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The present tense of the verb MIE (To have) 1
1. We have a problem. = problem.
2. I have two sisters. = dwie siostry.
3. You (informal, singular) have blue eyes. = niebieskie oczy.
4. She has long hair. = Ona dugie wosy.
5. They don't have a car. = One nie samochodu.
6. He has a lot of money. = On duo pienidzy.
7. I have a big family. = du rodzin.
8. He has three cats. = On trzy koty.
9. Do you (formal, singular) have a lighter ? = Czy Pani zapalniczk?
10. You (informal, plural) have a beautiful house. = pikny dom.

The present tense of the verb BY (To be) 1
1. I am tired. = zmczona.
2. He is old. = On stary.
3. We are on holidays. = na wakacjach.
4. You (informal, singular) are tall. = wysoki.
5. I am a tourist. = turyst.
6. She is intelligent. = Ona inteligentna.
7. You (informal, plural) are young. = modzi.
8. They are happy. = One szczliwe.
9. Is it far? = Czy to daleko?
10. Are you (formal, singular) her brother? = Czy Pan jej bratem?

MIE (To have) or BY (To be)? 1

1. I am 20 years old. = ___________________ 20 lat.
Jestem
Mam
2. I am depressed. = ___________________ depresj.
Mam
Jestem
3. You (formal, singular) are ready. = Pan ___________________ gotowy.
ma
jest
4. She is pregnant. = Ona ___________________ w ciy.
ma
jest
5. They are lucky. = Oni ___________________ szczcie.
maj
s
6. You (informal, singular) are sick. = ___________________ chory.
Masz
Jeste
7. She is late. = Ona ___________________ spniona.
jest
ma
8. I have a problem. = ___________________ problem.
Mam
Jestem
9. I am in a bad mood. = ___________________ zy nastrj.
Jestem
Mam
10. He is right. = On ___________________ racj.
jest
ma

The present tense of the verb I (To go) 1
PAMITAJ!: There are two Polish verbs that correspond to the English verb TO GO - I and
CHODZI. The two are not interchangeable, so you should learn which verb is used in which
situations.

The following exercises will help you to learn when to use the verb I (To go). Fill in the
blanks with the proper form of the verb. Use the "special character" buttons below as
needed:
1. I am going to the concert in an hour. = na koncert za godzin.
2. He is going to school. = On do szkoy.
3. We are going to yoga class. = My na jog.
4. You (informal, singular) are going to a park. = Ty do parku.
5. She is going to the movies in ten minutes. = Ona do kina za dziesi minut.
6. I am not going there. = Ja tam nie .
7. You (formal, plural) are going to the gym. = Pastwo do siowni.
8. You (formal, singular) are going shopping. = Pan na zakupy.
9. We are going to a dance class. = My na lekcj taca.
10. They are going to the club. = One do klubu.

The present tense of the verb CHODZI (To go) 1
PAMITAJ!: There are two Polish verbs that correspond to the English verb TO GO - I and
CHODZI. The two are not interchangeable, so you should learn which verb is used in which
situations.

The following exercises will help you to learn when to use the verb CHODZI (To go). Fill in
the blanks with the proper form of the verb. Use the "special character" buttons below as
needed:
1. His family goes to church. = Jego rodzina do kocioa.
2. You (formal, singular) go to the movies every Friday. = Pan do kina w kady
pitek.
3. She goes to school. = Ona do szkoy.
4. I go to yoga each Saturday. = na jog w kad sobot.
5. We go to Polish classes. = na lekcje polskiego.
6. They often go to the gym. = Oni czsto do siowni.
7. We go to dance classes. = na lekcje taca.
8. He goes to high school. = On do liceum.
9. Do you (informal, singular) go there ? = tam?
10. Do you (formal, singular) go to that park on weekends ? = Czy Pani do tego
parku w weekendy?

PODOBA SI (to like) - present tense 1
Polish has 2 verbs that correspond to the English verb "TO LIKE": PODOBA SI and LUBI.
The two are often interchangeable, but not always. For instance, "She likes you" (as a friend,
etc.) = "Lubi ci", whereas "She likes you" (she thinks you're cute) = "Podobasz jej si".

The following exercise is to help you practice conjugating the verb PODOBA SI. Fill in the
blanks with the proper form of the verb, as required in the context of each sentence. Use the
"special character" buttons below as needed:

ex: I like this car. = Podoba mi si ten samochd.

1. She likes him. = jej si ten typ facetw.
2. I like this movie. = mi si ten film.
3. I don't like this car. = Nie mi si ten samochd.
4. She likes me. = si jej.
5. They like it here. = im si tu.
6. We like your paintings. = nam si twoje obrazy.
7. I like your attitude. = mi si twoje podejcie.
8. He likes you. = si mu.
9. Do you like it here? = ci si tu?
10.We don't like your ideas. = Nie si nam twoje pomysy.

I or CHODZI? 1
PAMITAJ!: There are two Polish verbs that correspond to the English verb TO GO - I and
CHODZI. The two are not interchangeable. I is used more for specific examples of going
somewhere, while CHODZI is used to talk about general patterns.

The following exercise will help you practice using the verbs I and CHODZI (To go).
Choose which of the verbs should be used to complete the following translations:

1. I go to the gym every Friday. = ___________________ do siowni w kady pitek.
Chodz
Id
2. She is going to the store right now. = Ona ___________________ teraz do sklepu.
chodzi
idzie
3. I go to high school. = ___________________ do liceum.
Chodz
Id
4. We are going to the game in half an hour. = ___________________ na mecz za p
godziny.
Chodzimy
Idziemy
5. He is going to the park. = On ___________________ do parku.
idzie
chodzi
6. Are you (informal, plural) going to the party? = ___________________ na imprez?
Chodzicie
Idziecie
7. They go swimming on weekends. = Oni ___________________ pywa w weekendy.
id
chodz
8. I never go there. = Nigdy tam nie ___________________.
id
chodze
9. She goes there frequently. = Ona czsto tam ___________________ .
chodzi
idzie
10. We are going to the mall in an hour. = ___________________ do centrum handlowego
za godzin.
Chodzimy
Idziemy

The present tense of the verb CHCIE (To want) 1

Write the correct form of the verb CHCIE (To want) to complete each of the following
translations. Use the "special character" buttons below as needed:
1. You (informal, plural) want this car. = Wy ten samochd.
2. I want to see him. = go zobaczy.
3. We want more money. = My wicej pienidzy.
4. She wants to buy it. = Ona to kupi.
5. You (informal, singular) don't want to go there. = Ty nie tam i.
6. I want to travel. = Ja podrowa.
7. They want freedom. = Oni wolnoci.
8. He wants to smoke. = On zapali.
9. I want to go. = Ja i.
10. You (formal, singular) dont want to talk about it. = Pan nie o tym mwi.


MIXED VERBS (present tense) 1

Fill in the blanks with the proper PRESENT TENSE form of the Polish verb (in parentheses).
PAMITAJ!: Polish has one PRESENT TENSE which corresponds to both the SIMPLE PRESENT
and the PRESENT CONTINUOUS in English.

ex: I like this food. = Lubi to jedzenie. (lubi)
1. My father is reading a newspaper. = Mj ojciec gazet. (czyta)
2. I am riding a bike. = na rowerze. (jecha)
3. I am writing a book. = ksik. (pisa)
4. The old lady is drinking tea. = Starsza pani herbat.(pi)
5. The girl is writing an email. = Dziewczyna email.(pisa)
6. The band is playing in the park. = Zesp w parku.(gra)
7. He is driving a car. = On samochd. (prowadzi)
8. We are working in the office. = w biurze. (pracowa)
9. The man is doing push-ups. = Mczyzna pompki.(robi)
10. I am making breakfast. = niadanie. (robi)


MIXED VERBS (present tense) 2

PAMITAJ!: Polish has one PRESENT TENSE which corresponds to both the SIMPLE PRESENT
and the PRESENT CONTINUOUS in English.

ex: I like this food. = Lubi to jedzenie. (lubi)
1. I am swimming in the pool. = w basenie. (pywa)
2. He is feeding the cats. = On koty. (karmi)
3. We are watching TV. = telewizj. (oglda)
4. She is eating ice cream. = Ona lody. (je)
5. We are washing the car. = samochd. (my)
6. You are ordering food. = Ty jedzenie. (zamawia)
7. They are doing homework. = Oni prac domow.(robi)
8. I am eating dinner. = obiad. (je)
9. She is buying a dress. = Ona sukienk. (kupowa)
10. We are doing excercises. = wiczenia. (robi)


MIXED VERBS (present tense) 3
PAMITAJ!: Polish has one PRESENT TENSE which corresponds to both the SIMPLE PRESENT
and the PRESENT CONTINUOUS in English.

ex: I like this food. = Lubi to jedzenie. (lubi)
1. My son is listening to music. = Mj syn muzyki.(sucha)
2. The dog is barking. = Pies . (szczeka)
3. You (formal,plural) are running. = Pastwo . (biega)
4. I am eating chocolate. = czekolad. (je)
5. The baby is crying. = Dziecko . (paka)
6. The boy plays basketball every Friday. = Chopiec w koszykwk w kady
pitek. (gra)
7. The children are speaking with their grandfather. = Dzieci z
dziadkiem. (rozmawia)
8. You (informal, singular) play the piano beautifully. = Piknie na pianinie. (gra)
9. The sun in shining. = Soce . (wieci)
10. You (formal,singular) drink a lot of coffee. = Pan duo kawy. (pi)

The present tense of the verb WOLE (To prefer) 1

Write the correct formal, polite form (Pan, Pani, Pastwo) of the verb WOLE to complete
each of the following sentences. Use the "special character" buttons below as needed:. Use
the "special character" buttons below as needed:

ex: Do you (masc.,singular) prefer this car? = Pan woli ten samochd?

1. Do you (mixed/plural) prefer a room with air conditioning? = Czy Pastwo pokj
z klimatyzacj ?
2. Do you (fem./singular) prefer not to talk about it? = Czy Pani o tym nie mwi?
3. Do you (masc./plural) prefer sport cars. = Czy Panowie samochody sportowe?
4. Do you (masc./plural) prefer to smoke cigars? = Czy Panowie pali cygara?
5. Do you (fem./plural) prefer to come back later? = Czy Panie przyj pniej?
6. You (masc./singular) prefer to live in a village. = Pan mieszka na wsi.
7. Do you (fem./singular) prefer to stay with your family? = Czy Pani zosta ze
swoj rodzin?
8. You (mixed/plural) prefer to leave early in the morning. = Pastwo wyjecha
wczenie rano.
9. Do you (fem./singular) prefer a window seat? = Czy Pani miejsce przy oknie?
10. Do you (masc./singular) prefer the ocean or the mountains? = Czy Pan ocean
czy gry?