Lesson 9

These lessons are for people who want to learn Polish from a beginner's level. Each lesson contains Polish sentences with English translation. These materials are displayed on our site and can be used for free. Additionally, we have audio files for the first ten lessons recorded by Polish native speakers. For each of the first ten lessons there is a handy one-page transcript. The audio file for a given lesson contains the same sentences as the lesson. Each of the first ten lessons has about two minutes of listening material. Every sentence is read out clearly with a perfect Polish accent. You can buy the audio files for lessons 1-10. There is no audio recorded for the remaining lessons.

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By looking at the English translation of these Polish sentences you can see what vocabulary and what grammar points are being covered in these lessons. By examining the complexity of the English translation, you can see what kind of Polish sentences you will be able to understand after going through these lessons.

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Byłam głodna rano.
I was hungry in the morning.
309
Byłeś moim przyjacielem.
You were my friend.
310
Byłaś jego dziewczyną.
You were his girlfriend.
311
On był w Afryce 10 lat temu.
He was in Africa ten years ago.
312
On był naszym sąsiadem w zeszłym roku.
He was our neighbor last year.
313
Ona była piękna i młoda.
She was beautiful and young.
314
Ona była w ogrodzie o siódmej.
She was in the garden at seven.
315
Było ciemno o ósmej.
It was dark at eight.
316
Wczoraj było zimno.
It was cold yesterday.
317
Byliśmy zmęczeni wieczorem.
We were tired in the evening.
318
Byliśmy dobrymi przyjaciółmi 80 lat temu.
We were good friends eighty years ago.
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Byliście dziećmi wtedy.
You were children then.
320
Byliście szczęśliwi wczoraj.
You were happy yesterday.
321
Oni byli dobrymi żeglarzami.
They were good sailors.
322
One były w kuchni po południu.
They were in the kitchen in the afternoon.
323
Czy byłem nieszczęśliwy w poniedziałek?
Was I unhappy on Monday?
324
Czy byłeś ogrodnikiem pięć lat temu?
Were you a gardener five years ago?
325
Czy byłaś fryzjerką dwa lata temu?
Were you a hairdresser two years ago?
326
Czy on był stolarzem w zeszłym roku?
Was he a carpenter last year?
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Czy on był twoim przyjacielem dawno temu?
Was he your friend long ago?
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Czy ona była piękna dawno temu?
Was she beautiful long ago?
329
Czy było ciemno o czwartej?
Was it dark at four?
330
Czy było zimno wczoraj?
Was it cold yesterday?
331
Czy byliśmy podekscytowani dwa dni temu?
Were we excited two days ago?
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Czy byliśmy razem w niedzielę?
Were we together on Sunday?
333
Czy byliście głodni trzy godziny temu?
Were you hungry three hours ago?
334
Czy oni byli smutni tydzień temu?
Were they sad a week ago?
335
Czy one były miłe wczoraj?
Were they nice yesterday?
336
Kiedy byłem nieostrożny?
When was I careless?
337
Kiedy byłeś szczęśliwy?
When were you happy?
338
Kiedy ona była piękna?
When was she beautiful?
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Kiedy było niebezpiecznie?
When was it dangerous?
340
Dlaczego byliśmy ostrożni?
Why were we careful?
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Dlaczego byliście zdziwieni dwie minuty temu?
Why were you surprised two minutes ago?
342
Dlaczego oni byli zainteresowani fizyką siedemnaście miesięcy temu?
Why were they interested in physics seventeen months ago?
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O której godzinie one były gotowe?
What time were they ready?
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Nie byłem wtedy zdziwiony.
I was not surprised then.
345
Nie byłem stary trzydzieści lat temu.
I was not old thirty years ago.
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Nie byłeś ważną osobą wtedy.
You were not an important person then.