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Polish Lessons for Seniors and Beginners
Estimates are that more than 50 million people around the world speak Polish as their native tongue, with the majority living in the European Union. Of course the majority of Polish speakers live in Poland, with nearly 97% of the Country’s citizens declaring Polish as their first language. Within the U.S., there are still large pockets of Polish speakers. In fact, there are believed to be over 9 million self-identified Polish Americans. Polish is the third most spoken language in Chicago. Many Polish people immigrated to the U.S. at the time of WW1.
Learn to Speak Polish!
The Polish language is closely related to Slovak and Czech, and has some elements of the Latin Romance languages like Italian and French. Being a west-Slavic language, Polish can be difficult for native English speakers to learn. Words can be difficult to pronounce, there are multiple genders that you need to pay attention to, and grammatical rules can get complicated. The good news is that once you once you get the basics down, you’ll be able to learn faster. If you plan to travel to Poland, learning to speak and understand some basic words and phrases will make all the difference in the world. Whether you are completely new to Polish, wanting to explore your Polish roots, or simply want to do some brushing up on the Polish language, the introduction to polish videos we have listed below are the best place to get started.