What is the course about?
To further improve students' near beginners knowledge of Polish in order to get by in real life situations.
What will we cover?
Based on " Hurra po polsku" units 10-15 and additional materials provided by the tutor.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- ask for directions
- ask for information when travelling - hotels, restaurants, museums
- describe houses, flats and apartments using furniture vocabulary
- express your holiday experiences
-make plans, organise events.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed Polish beginners: module 2 or have an equivalent level.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Course book: Hurra!!! Po Polsku: Student's Textbook. ISBN 978-8360229248
Please try: The European Bookshop www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259) or Grant and Cutler at Foyles-www.foyles.co.uk/languages (020 7440 3248).
Other material will be provided by tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Your tutor will advise you on what to do next. If there is enough interest, we may be able to offer year 2 Polish in the next academic year (2016/17), depending on room and tutor availability’.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details