Are you interested in gaining knowledge of Haitian Creole, or improving your speaking and writing skills? Starting July 23rd, the Embassy of the Republic of Haiti is offering Beginner and Advanced Haitian Creole classes – Free of Charge.

The 5-week course is designed specifically for adult, and will be taught by Dr. Marie Marcelle Racine. Classes will take place at the Embassy of Haiti on Saturdays, July 23, 2016 to August 20, 2016, from 9:00 am until noon, as per calendar, below:

Saturday, July 23rd
Saturday, July 30th
Saturday, August 6th
Saturday, August 13th
Saturday, August 20th

Registration deadline: Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Out of consideration for others, we ask that you register only if you can commit to the full schedule.
Class capacity: 20 students, so register early!

About Dr. Racine:
Dr. Marie Marcelle B. Racine is professor of French and Linguistics at the University of the District of Columbia. She has served the University on numerous committees and in various administrative capacities, including Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages, and Associate Dean and Acting Dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.

Dr. Racine received a “Certificat de License” from the University of Lille (France), a Master’s degree in Romance Languages from Howard University and a Ph.D. in French and Linguistics from Georgetown University. Dr. Racine was also the recipient of a fellowship in higher education academic administration from the American Council on Education.

Professor Racine’s teaching and scholarship focus on French and Creole languages, linguistics and literature, as well as Francophone literatures and cultures. She also works on critical education issues, facilitates professional development and collaborates in research, planning for transformational change and assessment of student learning.