Now let’s learn some basic Polish conversations. This lesson will teach you how to introduce yourself, as well as simple words and phrases like yes, no, excuse me and I don’t understand. Learn these and you’ll be ready to conduct short conversations in Polish.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Polish“.

Basic Polish words & phrases: conversations

Video: How to Introduce Yourself in Polish

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Basic conversation

please / you’re welcomeproszę
you’re very welcomeproszę bardzo
thank youdziękuję
thank you very muchdziękuję bardzo
Excuse me!przepraszam


I understand.Rozumiem.
I don’t understandNie rozumiem
Hello (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?Słucham?
What does that mean?Co to znaczy?
I don’t know.Nie wiem.
I don’t speak Polish.Nie mówię po polsku.
I speak a little Polish.Mówię trochę po polsku.
Do you speak english? (informal)Czy mówisz po angielsku?
Do you speak english? (formal)Czy mówi pan po angielsku? / Czy mówi pani po angielsku?
Yes, I do speak english.Tak, mówię po angielsku.
No, I don’t speak english.Nie, nie mówię po angielsku.

Making acquaintances

Please talk more slowly!Proszę mówić wolniej!
Nice to meet you!Miło mi cię poznać!
How are you?Jak się masz? / Co słychać?
Good, thank youDobrze, dziękuję
I’m well, thanks!U mnie w porządku, dzięki!
Not bad, thanks!Nieźle, dzięki!
very badfatalny
What’s your name?Jak się nazywasz?
My name is [...].Nazywam się [...]
What’s your first name?Jak masz na imię?
My first name is [...]Mam na imię [...]
How old are you?Ile masz lat?
I’m [...] years old.Mam [...] lat.
What are your hobbies?Jakie masz hobby?
What do you like doing?Co lubisz robić?
What are you doing (at the moment)?Co robisz (teraz)?
Where do you live?Gdzie mieszkasz?
I live in [...]Mieszkam w [...]
I’m from EnglandJestem z Anglii
I’m EnglishJestem Anglikiem / Jestem Angielką
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