Second semester of an introductory course to the Hungarian language and culture.
Practical lessons theme
Week 1: Revision of language points from the Basic Hungarian 1. course.
Week 2: Things in the classroom. The plural –k. The negative sentence.
Week 3: At home: Rooms and furniture. Things we do at home. Conjugation of the irregular verbs enni, inni.
Week 4: Household appliances and technical problems. Possessive endings in Singular.
Week 5: Conjugation of regular verbs with –s, -sz, -z roots. Culture: Holidays in Spring.
Week 6: Animal names. Revision of postpositions. The use of endings: Hová? –ba/-be, -ra/-re. Hol?: -ban/-ben, -n, -on,-en, -ön. Honnan?: -ból/-ből, -ról/-ről.
Week 7: Revision and practice. Irregular verbs: conjugation of the irregular verbs jönni, menni.
Week 8: Getting around: means of transport. The ending –val/-vel.
Week 9: Revision of time expressions: hétfőn, ősszel, tavasszal, januárban…
Week 10: Timetables – pairwork, daily and weekly programme.
Week 11: Grammar practice, listening comprehension and pronunciation excercises. Culture: 5-minute-presentations by students.
Week 12: Questions, question words. Revision and Practice.
Week 13: End-term test
Practical grade based on Fulfilment of the Course Requirements:
- 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