• Manufacturer: Prolog
  • Weight: 0.35 kg
  • Availability: YES
  • Author: Ewa Kołaczek
  • ISBN: 978-83-60229-66-8
  • Year: 2017
  • Dimensions (height x width): 23,3 x 15,2 cm
  • Pages: 168
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  • Net Price: 34.76 zł 36.50 zł

PHONETICS (FONETYKA)  is a new entry in the series TEST YOUR POLISH (TESTUJ SWÓJ POLSKI). Foreigners will find a wide selection of exercises devoted to pronunciation and differentiation, among others, between a series of problematic  alveolo-palatal consonants (ś, ź, ć, dź), postalveolar consonants (sz, ż, cz, dż), consonant clusters (ść, szcz, źdź, żdż) or nasal vowels ą, ę.

Tasks contained in PHONETICS (FONETYKA) will also help to check and systematize materials related to intonation, accent and phonetic changes that occur in the Polish language within the same word, as well as the whole sentence.

An integral part of PHONETICS (FONETYKA)are recordings, for the purpose of, among others, presenting model pronunciation of all the vowels and consonants. Thanks to the recordings, learners of Polish as a foreign language can improve the perception and differentiation of certain sounds, and also have the opportunity to compare their own pronunciation with the model pronunciation of Polish teachers.

The exercises in PHONETICS (FONETYKA) are designed for individual work, but can also be used by teachers for group courses as supplementary course material. In order to do the exercises properly,  knowledge of specific vocabulary or grammar is not required, because students from levels A1-A2 and even individuals just beginning to learn the Polish language can work with  PHONETICS (FONETYKA),.

The book includes:
• 70 varied phonetic exercises with answer key
• recordings for most exercises
• interesting facts about phonetic changes
• practical information about  the formation and differentiation of sounds
• collation of Polish sounds with their equivalents in English
• humorous drawings to facilitate the understanding of  certain phonetic problems

Mini-dictionary  PL / ENG / DE







Ewa Kołaczek – is a graduate of the Polish Philology at the Jagiellonian University, she also obtained a degree in Teaching Polish as a Foreign Language at the Silesian University. She has been involved with the Prolog Language School since 2004 and teaches there a variety of Polish language classes at all levels of advanced. That includes workshops on grammar and phonetics. Together with Oscar Swan, she collaborated on the „Kaleidoscope of Poland”. The author of the „Testuj Swój Polski – Fonetyka” and "Survival Polish. Crash Course. Self-study Edition".

On a more personal level, she is passionate about mountains, black and white photography, glass painting and the Polish literature.