Colloquial Hungarian - The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition
By Carol Rounds, Erika Sólyom
Updated for 2015 - now with audio download!
Colloquial Hungarian: the complete course for beginners is the ideal introduction to the Hungarian Language.
Specially written by experienced teachers, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Hungarian and covers a variety of modern everyday situations. What makes Colloquial Hungarian your best choice in personal language learning?
- Emphasis on up-to-date, conversational language.
- Comprehensive vocabulary lists (Hungarian-English and English-Hungarian).
- Useful reference grammar notes.
- Dialogues and cultural notes provide an introduction to Hungarian culture.
By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Hungarian in a broad range of everyday situations, both formal and informal.
Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format here or from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Colloquial Hungarian - The Complete Course for Beginners - Contents
Preface Introduction 1. Acquaintances 2. The Flight 3. Crossing the Border 4. Shopping 5. Taxi! 6. Do you Like Budapest? 7. Do You Have a Room Reservation? 8. In the Restaurant 9. Can You Tell Me Where the Post Office Is? 10. What Did Mr Newman Do at the weekend? 11. We are Interested in Music Too! 12. Get Well Soon! 13. I Love You! 14. If Only I Had More Free Time! 15. The Most Unbelievable Story. Appendix I: Conjugations of Irregular Verbs. Appendix II: Sample Nominal Declensions. Hungarian-English Glossary, English-Hungarian Glossary. Grammar Index, Topic Index.
Colloquial Hungarian - The Complete Course for Beginners - The Authors
Carol H Rounds is lecturer in Hungarian and has been teaching at Columbia University since 1988. Previous titles include Hungarian:An Essential Grammar, another in the Routledge language series.
Erika Sólyom, an NYU graduate, is a sociolinguist and she has been teaching Hungarian as a Foreign Language at Eotvos Lorand University and Corvinus University of Budapest. She is also the director of the American Corner Budapest at Corvinus.