Polish in Chicago

A powerful surge over the last century has placed Polish as the most-spoken language of the West Slavic family. Today, the language boasts 40 million speakers throughout the globe and after Russian, Polish is the second most widely spoken Slavic language in the world.

Where to Practice Foreign Languages in Chicago: Taking language lessons with us will certainly bring about great results, but to master a language and achieve your goals quickly, it is crucial that you practice outside the classroom too, especially your listening and speaking skills. One of the best ways to develop your pronunciation and fluency, for example, is to join a meet-up group where you can meet native speakers and other language students. A popular language exchange group in Chicago is Meet International People, with almost 12,000 members! The founders organize weekly gatherings so members can get to know each other, have some fun, and practice a whole array of languages, such as English, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, French, and more! They welcome people of all ages and levels of proficiency, so you can join them even if you are just starting your course with Language Trainers.

Where to Study Foreign Languages in Chicago:  And if you are interested in using your foreign language skills to undertake higher education, you will be happy to know that Chicago is home to very prestigious establishments, like the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, where you can study many different languages. In the University of Chicago, for example, you have can choose to take courses in 50 different languages, from the popular French, Spanish, or Italian to more exotic ones, like Urdu, Syriac, or Swahili. And those who are not interested in enrolling in a university but still want to learn a new language can find many institutions that offer courses. One of them is Language Trainers, and we specialize in preparing tailor-made courses that can help you become fluent in the language of your choosing in no time. Our instructors are native-speaking professionals who will design the lessons to fit your goals and preferences. For example, we can adapt our Exam Preparation course to prepare you for an officially recognized language exam—like the IELTS if you are studying English, which you can take in ELS Language Center Chicago on Division Street.

Language Jobs in Chicago:  Chicago has one of the highest GDPs of cities around the world, generating over $680 billion in 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. There is also plenty of job security, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics putting the unemployment rate at only 3.6% in 2018. With one of the most diversified and balanced economies, there is an opportunity for you to expand your skills into different areas, and having a second or even third language will help you stand out when compared to monolingual applicants. Also, Chicago is a well-known international center for business, and learning languages can help you broaden your professional horizons and access the many job opportunities only available to bilingual speakers. For example, several big companies in the city are always looking to hire fluent foreign language speakers, such as Salesforce, Marriott International, Ryan LLC, and CarMax. Give your career a boost and start learning with us today!

Language for Culture in Chicago: Chicago hosts many social activities throughout the year, including famous concerts, screenings, shows, and lively parties, like the annual Chicago Beer Classic and the Millennium Park Summer Music Series, which draw in audiences from around the world. Learning foreign languages, then, will help you enhance your experiences if you decide to take part in one or more of the 30+ annual parades, 30+ film festivals, and 200+ live music venues that take place throughout the year. For example, those studying German will find that the Chicago's Goethe Institut is host to many German events, from showcasing German art and photographic exhibitions to dramatic performances of Grimm's Fairy Tales, there is something for everyone. And if you are studying French, you can participate in cultural celebrations like Bastille Day, which is taken very seriously, with the Alliance Française of Chicago overseeing its organization. No matter the language you are studying, there is something for everyone. Check out the Choose Chicago site to find out about every cultural event happening in the city throughout the year.

Whether you choose to study a new language in Chicago for job opportunities or cultural exploration, Language Trainers offers tailor-made language courses that fit your schedule and meet your specific needs. We offer instruction in small group settings as well as one-on-one sessions, delivered at your convenience. You just need to contact us and we will make all the necessary arrangements for you to study in the comfort of your home or office. Or if you decide to take your lessons in a public space, just let us know and we will be there! Some options where you can learn a foreign language in Chicago are the Harold Washington Library Center on S. State Street, Toni Patisserie & Café on E. Washington Street, or Meli Cafe on S. Dearborn Street.

In case you are living in the outskirts of Chicago, don’t worry; We also have great teachers living in areas like Aurora, Rockford, Joliet, Peoria, Elgin, and Naperville.

Already know something of the language you want to learn? Contact us and take one of our language level tests, so we can understand your current language proficiency and offer the best course package for you!

Sign up for our Polish lessons in Chicago today! Schedule your lessons whenever you want them, so you can always find time to study, regardless of your timetable or location. You don’t even have to leave home to meet your teacher!

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Online Polish lessons

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Interesting Language Facts

Over 50% of company recruiters look for language skills on potential employee's resumes.

Bilingual men earn 3.6% more and bilingual women earn 6.6% more than their monolingual counterparts.

Bilinguals' increased use of 2 language systems can protect against Alzheimer's.

1-on-1 General Polish Course in Chicago

Our general one-on-one courses in Chicago will help students improve their Polish level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Polish classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Polish Course in Chicago

Our Polish courses in Chicago are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Polish and email skills, as well as a level of survival Polish, granting them the ability to work in a country where Polish is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Polish Courses in Chicago (closed group)

Our Polish courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Polish Course or In-Company Small Group Polish Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Polish Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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Some of our Language Teachers in Chicago

Language Taught: Italian, German, French, English

An English-French bilingual born and raised in France, Linda has extensive experience teaching the two languages to learners of all ages and skill levels, in both France and the United States. She holds a Master's in English, as well as a French teaching certification. She has special experience preparing students for language examinations.

Language Taught: Polish, German

Anna is a native speaker of both Polish and German, and has over seven years of experience teaching both languages. She currently holds a Master's degree in German Literature and History. She is also a regular participant in conferences related to German language and culture. 

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How to Book

Take our Polish Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn Polish and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your Polish tutor’s details.

Begin your Polish training and receive your Polish course book.

Throughout your Polish course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate..
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self study material, language courses in Polish-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by check, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

Client testimonials

See some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.

”My teacher was able to use my knowledge of German to help with Polish, and it was fun learning about his experience learning Polish as well. Thank you for coordinating all of this.”

Paula Zimmerman Polish course in St. Louis

”Last night was my last lesson with Monika. She was a great teacher. She understood what my goals in learning Polish were, and she really did a great job!”

Pawel Novak Polish course in Brooklyn