Certified Polish examinations
Prolog school can help you prepare for a certified exam, either individually or in a group course (see Intensive Exam Preparation 10).
Certified exams in Polish as a foreign language are intended to document the level of knowledge of the Polish language at one of the selected levels: 1) B1 - basic, 2) B2 – general secondary, 3) C2 - advanced. This option is used by foreigners who, for example, are working or studying in Poland, and people trying to obtain Polish citizenship (for which, evidence of knowledge of Polish at B1 level or above is required). The exam is also worth additional points for foreigners applying to study in Poland as well as additional points (recognized in some countries) for school leaving qualifications in Polish as a foreign language.
Examinations are carried out by the National Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language at least 3 times a year. Detailed terms and conditions, procedures for conducting examinations and issuing certificates, and the performance standards for each level of certification is determined by the Ordinance of the Minister of National Education and Sport of 15 October 2003 (Journal of Laws No. 191, item. 1871)
In the course of the exam the following skills are evaluated:
2. Grammatical correctness
3. Understanding written texts
Examinations are carried out at three levels of language proficiency:
• B1 - basic
• B2 - general secondary
• C2 - advanced
Sample exam papers and upcoming exam dates can be found on the website of the State Commission: