Is a language course” Polish for foreigners” a pleasure or a must for foreigners?

12 listopada 2019
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Is a language course” Polish for foreigners” a pleasure or a must for foreigners?

 When is it important to learn the language of Mickiewicz, Chopin or Copernicus? We will try to answer these questions. 

Worth knowing?

  1. When in Rome, do as the Romans do – if a foreigner plans to live and work in Poland then a language course” Polish for foreigners”  becomes a necessity.
  2. Running a business can be quite demanding as you have to face many issues every day. ” Ignorantia iuris nocet “(not knowing the law is harmful), as they say, and so does the lack of language knowledge in running a business.
  3. If your life partner is Polish, then it is important to get to know the language and culture because of her/him and his/her family.
  4. If you are a language freak then learning Polish at “Polish for foreigners” course will be an interesting challenge. If you think Asian languages are difficult – you are in for a treat!
  5. If you have family in Poland or Polish roots, then it is worth learning the language of your ancestors.

Must know!

  1. If you are going to be promoted to a high rank position, then it is required to know the language and even have a certificate.
  2. If you want to receive permanent residence, you have to prove you know Polish at B1 level in CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
  3. If you have children aged 7 to18, then you are obliged by law to send them to school which means they will have to learn Polish.
  4. In order to be recognized as a Polish citizen, a foreigner is required to know Polish. The knowledge must be confirmed by a language certificate obtained after passing the state exam.