Anyone can speak another language! It's all about confidence.
The mother tongue of illustrious personalities such as Copernicus, Chopin, Joseph Conrad, Marie Curie and Pope John Paul II has a fascinating and turbulent past and symbolises the resilience of the Polish people in the face of domination and adversity.
- Never get stuck for words with our 3500-word two-way dictionary
- Order the right meal with our menu decoder
- Avoid embarrassing situations with essential tips on culture & manners
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Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Piotr Czajkowski.
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