Polish Language

From Wokingham Borough Council:

application/msword Differences between Polish and English (72KB) 26/02/2013 Download
application/msword Key Polish Vocabulary (88KB) 26/02/2013 Download
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint Poland and Polish language PPT (8.48MB) 02/07/2013 Download

Useful Websites Polish Language

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/other/quickfix/polish.shtml

http://polish.study-time.org/basic-polish-words-and-phrases.htm

http://mowicpopolsku.com/ – good for help with Polish sounds

http://www.polish-translator.net/polish_phrases.html

http://www.translationbuddy.com

https://slaviccenters.duke.edu/webliogra/polish

http://www.babbel.com/learn-polish-online/

Key to Polish pronunciation –   Printer-friendly version (159 downloads)

a = u utter

g = g get

s = s sleep

ą = like on in song

h, ch = a bit stronger than h help

ś = sh but softer she

b = b bed

i= y in happy

sz = sh but harder

c = ts its

j = y you

t = t tea

ć = softer than ch cheese

k = k kettel u,

ó = shorter than oo pool

cz = harder than tch watch

l = l love

w = v vote

d = d debt

ł = w week

y = a bit like ir bird

dź = softer than j job

m = m mother

z = z zebra

dż = harder than j John

n = n neat

ź = softer than s in pleasure

e = a bit more open than e pet

ń = n’ soft n ż,

rz = harder than s in pleasure

o = o bottle

ę = like en in penguin

p = p pet

f = f fog

r = a rolling sound, a bit like Scottish r

 

 

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