Hungarian language 2A  (Intermediate Hungarian)HUN2A

Instructor: Dr. Erika FALLIER

Time: Monday, 2: 45- 5:00

Office hour (Consultation time): 2:15:-1:45

Practice book: : PONS: Hungarian self-study course book

The course will provide students with the basic skills in reading writing and speaking in Hungarian at a pre-intermediate level.
The course starts with reviewing the elementary grammar of the 8o-hour intensive language program. Subsequently it focusses on some f important elements of Hungarian grammar:
-past tense of verbs
-present and past hypothetical mood of verbs
-imperarive mood of verbs,
-word building

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% ( 4 word quizzes)
homework 20%
midterm exam 20%
final exam 30%
spoken language 10 %

Cumulative word quizzes: February 25, March 10, April 7, April 21

PS Because of official holidays three 3 hour periods are missed out this year ( March 17,March 24,May 12) Some field trips are planned in as make- up classes the exact time of which will be discussed during class.