Whether you require an intensive one-to-one Polish course at our London training centre or an in-company Polish course at your offices, Communicaid can provide you and your organisation with a language course that meets your needs. With training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for Polish courses.
Our Polish courses are tailored to improve your Polish communication skills, whether your focus is social, business, financial, diplomatic or legal.
Benefits of our Polish language course
A Communicaid Polish language course will provide you with the ability to:
- Speak Polish with confidence
- Interact more confidently when visiting Polish-speaking regions or dealing with Polish
- Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Polish-speaking colleagues and clients through
a show of interest in the Polish language and culture
- Demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both a personal and
Who should attend our Polish school
A Communicaid Polish language training course is suitable for:
- Anyone working with Polish speakers
- Anyone planning to relocate to Poland and wishing to attend a Polish course in order to
prepare in advance for their assignment
- Business professionals conducting business regularly with Polish speakers who wish to build
rapport and strengthen relationships by attending a Polish course
- Government and non-governmental agency representatives working in Polish speaking
regions who need to be able to communicate at all levels
Polish course content
The content and format of your Polish training course will depend on your profession, proficiency in Polish and objectives. Whether beginner, survival, intermediate or advanced, key areas covered in all our Polish courses include:
- Spoken fluency
- Listening skills
- Pronunciation and accent
- Reading skills
- Telephone skills in Polish
- Email skills in Polish
- Sector-specific terminology
- Presentation & negotiation skills
Communicaid’s Polish courses are available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Courses take place between 08:00 and 20:00 although training is also available outside of these hours upon request.
Suitable tailored and published materials will be used throughout your course, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and throughout the duration of your course.
We offer a variety of training formats for your Polish course – from intensive, weeklong courses to extensive, modular lessons. Appropriate formats will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy (please click here to read more about our approach).
Polish course trainer
All Communicaid Polish trainers are native speakers with at least 3 years’ professional Polish training experience. In addition to relevant academic and linguistic qualifications and experience, many of our Polish trainers also possess considerable exposure and expertise in the professional world.
Your Polish trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is a sample profile of a member of our Polish training team.
DG has over 10 years’ experience as a Polish language trainer. Before relocating to the UK in 2003, DG qualified as a teacher and worked as a school teacher, before moving on to work for Europejskie Centrum Tlumaczen as a professional proof-reader and Customer Service Manager. Her responsibilities at Europejskie Centrum Tlumaczen included proof-reading translations from other languages into Polish, recruiting and managing translators as well as holding client-facing duties such as dealing with customer orders, preparing company presentations and drawing up business proposals.
On arriving in the UK, DG’s focus has moved to training adults in Polish, successfully adapting her skills to accommodate a wide range of levels. For Communicaid, she has delivered Polish courses to Deutsche Bank, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Defence School of Languages.
język polski– Facts about the Polish language
Polish is the official language of Poland. It is estimated that there are approximately 46 million Polish speakers worldwide. 38 million are estimated to reside in Poland. The rest, however, can be found in communities in former Polish territories annexed by the USSR such as Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine. There are also sizeable communities of Polish speakers in the USA, Brazil and Argentina as well as many other countries throughout the world.
Polish belongs to a sub-group of the Slavic language family. Its closest relations are Czech, Slovak and Sorbian.
Polish has a number of mutually intelligible dialects. The main ones include: Wielkopolski, Malopolski, Silesian, and Mazovian.
Polish is written using the Latin alphabet and includes the following: a, c, e, l, n, ó, s, z, z