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Basic Polish: A Grammar and Workbook (Grammar Workbooks) [Kindle Edition]

Dana Bielec
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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'This useful book displays the same methodical, systematic, and jargon-free approach to Polish grammar as the author's earlier Polish: An Essential Grammar ... Basic Polish will be a welcome addition to the Polish language market, in which Routledge is gradually establishing itself as a major player.' - John Michael Bates

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Building confidence in the use of the modern Polish language, this text presents concise explanations of Polish grammar with related exercises, and includes a full answer key as well as a Polish-English glossary.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4070 KB
  • Print Length: 248 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Routledge (11 Jan 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B0YUAZU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #395,280 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars This is a grammar book 5 July 2009
Format:Paperback
I disagree with the other reviewer. Perhaps the problem is the title of this book. "Basic Polish" in big letters, but beneath this, a grammar and workbook in small letters - which is what the book is actually about.

It won't teach you Polish, only how the cases are applied, through multiple examples. It is the repetitiveness of the examples that generates the benefits. This book is probably geared at someone with more than around 20-30 hours polish lessons behind them. At this point, basic words cease to be as useful as they were and you're looking to construct sentences. Probably, your teacher will have introduced you to some basic cases like the accusative or the locative, which may confuse you as there are some many different declinations even within the same case. however, this is when the book becomes very useful.

It also helps reinforce your vocabulary, because new words are repeated in later later chapters and there's a basic dictionary at the back (polish - english only).

So, not a first choice book for a learner as it's dry material. Instead, try ordering Hurra po polsku. However, this is a useful companion as and when your teacher introduces each new case.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Purchase 29 Dec 2009
Format:Paperback
This book gives concise, bite-size explanations of Polish grammar, with tests following each section to ensure that you understand the material. It takes a very convoluted subject, and attempts to make it manageable to the novice learner. Each of the sections (40 in all) are quite short, which makes the material seem less daunting, and allows the learner to test their skills frequently. Most other books on this subject which I have encountered just appear to present pages and pages of tedious, never-ending grammatical rules, and this book is a refreshing change. I wouldn't suggest attempting to learn Polish using this text alone, but I would strongly advise anyone wanting to learn the language to add this to their arsenal.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too demanding vocabulary 22 April 2010
Format:Paperback
The book provides good explanations of grammatical issues but the exercises are based on a very wide scope of vocabulary, too wide for a beginner.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than Rosetta Stone 24 May 2012
By Camo J
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I've been banging my head against Polish grammar for over a year. I wish I'd have bought this book sooner!

It's a grammar workbook - chapters are very specific and lay out all the rules to complete the exercises with. I know that when I've finished working through it I'll be a polish grammar master! I would recommend this book for beginners or advanced beginners.
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