About the Book
Hungarian is a Finno-Ugric language from the same family as Finnish and Estonian. It is spoken by over 14 million people worldwide, but most speakers live in Hungary (10 million) and Romania (1.5 million). Hungarian is the official language of the Republic of Hungary and one of the official languages of the European Union. Hungarians refer to their language as Magyar.
Ideal for those new to Hungarian, learning at home or in the classroom, Beginner’s Hungarian with Online Audio includes a brief introduction to Hungarian history and culture; 10 carefully-paced and practical lessons with dialogues, vocabulary, and expressions; exercises for each lesson with answer key; Hungarian-English and English-Hungarian glossaries; an alphabet and pronunciation guide; and online MP3 audio files for free download featuring pronunciation by native speakers. Also featured are useful chapters on Doing Business in Hungary, the Arts in Hungary, and Practical Advice for Everyday Life.