Creole for Beginners!
Interested in learning Haitian Creole? Traveling to Haiti and want to know key survival phrases and more? If you have no prior experience, but would like to start learning Creole, the Embassy of Haiti is offering a free Creole for Beginners course this summer just for you!
The 10-week course is designed specifically for Creole Beginners, and will be taught by Dr. Marie Marcelle Racine. Classes will take place at the Embassy of Haiti on Saturday mornings from June 14th 2014 to August 16th 2014 from 9:00 am until 12 noon, as per calendar, below:
Saturday, June 14th
Saturday, June 21st
Saturday, June 28th
Saturday, July 5th
Saturday ,July 12th
Saturday, July 19th
Saturday, July 26th
Saturday, August 2nd
Saturday, August 9th
Saturday, August 16th
How to register:
- Do not respond to this message. Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Indicate “ Beginners Creole Course Registration” in the subject line
- Provide your full name, telephone number and email address.
- Briefly indicate your past experience (if any) in Creole, and what motivates you to take this class.
- Class capacity: 20 students, so register early!
Registration deadline: Friday, June 6th 2014
For consideration to others, we ask that you register only if you can commit to the full schedule.
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.
Creole for Intermediates!
Do you have some knowledge of Haitian Creole, and want to improve your speaking and writing skills? Gearing up for an upcoming trip to Haiti and want to learn more than a few survival phrases?
The Embassy of Haiti is offering a free intermediate-level Creole course this summer just for you!
The 10-week course is designed specifically for Creole Intermediate Speakers, and will be taught by Dr. Marie Marcelle Racine. Classes will take place at the Embassy of Haiti on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from June 10th 2014 to August 14th 2014 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, as per calendar below:
|Tuesday, June 10th||Thursday, June 12th|
|Tuesday, June 17th||Thursday, June 19th|
|Tuesday, June 24th||Thursday, June 26th|
|Tuesday, July 1st||Thursday, July 3rd|
|Tuesday, July 8th||Thursday, July 10th|
|Tuesday, July 15th||Thursday, July 17th|
|Tuesday, July 22nd||Thursday, July 24th|
|Tuesday, July 29th||Thursday, July 31th|
|Tuesday, August 5th||Thursday, August 7th|
|Tuesday, August 12th||Thursday, August 14th|
Address of the Embassy:
2311 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008