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Polski via Skype – Learning Polish via Skype? Posted by on Apr 18, 2009

Thank you once again! I’m sure that your answers to my question in the last post are going to be very helpful to any readers who are still not sure whether to sign up for a Polish language class or go it alone. And as a few of you noticed, sometimes there’s no choice –…

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Polish Word of the Week – Przeprowadzka Posted by on Mar 10, 2009

Hi guys! I’m back in the land of internet again! I promise to respond to all your comments shortly. And a couple of them gave me ideas for new blog posts – thanks Pinolona and Jennifer! And audio files are coming back, too! I just need to unpack my boxes to find the mic. But…

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Even More Perfective and Imperfective Goodness Posted by on Jan 20, 2009

Yes, I am still enjoying myself in Antigua and Barbuda. But I couldn’t just go away and leave you without a new post. So, I thought we might as well continue with the perfective and imperfective stuff. It’s always a pain to learn, and I’m pretty sure we could keep talking about for the next…

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Adverbs and Aspect Posted by on Jan 16, 2009

When you read this post I’ll be most likely sitting on a ferry going from Antigua to Barbuda. Oh yeah! But I couldn’t just go on vacation and leave you here with nothing to read, now could I? So, I thought that in my absence we continue with the perfective-imperfective goodness and see where it…

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More Perfective and Imperfective Goodness Posted by on Jan 13, 2009

Pinolona gave us a list of several verbs that cause her a lot of grief. And I would assume, not only her. They cause me a lot of grief, too. Up until very recently, I never really paid much attention to Polish verbs. I mean, what was there to pay attention to? You stick a…

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Co się tutaj stało? – What happened here? Posted by on Jan 10, 2009

In the comments to the previous post, Yellerbelly made a very valid point regarding “co się stało?” He said that he thought it meant “what’s wrong?” I think it’s a reflection of our collective Polish psyche that something so innocent as “what happened” can imply “what’s wrong?” in our language. Just goes to show you…

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Teach and Learn Polish Posted by on Jan 3, 2009

I was talking to my friend today, and as always, she does her best to express herself in Polish. She’s been studying the language for quite some time now, and generally does a very good job when writing in Polish. However, when it comes to speaking, things can get a bit confusing at times. Today…

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