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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CodyORB

Polish is out!!! December 10, 2015

Recently I checked the incubator and Polish just came out in beta today and already has 30 learners!!!

December 10, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheShadowBroker

It's way above 30 learners actually

I thought i was the 31st but i'm not, it just hasn't updated :/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Atcovi

I'm actually the 31st, I signed up for Polish right when it had 30 ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MS_Genius88

Great news! It finally came out! Feel free to follow me if you need help with learning Polish, I'm a native speaker. :) Powodzenia!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Atcovi

Can you give an English person's perspective on pronouncing "cookies" in Polish?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MS_Genius88

Ciasteczka: Approximated to chah-ste-chka: Cha (as in cha cha dance), ste (same as in English), chka (almost the same "ch" as in chocolate but with tongue further back), it is what you would call an affricate.

However, to be accurate, "ciasteczka" is the dimunitive form of the word "cookie". You would ask a child if he/she would like "ciasteczka" as opposed to "ciastka," the non-dimunitive form of the word. But either way works!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vytah

Both cz and ć are affricates, the difference is that ć is alveo-palatal (like English, but the tongue is raised more, closer to the palate) and cz is retroflex (the tongue is retracted and the tip touches just behind the alveolar ridge).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rob_Simons

Looking forward to getting stick inti the polish course


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dfwgator

Dziękuję bardzo to the Polish team!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KevanSF

I like cookies and milk!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JakubWrobel

IF ANY1 NEED HELP FEEL FREE TO ASK ME I AM A NATIVE SPEAKER AS WELL powodzenia

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