About Polish Summer School
The Polish Summer School focuses on the development of all language skills, such as speaking, listening, comprehension, reading and writing. Students learn Polish grammar, vocabulary and general language skills indispensable at Polish universities, in business, and in daily life in Poland. Apart from language instruction, students have an opportunity to learn about Polish history and culture, including art, film, literature, and music. Classes take place in modern classrooms equipped with interactive tools, e.g. interactive whiteboards.
One-Month Summer School
29th August – 23rd September, 2016
Profile of Participant
Our Polish Preparatory School programs are aimed at those who wish to learn Polish for academic purposes and those who want to learn the language for general communication needs. The courses are taught at all levels of proficiency, from A0 to C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students are placed in groups aligned with the level of their Polish competency, in order to ensure the best teaching approach and rapid skill development.
Program of Study
The four-week course for international students offers classes at all levels of proficiency from CEFR A0 to C1 level. Students are placed in groups aligned with the level of their language proficiency. There are 25 hours of instruction each week.
The course aims to improve all aspects of language competency, including speaking, listening, comprehension, grammar, reading and writing. It focuses on equipping students with language skills necessary for analysis and comprehension of academic texts and for critical assessment of complex theories and terms. Students also have an opportunity to learn about some aspects of Polish culture, such as film, history, literature, art and music.
During the course, students will watch and discuss some contemporary Polish films. Additionally, they will visit some places of interest in Warsaw, including The National Museum, Zachęta – National Gallery of Art, the Royal Castle, the Warsaw Uprising Museum, the Royal Łazienki Museum and Park, the Museum of King Jan III’s Palace in Wilanów, and POLIN - the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. They will also watch and discuss some contemporary Polish films.