About the Polish Language

Polish is the official language of Poland where it is spoken by about 38 million people.  Polish is also spoken by more than 4 million people in other countries of Eastern Europeand in North America.  Polish is written in the Roman alphabet augmented by the use of diacritical marks.   There are many dialects of Polish.  The Pimsleur Program uses Standard Polish, which is spoken or at least understood throughout contemporary Poland.

Polish-Speaking Countries

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