Hungarian Lessons for Beginners with Puzzles and Quizzes


Welcome to the Hungarian (magyar)language for beginner pages! I am glad, you are here. There is a growing collection of basic lessons, quizzes and puzzles on these pages. Learn the Hungarian alphabet and greetings with sounds, play hangman or other puzzles, check youself with quizzes and tests. I know Hungarian is a hard language, so I try to put some fun staff here, because I don't want you to give up. Do you want more? Send e-mail for supplementary excercises. Do you have questions? Post them to my message board, or ask for a chatroom appointment -- ALL FREE. Also there are lots of sound files here especially for the first lessons.
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Before moving ahead I recommend to read about Hungarian language. The following two articles are not part of my site, but I feel they provide good introduction to my Hungarian lessons.

1. Uralic Languages
Chart of related languages with links
2. About the Hungarian Language.


There are four more reference pages that can help you throughout this class. The first link is my page with an important, basic rule that is so unique specification of the Hungarian language. The second is a good on-line dictionary. The third link leads to a huge Hungarian <==> English dictionary, which is downloadable for free. It is however a DOS program, not for WINDOWS environment. It is worth it to try, even if you don't have experience in DOS environment, since it is really easy to use and it has a huge content. Finally, the last link is another downloadable dictionary, but this one is for windows environment. This is easier to use, but has smaller content. This program lets you challenge yourself on vocabulary, too.

Vowel harmony - an important, unique rule you need for every lesson. English - Hungarian on-line dictionary
Downloadable dictionary
A huge, DOS-based dictionary
Downloadable, Windows-based dictionary that allows you to quiz yourself.


Do yo want to buy a good dictionary on-line?

Choose from traditional or electronic dictionaries:

Click on the image or on the link to buy now.
The first is a not-too expensive, still comprehensive dictionary for both English-Hungarian and Hungarian-English:
cover
Another excellent Hungarian-English and English dictionary for less than $10:
cover
Go Electronic



Chatroom hours for beginners: Mondays and Saturdays 7PM EST. Compare your local time to EST (time in New York or Washington.)

Lessons and quizzes for beginners:


Lessons Excercises, Quizzes, Games
Alphabet and Pronunciation
with lots of sound files.
Word Test
Hangman 1
The first Hungarian sentences ---
Days, Months
napok, hónapok
Crossword Puzzles
7 pages of crossword puzzles
Numbers
Számok
Hangman 2
with the words of days, months and numbers.
Basic Sentences
Egyszerű mondatok
Sentence Quiz
Match English and Hungarian sentences.
Verbs
Igék
Hangman 3- with 50 basic verbs.
Practice sheet Definite-Indefinite
More on Verbs
kicsit többet az igékről
Verbs in sentences
Multiple choice self-quiz
Future Tense
Jövő idő
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Hol? Where?
Write questions!

GOOD LUCK!

If you think, you have a basic Hungarian, try the Random Question Test
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