Unit 2

Assignment:

1. Practice the new language material (I. Survival expressions, II. Basic courtesies, III. Numbers, IV. Time expressions.) When you feel you are confident with it, read it out and record it.

2. Fill in the blanks.

Elnézést, __________________ angolul?

Nem beszélek magyar______.

Lassabb_____, legyen szíves.

______mutatná? Itt van egy térkép.

3. Which ending do the following words require: low pitched (back vowel) or high pitched (front vowel) endings? Make two groups.

mutat, beszél, magyar, nap, térkép, angol, óra, papír, szív, lassú, francia, német, kíván

4. What would you say in the following situations? Record yourself saying the expressions.

  1. You want to ask the time from somebody in the street.
  2. You are in a shop and you want to ask the shop assistant whether he or she speaks English.
  3. A waiter starts talking to you in Hungarian.
  4. A person tells you his or her number but he or she is saying it too fast. You would like the person tell the number slowly.

5. Match each sentence from box A with a sentence from box B:

A

B

Elnézést, beszél angolul?

Hány óra van?

Köszönöm.

Egészségedre!

Szívesen.

Köszönöm.

Sajnos nem.

Fél hét.

6. Verb conjugation. Put the following verbs into the correct form according to the given pronoun.

beszél                                                   kíván                                        mutat   

én ________________                        te ________________           én ________________

ő ________________                         ön ________________           te ________________

te ________________                        ő ________________             ő ________________

ön ________________                       én ________________            ön ________________

szeret [like/love]                                   él [live]                                     tud [know]

te ________________                        ő ________________             én ________________

ön ________________                       én ________________            te ________________

én ________________                        te ________________            ő ________________

ő ________________                         ön ________________           ön ________________

7. Numbers.  Write down the following numbers with letters (in Hungarian).

13, 47, 99, 46, 67, 81, 70, 35, 56, 38

8. Numbers. Listen to the telephone numbers and write them down.

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9. Time expressions. Write down the following time expressions with numbers.

fél nyolc, negyed három, háromnegyed tizenegy, negyed tíz, fél kettő, háromnegyed öt, kilenc óra húsz perc, három óra negyven perc, tizenhét óra ötvenöt perc, negyed hat

10. Time expressions. Listen to the time expressions and write them down with numbers.

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Listening 6.