Réka KISS
Education:
MA in English and Hungarian as a foreign language, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 2019
BA in English Studies – specialization in Drama and Theatre with minors in Pedagogy and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 2015

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 2017
Besides teaching at McDaniel College Budapest, Réka has been working in high schools and private language schools teaching English. She is also experienced in teaching Hungarian as a foreign language.

Courses taught:


HUN 1101 Elementary Hungarian I.
HUN 1102 Elementary Hungarian II.
Erika SÓLYOM
Education:
MA in Teaching English and Hungarian as a Foreign Language, Károli Gáspár University, Budapest, Hungary, 2016
MPhil in Linguistics and Sociolinguistics New York University, New York, USA, 2005
MA in Linguistics and Sociolinguistics New York University, New York, USA, 2003
MA in English Studies & Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary 1996
BA in English and Russian Studies & Teaching English/Russian as a Foreign Language, Eszterházy Károly College of Education, Eger, Hungary 1991

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 2020

Before joining McDaniel College Budapest, Erika had worked in various positions. She worked as an instructor of Hungarian as a Foreign Language in the University of California Education Abroad Program (EAP) at ELTE University (2004-2010) and at the International Studies Program (ISP) of Corvinus University of Budapest (2010-2012). She was Director of American Corner (AC) Budapest, Budapest, Hungary (2009 – 2017). She acted as the Senior Program Manager at Romani Studies Program (RSP), Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2017-2019).
Erika is also a co-author with Carol H. Rounds of the best-selling Hungarian textbook in Routledge`s well-known language series Colloquial Hungarian.

AWARDS:
Fulbright-Hays Fieldwork Research Abroad Fellowship 2003
NYU Linguistics Department Max Talmey Prize 2002

Courses taught:
HUN 1101 Elementary Hungarian I.
HUN 1102 Elementary Hungarian II.

Eszter SZAKÁL
Education:
MA in Teaching English and Hungarian as a Foreign Language, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 2015
BA in English Studies (with Chinese minor) Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, 2011

Employment:
Adjunct Faculty member of the Pre-Medical Track at McDaniel College Budapest - since 2020

Besides teaching at McDaniel College Budapest, Eszter has been working as a free lance English and Hungarian teacher in various language schools. From 2011 to 2016 she worked as a Team Leader at Customer Care at US Acelity Inc. - responsible for a team of 40 employees and leading various projects.

Courses taught:
HUN 1101 Elementary Hungarian I.
HUN 1102 Elementary Hungarian II.

Since October 5, 2020 the education at McDaniel College Budapest has been online. We have successfully conducted our online instruction both in the two-semester and in the one-semester Pre-Medical Track this academic year. Even though we are committed to continue our instruction on campus in person when circumstances permit (hopefully from September, 2021), we will also offer the possibility to complete the whole course online. If you are interested in joining us, you can apply here.