PJN103 Basic Polish Grammar I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Katarzyna Alicja Barna Krawczyk, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Roman Madecki, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Katarzyna Alicja Barna Krawczyk, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Roman Madecki, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Roman Madecki, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Fri 11:00–12:40 D51
The course is designed for students (Polish philology) at the lower language level (A1).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course gives basic information on Polish pronunciation, declination, conjugation, word forming, and syntactic structures. The part of teaching are Polish texts and grammatical exercises.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course students will be able to:
- understand and explain grammatical structures adequate to the course level;
- explain the formation of the grammatical forms discussed in the lessons
- build correct grammatical structures;
- know Polish orthography rules.
  • Polish pronunciation
  • Polish categories of number, gender and case
  • Declination and conjugation (basic information)
  • Personal pronouns
  • Conjugation -am, -asz, verbs być, mieć
  • Accusative sg. of nouns, modifiers and personal pronouns
  • Conjugation -ę, -esz a ę, -isz/-ysz
  • Past tense
  • Instrumental sg. and pl. of nouns, modifiers and personal pronouns
  • Genitive sg. of nouns, modifiers and personal pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Future tense
  • Aspect of verbs and forming of perfective and imperfective verbs
  • Locative sg. and pl. of nouns, modifiers and personal pronouns
    required literature
  • MACHOWSKA, Joanna Katarzyna. Gramatyka? Dlaczego nie?! : ćwiczenia gramatyczne dla poziomu A1. Kraków: Universitas, 2013. 262 s. ISBN 9788324222643. info
  • PYZIK, Józef. Przygoda z gramatyką : fleksja i słowotwórstwo imion : ćwiczenia funkcjonalno-gramatyczne dla cudzoziemców. Kraków: Universitas, 2006. 462 s. ISBN 8324206817. info
  • MĘDAK, Stanisław. Liczebnik też się liczy! : [gramatyka liczebnika z ćwiczeniam : poziom średni ogólny]. Wyd. 1. Kraków: Universitas, 2004. 251 s. ISBN 832420234X. info
  • PYZIK, Józef. Iść czy jechać? : ćwiczenia gramatyczno-semantyczne z czasownikami ruchu. Kraków: TAiWPN Universitas, 2003. 229 s. ISBN 832420170X. info
  • GARNCAREK, Piotr. Czas na czasownik : ćwiczenia gramatyczne z języka polskiego. Wyd. 2. Kraków: TAiWPN Universitas, 2002. 221 s. ISBN 8324201319. info
  • MIODUNKA, Władysław. Cześć, jak się masz? :a Polish language textbook for beginners. Wyd. 5. Kraków: TAiWPN Universitas, 2002. 275 s. ISBN 8324201238. info
    recommended literature
  • PÖSSINGEROVÁ, Kateřina, SERETNY, Anna. Czy Czechow jest trzech? Učebnice polského jazyka pro Čechy. Kraków 1993.
  • Tarajło-Lipowska, Zofia a Lipowski, Jaroslav, ed. Mówie po Polsku = Učebnice polštiny pro Čechy. Překlad Jaroslav Müller. Wyd. 1. Warszawa: Wiedza Powszechna, 1994. 276 s. ISBN 83-214-1031-6.
  • BEŠTA, Theodor. Základy polské mluvnice. Praha: Polský institut, 1994.
Teaching methods
Theoretical preparing, oral and writing exercises, group projects, presentations, homeworks, reading, conversations.
Assessment methods
The course is completed with end-of-term test (min. 70 %). During the semester student is obligated to: - contributions to discussion
- currently preparation for classes
- class participation (2 absences allowed)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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