About the Polish language
- Polish counts over 50 million people around the world.
- The first Polish sentence spoken dates back to the year 1270.
- Polish is an Indo-European language belonging to the West Slavonic group.
- Begin studying Polish
Why should you study Polish?
Enhance your career prospects Poland has a rapidly-growing economy after recent years of trade liberalisation, favourable tax regimes and regulations which are designed to benefit businesses. With particular investment in services and high-tech industries, there is a great demand for skilled workers. Why not open up your opportunities by learning at least some of the language? It will look great on your CV and show your willingness to really become part of the culture.
Meet new friends and reconnect with family Did you know that around 10 million people are believed to have Polish ancestors? Large communities are found in the USA, Canada, the UK and across Europe - so learning the language could help you to connect with those long-lost cousins!
Enrich your travel experiences Poland is a beautiful country packed with history and culture. What better way to experience it and to meet local people by even speaking a few local phrases. It shows friendship and your willingness to become a true global citizen. You might find that you enjoy speaking it so much that you want to take your language studies all the way too - especially as an ability with this language makes it far easier to learn other Slavic languages.
Tailored Polish classes, fast learner progress
Millions of learners across the world have chosen to take their Polish language skills forward with Babbel, and have learned one or more languages successfully as a result - quickly and entirely flexible.
Each bite-sized lesson in the Babbel app just takes around 15 minutes and you can do it anywhere and at any time via your phone. Content is tailored to your interests, objectives and learning language - so that you start to speak your first words from the very first session. The voice recognition technology checks your pronunciation and gives you confidence from the start.
Features of the Babbel app
- Award-winning language programme distilled into an app - learn from your phone whenever you want.
- Bite-size lessons which take around 15 minutes each - and you can progress as quickly as you want to.
- Fun and engaging content which ensures learning is never a chore.
- A personalised dashboard to see how far you have come, with dynamic review sessions.
Starting studying Polish today!
If you're feeling motivated and ready to begin your language adventure, then you can try your first lesson for free with Babbel. Just download the app onto your phone, choose your level and away you go! Then if you like what you see, you can just choose to upgrade your membership and access the entire course and resources straight away. Remember too, you'll be part of a huge global community of fellow Babbel learners, and ready to see the world in an entirely new, authentic way as you position yourself as a modern global citizen, ready to integrate with new friends and contacts.