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.
No interpretation is created equal. Grammar Notes, color-coding, and features that focus on specific grammatical nuances between target and source language strengthens your understanding of Haitian Creole language structure.
Etiquette, body language, gestures — set the mood. Culture Notes provide a backdrop to learning material and let the Haitian Creole culture come alive, setting you up to forge deeper connections with Haitian Creole culture and make a positive impression.
Critical thinking and memory-building exercises blend new vocabulary into lesson progress, allowing you to pick up on the structure of your target language so you can apply new content that will be presented in various contexts throughout the course.
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Learn Haitian Creole language basics, from common phrases all the way to more advanced concepts
Our main language course that contains the core content.