Centre for Continuing Education

Polish Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This Polish beginner’s course applies communicative methods and is ideal if you are preparing for travel, as you learn basic greetings and introductions, how to give and receive contact details and describe your family. Basic pronounciation, reading and writing skills are also covered. No prior knowledge of the language is required.


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • greet people, hold a simple conversation and say farewells
  • introduce yourself and other people, talk about where you are from, you job etc
  • use numbers to give contact details, such as phone number and address
  • talk about your family.


This course covers the following topics:

  • greetings and farewells
  • introducing oneself – name, nationality, job etc.
  • giving and asking about contact details such as email, address, telephone number
  • describing one’s family.

Intended audience

Suitable for beginner A1 level students. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Prepared by Asia Manno and Ola Ogrodnik
Edited by Bianka Małecka and Agnieszka Żołek
Published by The Polish School of Sydney, Randwick
Available for purchase in class or from The Polish School of Sydney / 0414 313 478
Price of text: $30

Please note

Selected Language courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.


Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

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