Learn Polish in Krakow

No one can deny that spending the weekend in Krakow is a delightfully pleasant experience, and one bound to entail plenty of adventure, excitement and thrills - but it's all too easy to return from such a trip with no further insight into the Polish language, culture and people than before you set out. Certainly, as you butcher the Polish words for 'please' and 'thank you' at your beleaguered waitress on one of the Main Square's many cafes and bars, she's unlikely to be very impressed!

Taking the time to learn some of the Polish language will not only elevate you above the average tourist in the locals eyes, but it can also be an amazingly fruitful and fun experience in itself. In Krakow Polish is mostly taught by young and energetic native speakers how to pronounce those tricky Polish consonants (they're really not as bad as they seem!) and who will make you feel you're making real progress after just a few lessons. In fact, before long you'll be ordering your pierogi like a real Krakovian! And it's not just your language skills that will benefit either; during a course in Krakow you're bound to make friends, giving you a great platform with which to explore Krakow's famous tourist attractions and her even more famous nightlife. Don't forget that this is part of the joy of the learning languages abroad - the chance to really explore a foreign city thoroughly, and to meet new people along the way.

The language courses themselves range from absolute beginner to advanced, so don't be worried about finding a class to fit your level (usually a two-stage assessment will be done on arrival for non-beginners). In summer most Polish schools start a course every two weeks, and each two week 'session' includes 50 hours of expert instruction, with additional individual lessons laid on for those wanting to advance as quickly as possible. Of course it is possible to join back to back sessions, meaning you can study anywhere from two weeks to sixteen weeks during summer, or up to twelve weeks in winter. And after a busy summer the semester courses start, especially recommended for those who decide to put down their roots in Krakow. 

Click on the link to see detailed offers of each of our partner schools: Varia and Glossa, or browse our services list to find just the programme.

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from Poland Reply Nov 14th, 2012

I offer you private lessons of polish. I studied teaching polish as a foreign language. I know english and spanish perfectly and a little bit of italian. Feel free to ask for more. Write me on: es.pol.learn@gmail.com

benny from Netherlands Reply Nov 9th, 2009

ok, that sounds great and all, but where can i subscribe? I'm already in the city, and i plan to stay for at least 1 year, so i will certainly study polish. If you have a good adress, like the one you descibe here, please present me that. Dziekuje bardzo!

Beshoy Adly from Egypt Reply Oct 8th, 2009

''i think that is harder than arabic''

Jake from United States Reply Oct 1st, 2009

I heard that Polish is even harder than Russian. Is that true?

Manish Devmurari from India Reply Jul 14th, 2009

i would like to come there and learn ur local polish language at the ur plce so if u can let me know from where to start my procesedure on my mail ID or my ce

moudilou gerardine marita from Congo Reply Feb 26th, 2009

je veux une inscription pour octobre 2009

cengiz yalinkilic from United States Reply Jan 15th, 2008

hello from USA.I like to come poland and sign up for the class feb 4- 15. i also need your direct phone number so i can call you and ask you some questions.i need information for me find a place to stay during my stay. looking forward hear from you soon. thank you.