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2 National symbols Symbole narodowe The Coat of arms of Poland consists of a white eagle on a red field. Its current appearance, regulated by the Coat of Arms Act, consists of single-headed, crowned eagle, turned towards right with golden claws and beak, upon the red shield. White and red are the national colors of the Republic of Poland, regulated by the Act.

3 Flag of Poland The national colors of Poland are white and red. If displayed horizontally, the white is on top, if vertically – on the left. The colors, which are of heraldic origin and have a history dating back to 1831 are one of three constitutional symbols of the Republic of Poland, along with the coat of arms, the White Eagle, and the national anthem, Mazurek Dąbrowskiego. The Polish flag is a rectangular piece of cloth in the national colors, with or without the Polish coat of arms on the white stripe. Polish Flag Day is celebrated on May 2.

4 Anthem of Poland Mazurek Dąbrowskiego (Dąbrowski's Mazurka) is the Polish national athem (since 26 February 1927), written by Józef Wybicki in 1797. Originally called the "Anthem of the Polish Legions in Italy", it is also informally known in English as "Poland Is Not Yet Lost" or "Poland Has Not Yet Perished" from its initial verse, "Jeszcze Polska nie zginęła."

5 Dąbrowski's Mazurka Mazurek Dąbrowskiego Jeszcze Polska nie zginęła, Poland has not yet perished, Kiedy my żyjemy. So long as we live. Co nam obca przemoc wzięła, What foreign violence has taken from us, Szablą odbierzemy. We will reclaim, sword in hand. Marsz, marsz, Dąbrowski, March, march, Dąbrowski, Z ziemi włoskiej do Polski, From the land of Italy to Poland, Za twoim przewodem Behind your leadership Złączym się z narodem. We will unite as a nation. Przejdziem Wisłę, przejdziem Wartę, We'll cross the Vistula, we'll cross the Warta River, Będziem Polakami And we shall be Poles, Dał nam przykład Bonaparte, Bonaparte has shown us Jak zwyciężać mamy. How to be victorious. Marsz, marsz, Dąbrowski... March, march, Dąbrowski... Jak Czarniecki do Poznania As Czarniecki to Poznań Po szwedzkim zaborze, After the Swedish occupation, Dla ojczyzny ratowania To save our country Wrócim się przez morze. We will return across the sea. Marsz, marsz, Dąbrowski... March, march, Dąbrowski... Już tam ojciec do swej Basi A father was saying to his (daughter) Basia mówi zapłakany: With tears in his eyes: "Słuchaj jeno, pono nasi „Listen, now, are those our boys Biją w tarabany.„ Beating the drums.’’ Marsz, marsz, Dąbrowski... March, march, Dąbrowski…

6 Current 10 złoty banknote with portrait of Duke Mieszko I Current 20 złoty banknote with portrait of King Bolesław I The Brave Current 50 złoty banknote with portrait of King Casimir III The Great Current 100 złoty banknote with portrait of King Władysław II Jagiełło Current 200 złoty banknote with portrait of King Zygmunt I The Old


8 The Sea…


10 The Tatra Mountains…

11 Climbing, hiking…

12 And Skiing!


14 Warsaw, the capital and Poland’s largest city, plays the prominent economic, cultural and educational role in the country. Although it was almost completely destroyed during World War II, it followed a massive and thorough reconstruction to restore the grandeur of many monuments to life. Thus the city can boast of Old Town (Stare Miasto), which was authentically renovated. Apart from over 20 museums one can admire Zamek Krolewski, the reconstructed Royal Castle; The Wilanow Palace with a spectacular collection of old paintings and furniture; the massive post communist Palace of Culture and Science with a wonderful view of the whole city, The Lazienki Palace

15 Warsaw – The Royal Castle

16 Cracow This city is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist resorts in our country. It used to be our capital in the past. Cracow is a great place for sightseeing

17 Altar made by Wit Stwosz in St. Mary’s Basilica Sukiennice (Drapers’ Hall), O ld T own As you can see in Cracow you can meet also many pigeons. Wawel Castle, meander of the Vistula River

18 Wieliczka Now we want to show you Wieliczka. Wieliczka is situated near Cracow. There is a unique salt mine, which is popular in all Europe. Underground, there is a famous tourist path through the mine…You can participate in a 3km tour and you can see statues of historic, mythic figures, chambers and chapels. The most magnificent is Chapel of St. Kinga.

19 If you need salt…go there, and scratch some from the wall …

20 The province of Silesia, situated in the southern part of Poland, belongs to a major industrial region. The capital of the voivodeship is the city Katowice. It is the most urbanized province in Poland...



23 Katowice – the capital of Upper Silesia Katowice is the capital city of Silesian. It lies in the south-west part of Poland on the rivers Klodica and Rawa. It is the main city of Upper Silesian Industrial Area and the most populous city of Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union as well as one of the most growing Polish Metropolises.


25 Dąbrowa Górnicza the city of Oaks Dąbrowa Górnicza is the largest city in the Upper Silesian Province in terms of area, covering 189km 2. The name of Dąbrowa Górnicza derives from a place overgrown with oak trees, which have special symbolism and importance meaning strength, endurance and longevity. Dąbrowa Górnicza is a city with an extremely varied landscape. Dąbrowa’s having 4 beautiful, clear lakes, woodlands and parks or the natural attractions of Europe’s unique Błędowska Desert,

26 Aquapark Nemo Lake Pogoria

27 The Zofia Książek-Bregułowa Special Institute for Visually Impaired and Blind Children in Dąbrowa Górnicza is a school for the blind and visually handicapped children in intellectual norm. It forms the base for teaching children with special educational needs from the Silesian region. The Institute provides equal life opportunities for all its pupils and graduates by offering broad education, therapy and care as well as helping parents in raising their children.

28 The Institute consists of the following parts: * The Early Childhood Intervention; * The Primary School no 7 with some Kindergarten classes; * The Junior High School no 15; * The High School no 6; * The Vocational School no 1, with specialties: - The gardener; - The hotel service worker.

29 School Number of years AgeCompulsory? Nursery2 5 to 6 No Primary6 7 to 12/13 Yes High School 3 13 to 15/16 Yes Secondary Technical School 4 16 to 20 No General Education Secondary School 3 16 to 19 No Principal School 2-3 16 to 18/19 No CollegevariouslyvariouslyNo The Polish Education System

30 Species of Polish schools Nursery Primary High School Secondary - Technical school - General education secondary school - Principal school College

31 Nursery In Poland, children start nursery school at the age 5. They learn write and to read. Kids majority of time play. Nursery is not compulsory.

32 Primary Primary is compulsory and last six years. Uniforms are not mandatory. Students have got 11 subjects. They are: Art and Desing, Physical Education, Maths, Polnish, English/German, Nature, Music, Religious Education, Information ahd Comunication Technology, History, Educational Lesson. Primary are private or state.

33 High School In age 13 years students go to high school. There has got more subjects and more educations. They on end write the competence test. High school is compulsory, then choose to some schools they want to go. But they need not.

34 Secondary Secondary –T–Technical school –G–General education secondary school –P–Principal school Secondary school is not compulsry, but without this school will not win work. They are three species secondary. Everyone is different. Longest lasts technical school and briefly principal school.

35 College College so as secondary school is not compulsory. They are different speciers collage. They last mostly 5 years.

36 It is a country of great opportunities, beautiful nature, historical monuments and friendly people known for their hospitality.

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