ERIC Number: ED283384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: 0
English-Hungarian Phrasebook with Useful Wordlist.
Katona, Judy K.; Papp, Bela
The phrasebook, designed for newly-arrived Hungarian residents in the United States, contains English phrases in 19 units covering a wide range of situations and introducing the daily activities of American life. They are presented in the form of two-line dialogues, are grouped by subject, and are selected for their directness, brevity, and relevance to new residents' needs. Words and expressions that accomplish the most important language functions are underlined. Hungarian-English and English-Hungarian wordlists provide commonly-needed terms. Unit topics include coping with the language useful etiquette, giving information about oneself, recognizing signs, weights and measures, using numbers, dealing with money, dealing with time, locating things, describing things and people, doing things, going places, conveying information, health, food, clothing, housing, jobs, and schools. A map of the United States is also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Basic Vocabulary, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), Employment, English (Second Language), Expressive Language, Food, Geography, Health, Housing, Hungarian, Immigrants, Interpersonal Communication, Language Skills, Monetary Systems, Number Systems, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Units of Study
Center for Applied Linguistics, 1118 22nd St. N.W., Washington, DC 20037 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of State, Washington, DC. Bureau of Refugee Programs.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.