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Haitian Creole

As an official language of Haiti, along with French, the language boasts up to 12 million native speakers. Creole was born of a beautiful blend of French and African languages, and today exists as a unique language of its own. This stunning country is comprised of mountains, plains, and sparkling coastlines along the Caribbean Sea. The Haitian people have a rich culture anchored in African and French roots; weaving together vivid art, lively dance, and rich folklore to strengthen communities and cultural ties. A friendly people, all you have to do is ask locals for a little èd (help) in learning this exciting language.

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Learn Through Conversations

People

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  • Who Are You?
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    People

    Who Are You?

    • Greet others and bid them farewell
    • Identify subject pronouns
    • Introduce yourself formally
    • Meet new people
    • Recognize basic sentence structure
    • Recognize variants of koman
  • We are Family
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    People

    We are Family

    • Ask questions regarding familial relationships.
    • Describe someone in relation to family members
    • Introduce someone else
    • Learn how to show possession in Creole
    • Learn ways to ask yes or no questions
    • Understand the present progressive tense using the tense marker ap
  • Let's Get Acquainted
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    People

    Let's Get Acquainted

    • Articulate feelings
    • Describe physical characteristics
    • Express interest
    • Inquire about a stranger
    • Identify Vowels in Creole
    • Understand the abbreviated forms of pronouns
  • There’s No Place Like Home
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    People

    There’s No Place Like Home

    • Explain that you are a non-native speaker
    • Explain where you are from
    • Identify languages and countries
    • Inquire about someone’s ability to speak a language
    • Identify Personal Pronouns
    • Learn to use place names and other proper nouns in sentences
    • Understand adverbs and adverbial phrases
  • Where did you go to School?
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    People

    Where did you go to School?

    • Discuss the merits of a school
    • Inquire about programs
    • Understand the past tense using the tense marker te
    • Understand the use of the possessive pa
    • Use tense markers

Travel

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  • “How do you say….?”
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    Travel

    “How do you say….?”

    • Ask for clarification
    • Provide and obtain new information
    • Request new vocabulary
    • Make contractions with personal pronouns
    • Understand the use of articles
  • Markets and Money
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    Travel

    Markets and Money

    • Ask the price for something
    • Buy a ticket for travel
    • Count
    • Negotiate
    • Learn how to use numbers in sentences
    • Learn the use of the present progressive for the immediate future
    • Understand the conditional mood using the marker ta
  • In My Closet
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    Travel

    In My Closet

    • Express future plans
    • Identify various articles of clothing
    • Question statements made by others
    • Join noun phrases using the conjunction ak
    • Learn the difference between ak and epi
    • Use present progressive to express future
  • Shop til you Drop
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    Travel

    Shop til you Drop

    • Acquire necessities
    • Find places to shop
    • Gather information from a native speaker
    • Inquire about shops in the local area
    • Learn constructions related to time
    • Learn to ask and answer “where” questions
    • Recognize variants of genyen
  • Where Do We Go From Here?
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    Travel

    Where Do We Go From Here?

    • Ask for and receive directions
    • Describe the location of one object in relation to another
    • Learn the different forms of the indefinite article
    • Learn the different forms of the verb “be” and when they are used

Sport Activities

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Places To Know

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  • I Don’t Feel Well
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    Places To Know

    I Don’t Feel Well

    • Ask for medication
    • Describe symptoms
    • Speak to a pharmacist
    • Present a thing, person or idea using men
    • Use personal pronouns to express possessive adjectives
  • Let's Eat
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    Places To Know

    Let's Eat

    • Identify items on the dinner table
    • Offer assistance
    • Order a meal
    • Understand the customs of local dining
    • Identify and use the personal pronouns in both long and contracted forms
    • Make requests using the two words meaning “please”
  • I Can’t Eat That
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    Places To Know

    I Can’t Eat That

    • Ask whether a dish contains certain ingredients
    • Explain that you require a special diet
    • Give compliments
    • Reference senses
    • Use descriptions with the two forms of the “be” verb
    • Use stative verbs
  • I Need Help!
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    Places To Know

    I Need Help!

    • Ask questions
    • Declare that a problem exists
    • State that you do not know something
    • Recognize and use the verb "to find"
    • Use "wh-" words
  • Do You Have an Emergency?
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    Places To Know

    Do You Have an Emergency?

    • Answer questions
    • Request emergency aid
    • Learn the past tense of the verb "to have"
    • Use the verb "to need"