Polish for Beginners - Stage A
Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 20 Credits.
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This course will enable students to learn basic structures of Polish in order to communicate at a basic level in everyday situations. Students will also get an insight into various aspects of Polish culture.
The following grammar/topics will be covered:
- Sound changes
- Genders (feminine/masculine/neuter)
- Personal pronouns
- Uses of the cases (basic)
- Present Tense/Imperative
- Basic communication: Introductions ‘hello’ ‘good day’
- Buildings, place in town, directions
- Rooms, inside buildings
- Weather and seasons
- Age, appearance
- Home and family
- Food and drink
- Day, week, time periods, dates
- Work and spare time
- Polish Towns and Cities
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at students who have no knowledge of Polish, who would like to acquire a basic knowledge, sufficient to communicate at a basic level with Polish speaking people.
Learning and Teaching
The emphasis of the course is on participation and students are encouraged to actively participate in class through various non-threatening forms of activities designed to stimulate communication.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved. Some of this has to be in a form that can be shown to external examiners so that we can be absolutely sure that standards are met across all courses and subjects.
You will not have formal examinations but you may have class tests. You may be asked to write essays at home. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student.
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.