Over half a million Polish job seekers have gone to the UK since Poland joined the EU in 2004. Many are skilled workers but speak little or no English.
Polish is proving popular with Brits
As a result Polish language courses are now becoming available for Brits who wish to communicate with these Poles -- either for employment reasons or to simply find out about more their new neighbors.
Report: Rafal Kiepuszewski from the British Midlands