OTHER LANGUAGES

In addition to (or in some cases, instead of) the English language, schools in Belarus teach German, French, Polish and Chinese. However, it is unlikely that you will stumble upon a Chinese-speaker or French-speaker in Minsk. Some people, especially the older generation, will understand your Polish and may answer you in the mixed Polish-Belarusian language. Another option is to talk to a Chinese or Turkmen college student, since there are many of them studying in Belarusian universities.

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