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Introductory course to the Hungarian language and culture
Practical lessons theme
Week 1: The alphabet. The vowel harmony. International words in Hungarian. Greetings.
Week 2: Pronunciation and spelling: The days of the week. Months. Numbers. Ordering a snack at the bar. Accusative: The ending –t.
Week 3: Introductions. The verb lenni (to be). Countries, nationalities and languages. The endings –ul/-ül ; -i; -ban-ben
Week 4: Food and drink. Shopping. How much is…? Measures. Pronunciation Practice.
Week 5: Conjugation of regular verbs. The infinitive. Culture: National Holiday on October 23rd.
Week 6: University words: The names of subjects and departments. Timetables. Time expressions.
Week 7: Weekly program. the endings -kor, –tól/-től; -ig. The irregular verbs jönni, menni.
Week 8: Places in Budapest. Where can you…? – the auxiliary verb lehet. The endings –ban/-ben, -n/-on/-en/-ön/
Week 9: Postpositions alatt, fölött, előtt, mögött, mellett, között. Giving directions to buildings/departments of the Faculty.
Week 10: Grammar practice, listening comprehension and pronunciation excercises. Culture: 5-minute-presentations by students
Week 11: Jobs. The business card. Saying phone numbers and addresses.
Week 12: Revision and Practice. Culture: Winter holidays in Hungary. Songs, food and traditions for Christmas.
Week 13: End-term test
Practical course grade based on:
Regular attendance and active participation
Delivering a 5-minute presentation about a chosen aspect of Hungarian Culture (in English)
Written exam at the end of the term