phrases like: miło mi, zimno mi, …

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CHODZIĆ SPAĆ Z KURAMI, MIEĆ MUCHY W NOSIE – POLISH IDIOMS THAT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH

CHODZIĆ SPAĆ Z KURAMI, MIEĆ MUCHY W NOSIE – POLISH IDIOMS THAT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH

What I like the most about teaching Polish is that it makes me look at the language from a different perspective and very often I get amazed how complex, difficult or funny it is. When I started to think about some Polish idioms and their literal meaning, I found some of them simply hilarious! I’ve …

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KOLEDZY, STUDENCI, LEKARZE – MASCULINE PLURAL FORMS

KOLEDZY, STUDENCI, LEKARZE – MASCULINE PLURAL FORMS

In plural forms of Polish nouns the category of masculine personal nouns has a special place. Various options of the endings might be overwhelming but practicing make it easier. The tables below present endings for masculine personal forms. Based on them try to complite short exercises.     Complete the exercises If the exercise doesn’t …

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