"The girls and the boys"
Translation:Dziewczynki i chłopcy
The IPA for "ł" is a "/w/", and it sounds like a "w" to English speakers' ears.
You can play the nom. sing. form of this noun in its entirety by going to https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ch%C5%82opiec#Polish and pressing the Audio play button.
You should choose another method then.
Btw, Polish spelling is a lot more logical and systematic than English spelling. You just need to take a few hours to familiarise yourself with the rules.