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Polish Naturally speaking 1

Course code: LPXR403P

Subject area: Languages

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Days of week:


Course date:

18th Sep 2023 - 8th Jul 2024

Course location:


Contact details


01235 555 585

In this course, you are about to make successful progress at a high level. You are expected to be able to read and understand complicated texts on a variety of topics. You are also expected to express yourself fluently and without any apparent effort, always using the right expression and grammar to a particular situation or context that can be social, academic or working related. You should use the language efficiently and with flexibility, showing that they fully understand the mechanism of the language.
By the end of this course you will with ease and as naturally as possibly

Course Content (max 2000 characters):

By the end of this course, you will with ease and as naturally as possibly

Express your own opinions/views on variety of topics from interests, politics to worldwide problems etc.

Talk about past events/memories, asking appropriate questions about them using proper grammar structures/tenses

Express feelings and response to questions about them using adequate figures of speech

Gather facts and talk about Poland’s emigration and Polish diaspora

Understand and produce a variety of texts on different topics and for different situations.

Talk about contemporary Polish history and politics

Prepare presentation/s on given topics (culture/entertainment/ life in Poland)

Grammar: participles, syntax and declination of numerals, diminutives, augmentatives, conjunctions (e.g. zatem, niby, aczkolwiek, toteż),verbs with prefixes

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on

23/10/23, 18/12/23, 25/12/23, 01/01/24, 12/02/24, 01/04/24, 08/04/24, 15/04/24, 06/05/24, 27/05/24

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

What next?
Polish Naturally Speaking 2
Entry criteria
course or have a level B1 of the language. The standard of this course approximates to Level B2/C1 in terms of the Common European Framework.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2023 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
A text book is used to accompany the course but it is optional to buy this (average cost £20 - £25). The text book will support your learning for at least 1 year. You may also like to buy a small dictionary. Your tutor will be able to advise you at the first session.

A text book is used to accompany the course but it is optional to buy this (average cost £15-£20). The text book will support your learning for at least 1 year. You may also like to buy a small dictionary. Your tutor will be able to advise you at the first session.

Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding. As a result of this if after the first week of this course commencing the number of learners attending is significantly below the expected number of attendees based on the initial enrolment figures the college retains the right to cancel the course and offer a place on a further course of similar nature or a full refund of fees paid.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £150.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £150.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
Learning & method assessment
Learning methods and assessments

The naturally Polish speaking 1 course is designed with the idea of helping you develop your ability to understand, speak, read and write in Polish. The course is taught by a qualified Polish speaking teacher, using the most up-to-date teaching methods and a wide range of activities and material that adapts to different styles of learning. The course is very active and based on communication. There are not formal examinations, but progress will be assessed throughout the course through activities and assessments to do at home and speaking activities done in class.