Polish English Dictionaries And Phrase BooksTwo versions of Polish English Dictionaries and phrase books are available. You can find online Polish English Dictionaries on traditional printed editions. If you are traveling, you will find that a dictionary, and most probably a phrase book is an essential part of your travel package.
Here are some choice selections of great books that anyone of Polish heritage will enjoy having on the family bookshelf. And if you are traveling to Poland, these books will help you enjoy your trip. They can be particularly helpful if you are here on business or working for a foreign firm with offices in Poland since they will help you to politely find your way into a different and exciting culture.
Polish English Dictionary Supplements
Polish English Dictionaries and phrase books are important for basic communications. But to give the communication meaning and to really understand what you are saying, you should have some background in the culture. This sections has a selection of books that are essentially classics in their areas. If you are traveling on business, some of them should be in your pre trip planning package. If you are going to visit with people, make a good impression and show that you have taken some time to understand their culture. This section should get you started right.
The phrase books are particularly useful when you travel. In many places you will find that English may not be spoken. If you are trying to communicate, real time, a Polish English dictionary will not be of much help. The Polish language is difficult because of the many word forms that result from the construction of Polish grammar. So when you look for a word in a dictionary, it may not be there because that form of the word is not highlighted and it takes a knowledge of the language to know the root word. So a phrase book is important. The words are conjugated for you and are useful for communications.
When you are in Poland you will find that a large number of the people speak English. There are some notable exceptions that have a significant impact on the traveler. Many ticket agents at the railroad stations do not speak English. Add to that list cab drivers, police, bus and tram ticket inspectors and ticket vendors. Then many shopkeepers and sales clerks in stores do not speak English. It is for these people that a pocket prayer books can be very important to you.
We do not mean to discount the importance of a Polish English dictionary. But if you are going to take the time to buy a dictionary, also buy a phrase book. When you have both, you are if fine shape.
Consider these publications as a map to the language. Don't forget a map to the country. A phrase book and a map are a perfect combination for a good time traveling. For information about maps of Poland, go to Maps Of Poland