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How To: Pronounce and use the "ci" in the Polish alphabet

This is a short video for the letter "ci". This is one of several videos that go over every letter in the Polish alphabet and every sound of the Polish language. The Polish alphabet are supposed to be the first introduction to this foreign language. It should help to understand how Polish should be pronounced as well as to learn some first Polish words. It should give you the general idea of how the Polish language sounds like.

How To: Say basic ordering phrases in Polish: "Menu" & "tea"

In this video, we learn how to say basic ordering phrases in Polish: "Menu" & "tea". When watching the video, you need to make sure you practice saying out the words after you hear them spoken. The words will appear on the screen as they are being said out loud. After you hear the word, practice saying it and break it down into different parts if you don't understand it at first. With this video, you will learn how to say a bunch of different things to order things while in a coffee or tea sh...

How To: Use "may I" phrases in Polish

In this tutorial, we learn how to say basic phrases in Polish: "may I use...". Listen to the video and read the text as you practice saying each of these phrases. It's important to get the accent down right, or you can be saying a totally different word or phrase than you mean to. If you use these everyday, you will become more familiar with the answers you get to the questions as well! Just make sure you practice and go slow with these, no rush. Once you learn these, you will open your mind ...

How To: Use basic "Can I help you?" phrases in Polish

In this video, we learn how to say basic phrases in Polish: "can I help you". If you want to learn this language, you should first turn the audio up on your computer. After this, you will need to repeat after the speaker and say the phrases out loud. The more you practice saying the phrase in Polish, the better you will get at it. Once you learn how to say "can I help you", you will be on your way to saying more and more things in this beautiful language! Just take your time and you'll have i...

How To: Make an appointment in Polish

In this video, we learn how to make an appointment in Polish. When you are learning these different phrases, make sure you have your audio turned up so you can hear how the speaker is saying the words. These may not be said how you think they are in your head. Make sure to get the accent down right so you aren't saying a completely different phrase to someone. After you learn how to say these basic phrases, you will be able to make an appointment! Incorporate some of the words into everyday s...

How To: Say "help" and ask "how much" in Polish

In this tutorial, we learn how to say basic phrases in polish: "help" & "how much". While watching this video, you will want to pay attention to how each of the phrases are said. The different words are said in different ways by people that have the right dialects and accents. As you continue to learn the different phrases, you will be able to have small conversations with those who truly speak the language! Incorporate this into larger sentences, then you will be able to have larger conversa...

How To: Say the months of the year in Polish

In this video, we learn how to say the months of the year in Polish. To say January, you will say "Styczen in Polish. February is "luty", March is "marzec", April is "kwiecien", May is "maj", June is "czerwiec", July is "lipiec", August is "sierpien", September is "wrzesien", October is "pazdziernik", November is "listopad", and December is "Grudzien". Practice saying these out loud while you are watching the video so you get a good idea for how the words are supposed to sound when they are s...

How To: Count to 100 in Polish

In this tutorial, we learn how to count to 100 in Polish. You will start with "jeden" which means one, then move on to the rest of the numbers. It's very important to take your time when you are learning each individual number, so that you know how the accent should sound and you know how to say it properly in different sentences. It will be extremely helpful if you try and listen to an audio recording while you are saying the numbers so that you learn exactly how to say it. Continue to learn...

How To: Buy Polish train & bus tickets in Polish

In this tutorial, we learn how to buy Polish train tickets in polish. To say "I'd like 2 tickets for the intercity to Poznan", you would say "Poproze dwa bilety na InterCity do Poznania". To say "first or second class?", you will say "Pierwsza czy druga klasa". To say second you will say "druga" and to say smoking or non smoking you would ask "Dla palacych czy niepalacych". Knowing these can help you purchase train or bus tickets if you are traveling abroad. Although you will want to practice...

How To: Say "double room" in Polish

In this tutorial, we learn how to say different words in Polish. If you want to say "double room with a bathroom", you would say, "pokoj dwuosobowy z tazienka" in Polish. To just say "double room", you would say "pokoj dwuosobowy" in Polish. Finally, to just say bathroom, you would say "tazienka". Use several resources to make sure you have the pronunciation of these words correctly. This language is very difficult to learn, so you will have to learn how to pronounce the letters before you ca...

How To: Say "jacket" in Polish

This short video will teach you how to say “jacket” in the Polish language. To learn how to say the word "jacket" in the Polish language follow this short video. The word in Polish for "jacket" is "marynarka". Repeat the word slowly a number of times to help you to memorize it. You have to say ma-ri-nar-ka.

How To: Say "hello" in Polish

Learn how to say and spell out "hello" in Polish. This is a quick twelve minute video which shows the spelling and says the pronunciation of the word "hello" in the Polish language. This steps and/ or guidelines would show the easiest way to pronounce the word hello in the Polish language. The English word hello is translated as "Czesc‡" in the Polish language. The spelling may look like an easy word to pronounce but in reality, the pronunciation is different from the spelling of this word. T...

How To: Say "drink" in Polish

This video will teach you basic and useful words in Polish. The video sets out the word used for 'drink' in the Polish language. The word in Polish is 'napoj'. To learn the word listen to it and repeat it a number of times. This will help you to memorize it. Spell it out as na-poj. Visit the website to learn more Polish words.

How To: Say "TV set" in Polish

Learn how to say "TV set" in Polish from this video in simple steps. First find out the Polish word for "TV set" in Polish language which is "telewizor". Now spell out the Polish word carefully without any mistakes. Speak out the Polish word slowly and keep trying until you pronounce it correctly. Now try to speak the word fast and practice until you are good enough.

How To: Say "flight" in Polish

Get back from your trip to Poland in time for work on Monday! To do so, you might just need to talk to your airline about how that fourteen hour delay just isn't going to work for you. In this video, learn the Polish word for "flight" (which translates to "lot") and how to pronounce it correctly.

How To: Ask a Polish boy out in Polish

Hey ladies! On your trip to Poland, learn how to ask those cute Polish guys out on date with a variety of phrases and questions taught in this video. A situational conversation lesson, learn how to say the following in the Polish language: "Shall we go to the swimming pool?", "Have you got a map?", "Let's meet at the bus stop" and more.

How To: Say "cured meat" in Polish

In this video, learn the Polish word for "cured meat" and the correct pronunciation. To cure meat, is to preserve it by either smoking or salting. Salt dehydrates the meat, creating such cured delites as bacon, sausages, and lamb proscuitto... Perfect for appetizer platters!

How To: Say "peach" in Polish

Peaches are a great source of Vitamin A and C, as well as fiber. Not a fan of fruit? Make a low sugar peach pie to receive the benefits of this beautiful fruit. In this video, learn how to correctly say the word "peach" in Polish with the correct pronunciation.

How To: Say "apricot" in Polish

Some studies say apricots help prevent cataracts, heart disease, and even cancer. They're also high in antioxidants and beta carotene. So, grab an apricot for an on-the-go snack the next time you leave the house or make a low-sugar apricot jam for a sweet & healthy treat.

How To: Say "fruit" in Polish

Fruit is a must-have in any healthy diet. Not only is fruit a great source of fiber, but is great for your skin and is a natural diuretic... that will flush you of toxins stored in your body. Learn how to say "fruit" in Polish with help from this video.

How To: Say "strawberry" in Polish

There are many health benefits when eating strawberries. They are an excellent source of Vitamin c, manganese, dietary fiber, and iodine. Learn the words of your favorite fruits & vegetables with help from these short Learn Polish videos. In this language instructional, learn how to pronounce & say the word "strawberry".