What is the course about?
What will we cover?
• My daily and weekly schedule
• Weekend programmes
• Giving directions
• The town where I live
• Food and drinks
• Cooking and recipes
• Shopping at the market
• Healthy eating
• Ordering food in a restaurant
• Buying clothes
• Services: at the railway station, in a museum, at the hairdresser, in a bookshop, at the cinema
• How do you spend your free time?
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• talk about your everyday life
• give simple directions
• talk about food, express your views on healthy living
• order food in a restaurant
• conduct a basic conversation at the market, in a clothes shop, at the railway station, in a museum and cinema
• make an appointment.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is intended for learners who have studied Hungarian 1 or have the equivalent level. Please contact the Languages department if you are unsure of your level.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Students only need to have the textbook titled MagyarOK1. The teacher will provide students with photocopies for the first two sessions and will help to arrange ordering the book. The costs will be about £20.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Hungarian 2: Module 2.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details