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TITLE Polish for Beginners

LEVEL 00 - Mod Pre-Tert, Foundation, Proficiency & DegreePlus

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Degree Plus Programme

DESCRIPTION This unit is for students who wish to acquire some basic knowledge concerning Poland and the Polish language. At the beginning of the unit a non-formal assessment of students' skills will be made in order to make sure that the discussed topics meet their level. During the course, work in groups will be conducted. It will allow the student to practice the use of the new vocabulary in case of the realistic situations proposed by the tutor.

Learning objectives:

• To introduce students to the basic facts concerning Poland;
• To introduce students with the basic information concerning Polish traditions and customs;
• To teach students how to communicate in a very basic level;
• To introduce students to the basic information concerning Polish grammar.

Unit material:

Appropriate unit material will be provided by the tutor during the sessions. There is no required course book, although the tutor may recommend some additional materials which would allow student to improve their skills.


There is no formal assessment associated with this course. On the other hand, the tutor may conduct various practical exercises which will allow to evaluate students' progress. A certificate of attendance and of satisfactory completion of the unit will be provided at the end of the semester.

ADDITIONAL NOTES This unit may not be offered if there are an insufficient number of applicants.


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Joseph Noel Grima (Co-ord.)

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It should be noted that all the information in the study-unit description above applies to the academic year 2017/8, if study-unit is available during this academic year, and may be subject to change in subsequent years.

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