Polish 3: module 1
Time: 19:15 - 20:45
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LPH31
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course aims to further improve students' knowledge of Polish in order to develop fluency and accuracy.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Topics will related to real life stuation such such as expressing opinions, like and dislike using more advanced grammar.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- express your opinion
- express likes and dislikes
- understand short news items from video clips
- extract main information from articles, book extracts….
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have studied Polish for 2 to 3 years.
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 understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers 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?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Your tutor will let you know if you need any extra resources.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Polish 3: module 2 in January.
Franek Strzeszewski is a teacher of Polish language with experience gained at institutions such as City Lit, King’s College London, University of Durham, Cactus Worldwide. He also held various roles in which he applied his language and teaching expertise, such as Subject Reviewer for Ofqual, Examiner at The Chartered Institute of Linguists, Language Consultant for Pearson, and Contributor for Collins Polish Dictionary. He holds an MA in Literature and Linguistics from University of Warsaw, and a Level 3 Award in Education and Training from The City and Guilds of London Institute. He likes to incorporate Polish media and culture into language teaching and is particularly interested in computer-based technologies for language learning. Franek also works as a freelance photographer and videographer. His photographs were awarded or highly commended for various awards in the UK and internationally.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.