Happy May 1 everyone! Today is a public holiday here in Hungary, and to celebrate, we’re going to show you two short clips from the 2001 Hungarian comedy, “Csocsó, avagy éljen május 1-je!” (“Csocsó, or Long Live May 1!”). The movie can be viewed in its entirety here. Gusztáv “Csocsó” Csomai, played by Róbert Koltai […]
With this installment of the podcast, we bring you our first Advanced Lesson! In this lesson, Györgyi talks about Hungary, and tells you a little about the people who live there, all in Hungarian. Don’t worry, we also have the English translation in our lesson notes. Using this material:Try to repeat everything she says, even […]
In the last podcast, Györgyi gave an enthusiastic recommendation for the 2001 Hungarian film “Moszkva tér” (Moscow Square), which is set in Budapest in 1989 and gives a retro look back at the city at that time. The city, of course, has changed so much since then. As we mentioned in the podcast, even Moszkva […]
For this week, I’ve chosen another fairly common idiom: szedd a lábad! (get moving) It’s in informal Hungarian speech, and we use it to motivate somebody to get up and get moving! Usage: Siessünk, szedd a lábad! – Hurry up, get moving! Try it out on someone you’d like to motivate into action!
Today I noticed a post about language learning podcasts in the Hungarian site Webisztán. It was basically about how many free language learning podcasts are available, and the author’s desire to continue learning Italian through podcasts. But in the comments section we were obliquely referenced. The first comment was innocuous enough: grabog 2008.05.11. 20:18:11 Belehallgattam a […]