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How to read Hungarian fast

Summary

You need only a pen or text editor. Write short words many times. You will read and write without subvocalization.

Hungarian has some similarity with English. But Hungarian has many grammatical cases. And the word order shows topic and focus.

Read Hungarian Wikipedia. Learn words and read news.

Writing training will improve your reading skills. Visualize structures and relationships. Write diagrams, captions, and descriptions. And write many sentences.

Contents
  • Typing and Speed Reading
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Keyboard
  • Writing Training
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar
  • Typing and Speed Reading

    You can learn speed reading with only a text editor. Maximum the window size and the font size.

    Or you can use a pen and paper.

    hungarian 2 letter
    hungarian 3 letter
    hungarian 4 letter

    Type short words like these images. Type 2-4 letter words many times. You don't have to type long words.

    This is a training about subvocalization. You will get tired of typing. And you will type without internal speech.

    reading multiple lines

    Next, type a short sentence like this. This is a training for reading multiple lines. You will be able to read lines at once. Type more sentences with line breaks.

    Reading Comprehension

    You have to improve your reading comprehension. Read many books and websites. Write many sentences.

    Hungarian uses many affixes. Word order indicates topic and focus. Guess the meaning and structure of sentences. And learn the grammar.

    Read Hungarian Wikipedia. Increase your knowledge and vocabulary. Read the first sentence of pages.

    Read and watch news.

    Writing training improves reading comprehension. Write many sentences.

    Keyboard

    Hungarian has letters of á, ë, é, ó, ö, ő, ú, ü, ű. You have to add a language or a keyboard layout.

    Use Hungarian keyboard layout for 101 keyboard. It has QWERTY order.

    Writing Training

    Writing training improves reading comprehension. Write many sentences.

    order

    Learn the structure of sentence, clause, and phrase.

    Practice with SVO word order. And think about the topic and focus of the sentence.

    Hungarian uses many suffixes.

    relationship

    Imagine some situations and relationships.

    Think about their relationships, positions, purposes, motives, etc.

    Learn grammatical person, case, tense, etc.

    structure

    Use various images. Write various sentences.

    Pronunciation

    Learn how to pronounce vowels, consonants, syllables, words, and sentences. They have their own rules.

    Learn the relationship between the spelling and the pronunciation. It will help you learn words, inflections, and affixes.

    syllable

    Imagine the structure of syllable.

    Hungarian has many vowels. Learn them with IPA symbols. Learn sounds and articulation. Backness and roundedness are important for vowel harmony.

    Google Translate shows sounds of words and sentences.

    Grammar

    Learn the grammar with simple sentences. Write and speak simple sentences.

    Suffixes and postpositions are very important. Compare them with English syntaxes and prepositions.