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Methodology Workshop: Teaching Hungarian as a Heritage Language, 28-29 April

The Balassi Institute – Hungarian Cultural Center is proud to be launching its semiannual series of methodology workshops targeting those professionals and volunteers who teach Hungarian as a heritage language across the United States and Northern America. The first workshop will take place in New York City at the Center, serving primarily Hungarian teachers in the Tristate area. Future workshops are planned for the Midwest region and Hungarian communities of the West Coast and Southern states.

1st Balassi Workshop on Teaching Hungarian as a Second or Heritage Language

All those interested are invited to kindly request the information package of the workshop by contacting the Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The workshop comprises two full days of intensive groupwork with tutoring by the two leading teacher training experts of Balassi Institute Budapest, Orsolya Maróti and Katalin Gordos.

The Center and the workshop provides

-          free training and future teaching materials

-          introduction to the new online language teaching resource center of Balassi Institute

-          in-depth discussion of teaching methods and challenges

-          free discussion targeting problem areas brought up by participants

-          a networking opportunity for volunteers and professionals

-          specialized thematic units for teaching varying age groups and at different levels of proficiency.

The workshop will take place at the Conference Room of the Hungarian Cultural Center, 450 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10123 (between 34 and 35th Street), a mere two-minute walk from Penn Station and a fifteen-minute walk from Grand Central Station.

Groupwork will begin at 11:00 am on both days, but tutors will be available for discussion before and after the sessions which end at 6:00pm.

Lunch will be provided for all participants.

We kindly ask you to contact the Center at your earliest convenience given that the workshop is limited to 15 participants for purposes of efficiency.

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