Meet the Team

csaba Csaba Nahoczky Csaba was born in Eger, Hungary and has completed his M.A. in Chinese Studies. During his university years, he started teaching Hungarian, English and Mandarin Chinese to students interested in learning. He has traveled extensively around Europe and lived in China and Japan. He has a tendency to get lost in the finer points of grammar but is striving to make it all interesting. In his free time he is an avid reader of science fiction as well as anything written about language, the mind and grammar. He currently lives in Budapest but is still spending a lot of time honing his English skills.
simone Simone Kovago Simone was born and raised in Australia, and grew up speaking Hungarian at home. Currently living in Australia, she has also spent time living in Budapest, and made frequent visits to Hungary throughout her life. She hosts several series for HungarianPod101.com, and manages the proofreading of all Innovative Language Learning sites.
Gergo Gergő Aradi Gergő was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary, and currently lives in Tokyo, Japan. He hosts season one of the Absolute Beginner Series. He holds a degree from the college for Foreign Trade in Budapest. Besides Hungarian, he is also fluent in English and German. In addition he is very keenly learning Japanese. He enjoys sharing his passion for languages with language learners from all over the world.
Lívia Szöllősi Lívia Szöllősi Livia was born in Budapest, Hungary and she’s a native Hungarian speaker. She is currently a research student of Language Education at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. She speaks English, Japanese, and German besides her native Hungarian. Livia has worked as a Japanese teacher in Hungary for 4 years and holds a Master of Arts in Japanese Language and Culture, and she’d like to keep her career in language teaching for both Japanese and Hungarian. She is very glad to be working with the HungarianPod101.com team, and hopes that the listeners will enjoy her work as well.
Lena Kasai Lena Kasai Lena was born and raised in Miskolc, Hungary. She studied cultural anthropology at university and has a license in professional nail art as well. She speaks Hungarian, English, and Japanese. She’s has worked as a nail technician for several years, and also done freelance work supporting international projects and helping the Hungarian language and culture to become more well-known..
Dorottya Marki Dorottya Marki Dorottya was born and raised in Budapest and moved to France after high school. She holds a Bachelor’s in Translation and Japanese Literature, and a Master’s in International Management. She has also studied and lived in Ireland and Japan for an extended period of time. Dorottya speaks Hungarian, French, English, and Japanese and is in charge of writing and proofreading the online teaching material on HungarianPod101.com. She enjoys the challenge of discovering new languages and cultures and is happy to share her passion with language students all over the world!