Here are the resources I consider essential to learn how to speak Polish.
MORE FAVOURITE COURSES & APPS TO GIVE YOUR POLISH A BOOST
PolishPod101 – This is my favourite Polish audio course. This course is much better value than more famous audio courses, and in my opinion it’s way better!
Glossika – Learn through sentences and repetition. Glossika uses the “mass sentence method” combined with an advanced spaced repetition system to teach you Polish in context. Best for upper-beginner to intermediate learners.
HelloTalk – is a smartphone app that connects you with native Polish speakers for free. You can use it to send text messages and audio clips. After you sign up, message the team with the code “Fi3M” to get the premium features free for three months!
POLISH SPEAKING TOOLS: PRACTICE WITH NATIVE SPEAKERS
Speak from day one is my approach to any new language. I have one tool I recommend for this:
Italki – connects you with native Polish speakers for spoken practice on Skype. You can pay Polish tutors for (affordable) one-to-one video lessons, or find a free language exchange partner! This link takes you right to the Polish tutors on the site.
POLISH LEARNING WEBSITES YOU MUST BOOKMARK TODAY
You’ll return to these resources again and again in your Polish study sessions.
Forvo – find out how any Polish word is pronounced. Just type the word you’re looking for into the search bar in Polish!
Wordreference – A dictionary with a difference, as all words include a discussion thread about their subtle meanings.
START SPEAKING POLISH NOW
Need help getting started? I designed this course to guide you through your first week:
Conversation Countdown – Have your first conversation in Polish in just seven days. This is one of our most popular courses, and with good reason, because you’ll get results fast.