Centre for Continuing Education

Polish Course 301 (Level 9)

Polish. Learn Polish with us.

If you want to learn to speak Polish, our Polish classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Polish language and culture. Learn Polish the smart way with Polish courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course applies communicative methods and is suitable for anyone interested in learning to read, write, speak and understand Polish. Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Polish up to 204 or 195 hours of recent face to face tuition.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe various life events using past tense.
  2. Give advice on studying Polish.
  3. Describe their language abilities.
  4. Compare Polish traditions with their own.
  5. Make wishes and write cards.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Biography
  • Past tense – perfective and imperfective verbs
  • Studying Polish language
  • Polish holidays – Christmas and Easter
  • Polish food, traditions, wishes
  • Vocative case

Intended Audience

Suitable for B1 level students, or those who have completed all levels of Polish up to 204 or 195 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.


This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Prepared by Małgorzata Małolepsza and Aneta Szymkiewicz
Published by Prolog Szkoła Języków Obcych, Kraków Poland
Available for purchase online at Book Depository
Price of student book (approx.): $40
Price of workbook (approx.): $20

This textbook is used for Polish course levels 201 to 303.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture 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.