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The National L2 Curriculum in Hungary*

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2008


Hungary is a small landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over ten million. The official language, and the mother tongue of the vast majority of the population, is Hungarian. Belonging to the Uralic language family, Hungarian is unrelated to any other European language except Finnish. In order to minimize the effects of their linguistic isolation, Hungarians have always attached great importance to the learning of foreign languages.

National Curriculum Planning for Second Language Learning
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