Ranging from an intensive one-to-one Hungarian course at our London training centre to an in-company Hungarian course at your offices, Communicaid can provide you and your organisation with an Hungarian language course that matches your requirements. With training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for Hungarian language courses.
Our Hungarian training courses are highly personalised and designed to improve your Hungarian communication skills, whether your focus is social, business, financial, diplomatic or legal.
Benefits of our Hungarian language course
A Communicaid Hungarian language course will provide you with the ability to:
- Speak Hungarian with confidence
- Interact more confidently when visiting Hungarian-speaking regions or dealing with Hungarian
- Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Hungarian-speaking colleagues and clients
through a show of interest in the Hungarian language and culture
- Demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both a personal and
Who should attend our Hungarian school
A Communicaid Hungarian language training course is suitable for:
- Anyone working with Hungarian speaking nationals
- Anyone planning to relocate to a Hungarian-speaking region and wishing to attend a
Hungarian course in order to prepare in advance for their assignment
- Business professionals conducting business regularly with Hungarian speakers who wish to
build rapport and strengthen relationships by attending a Hungarian course
- Government and non-governmental agency representatives working in a Hungarian-speaking
region who need to be able to communicate at all levels
Hungarian course content
The content and format of your Hungarian course will depend on your profession, proficiency in Hungarian and objectives. Whether beginner, survival, intermediate or advanced, key areas covered in all our Hungarian courses include:
- Oral fluency
- Listening and comprehension skills
- Pronunciation and accent
- Reading skills
- Telephone skills in Hungarian
- Email skills in Hungarian
- Sector-specific terminology
- Presentation & negotiation skills
Hungarian training is available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Language training takes place between 08:00 and 20:00 although training is also available outside of these hours upon request.
Suitable tailored and published Hungarian course materials will be used throughout your course, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and throughout the duration of your course.
We offer a variety of training formats for your Hungarian course – from intensive, weeklong courses to extensive, modular lessons. Appropriate formats will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy (please click here to read more about our approach).
Hungarian course trainer
All Communicaid Hungarian language trainers are native speakers with at least 3 years’ professional Hungarian training experience. In addition to relevant academic and linguistic qualifications and experience, many of our Hungarian trainers also possess considerable exposure and expertise in the professional world.
Your Hungarian trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is a sample profile of a member of our Hungarian training team.
JM has worked for Communicaid since 1998 and possesses a wide breadth of experience in teaching a range of both corporate and public sector clients. Her experience includes delivering Hungarian courses to business people at all levels as well preparing diplomats for assignments in Hungary.
Before moving into language training, JM initially began her career as a translator for the Hungarian Broadcasting Corporation’s English department. She then moved on to work for Malev Hungarian Airlines before relocating to London in 1986 where she began work as a freelance Hungarian language trainer and translator of Hungarian and Russian. JM subsequently gained a Masters degree in Russian Language and Literature and continued to teach and translate Hungarian on a freelance basis. She also worked at the Hungarian Embassy in London as assistant to the Press Attaché between 1992 and 1993. Currently, JM is a research student working on the last phase of her PhD at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London.
magyar – Facts about the Hungarian language
Hungarian is the official language of Hungary and there are approximately 14 million speakers of the language based mainly in Central Europe. About 10 million of these speakers are based in Hungary while significant minority communities can be found in Romania, Slovakia, Serbia and Austria.
Hungarian is classified as belonging to a sub-group of the Finno-Ugric language family and is loosely related to Finnish. Up to eight Hungarian dialects have been identified which, for the most part, are mutually intelligible. They are: Alföld, West Danube, Danube-Tisza, King's Pass Hungarian, Northeast Hungarian, Northwest Hungarian, Székely and West Hungarian
Hungarian is written using a variant of the Latin alphabet which includes several additional letters. These include letters with acute accents (á,é,í,ó,ú) which represent long vowels, with umlauts (ö and ü) and their long counterparts o and u.
Hungarian is written using its own alphabet, consisting 24 letters and was the first language to include vowels.