Event—Adult Education

Elementary Polish I


Learn the foundations of Polish in this introductory language class.

Polish alphabet, with gray indicating letters not used in native words. Source: Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>

Class Description

In this class, you will study basic phonetics, grammar, and vocabulary. You'll also be introduced to selected aspects of Polish culture, listen to songs and short poems, and view Polish art. 

Additionally, you'll learn to greet and introduce yourself in Polish, talk about daily activities, and describe yourself, your friends and pets, and basic objects.

Dr. Anna Zofia Gasienica Byrcyn is a literary translator and a lecturer. She teaches Polish language, literature, and culture at Saint Xavier University.

Materials List

  • Instructor-Distributed Materials

First Reading

  • No first reading assignment

Cost and Registration

Six sessions, $268 ($241 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Learn about becoming a member.

To register multiple people for this class, please go through the course calendar in Learning Stream, our registration platform. When you select the course and register, you’ll be prompted to add another registrant.


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