Language of the Term

At West Borough Primary School, we are proud of the diversity of our school community. Through mutual respect and equality we celebrate the faiths and languages we have in our school.

Each term, we try to learn a little bit about one of the 38 languages spoken in our school. If you would like to know more, this website can help support!

Term 1 - Hungarian

Our West Borough Primary School Language of the Term for Term 1 is Hungarian.

Hungarian is the official language of Hungary and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union. Outside Hungary it is also spoken in  SlovakiaUkraine , RomaniaSerbiaCroatia and Slovenia.

There are 13 million native speakers of Hungarian.

Here are some words we may practice speaking in class:

English

Hungarian

welcome

uzdvozoljuk

hello

szia

goodbye

viszontlatasra

good morning

jo reggelt

thank you

koszonom

sorry

sajnalom

please

kerem

yes

igen

no

nem

well done

szep munka

Term 3 - Romanian

Our West Borough Primary School Language of the Term for Term 3 is Romanian

Romanian is a Balkan Romance language spoken by approximately 24–26 million people as a native language, primarily in Romania and Moldova, and by another 4 million people as a second language. It is an official and national language of each of Romania and Moldova.

Here are some words we may practice speaking in class:

English

Romanian

welcome

bine ati venit

hello

salut

goodbye

la revedere

good morning

buna dimineata

thank you

multumesc

sorry

scuze

please

va rog

yes

da

no

nu

well done

foarte bine

 

This website is useful for finding out about the language and for pronunciation.

 

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