Instructor: Dr. Erika FALLIER
Time: Monday, 2:30- 5:00
Office hour (Consultation time): Wednesday 2:00-2:45
Practice book: Sántha Mária: Hungarian for Beginners PONS: self-study course book
This course will provide students with the basic skills in reading writing and speaking
in Hungarian at a post-beginners level.
The course starts with reviewing the elementary grammar of the 8o-hour intensive language program. Subsequently some further important elements of Hungarian grammar are touched upon, namely
-past tense of verbs
-present and past hypothetical mood of verbs
-imperarive mood of verbs,
Hungarian folk songs, nursery rhymes and tales are an integral part of the course
By the end of the course, students will be able to carry out basic conversations in a variety of everyday situations, both formal and informal.
This course also aims at improving students spoken language skills. The final grade of spoken Hungarian is based on in-class activities and on individual work ( oral presentation: "show and tell").
Final grades will be based on the following components:
class attendance and active classroom participation 20%
word quizzes 20% ( 2 word quizzes)
final exam 30%
spoken language 10 %