The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition
Published April 6th 2011 by Routledge – 374 pages
Series: Colloquial Series
COLLOQUIAL HUNGARIAN is easy to use and completely up to date!
Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Hungarian. No prior knowledge of the language is required.
What makes COLLOQUIAL HUNGARIAN your best choice in personal language learning?
Interactive – lots of exercises for regular practice
Clear – concise grammar notes
Practical – useful vocabulary and pronunciation guide
Complete – including answer key and reference section
Whether you're a business traveller, or about to take up a daring challenge in adventure tourism, you may be studying to teach or even looking forward to a holiday - if you'd like to get up and running with Hungarian this rewarding course will take you from complete beginner to confidently putting your language skills to use in a wide range of everyday situations
The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.
Paperback: 978-0-415-56740-4 (please note this does not include the audio)
EBook: 978-0-203-86035-9 (please note this does not include the audio, available from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk)
MP3s: 978-0-415-56743-5 (available from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/html/)
Pack: 978-0-415-56741-1 (paperback and CDs)
Praise for the first edition:
An infectious love for the Hungarian language and culture, coupled with a sense of humour, suffuses the book.' – Times Higher Education Supplement
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
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.
Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:
If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?
These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.