Creole Made Easy

A simple introduction to Haitian Creole for English speaking people

Author: Wally R. Turnbull

Publisher: Light Messages Publishing

ISBN: 1611530415

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 158

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The most widely used introduction to Haitian Creole. A simple guide to Haitian Creole for English speaking people. The basic elements of Creole grammar and vocabulary in sixteen easy lessons. How to pronounce Creole words. Simple exercises with translation keys. Dictionary of 4,700 Creole - English words. In less than an hour a day the short lessons will have you speaking basic Creole in about a week. You will learn key Creole words, how to pronounce those words, and how to put those words together into useful sentences. This book is ideal for those who will visit or work in Haiti and desire to communicate with her people.

English-Haitian Creole Bilingual Dictionary

Author: Albert Valdman,Marvin D. Moody,Thomas E. Davies

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 153201600X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1148

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Haitian Creole (HC) is spoken by approximately 11,000,000 persons in Haiti and in diaspora communities in the United States and throughout the Caribbean. Thus, it is of great utility to Anglophone professionals engaged in various activitiesmedical, social, educational, welfare in these regions. As the most widely spoken and best described creole language, a knowledge of its vocabulary is of interest and utility to scholars in a variety of disciplines. The English-Haitian Creole Bilingual Dictionary (EHCBD) aims to assist anglophone users in constructing written and oral discourse in HC; it also will aid HC speakers to translate from English to their language. As the most elaborate and extensive linguistic tool available, it contains about 30 000 individual entries, many of which have multiple senses and include subentries, multiword phrases or idioms. The distinguishing feature of the EHCBD is the inclusion of translated sentence-length illustrative examples that provide important information on usage.

Haitian Creole Dictionary & Phrasebook

Haitian Creole-English/English-Haitian Creole

Author: Charmant Theodore

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781810944

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 260

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Haiti, home to over 6 million people, is one of the most popular destinations for travellers world-wide. Over 2 million people visit there annually. Haitian Creole is, with French, one of the nations two official languages. It is the mother tongue of virtually the entire population and the only language spoken by more than 90 percent of the countrys residents. This dictionary and phrasebook is an excellent companion for travellers. The bilingual dictionary contains more than 4,000 entries, including all essential daily vocabulary. The phrasebook deals with almost every situation likely to be encountered by travellers, including basic greetings, making hotel reservations, and ordering in restaurants. It also covers such topics as health care and emergencies. Visitors to this Caribbean nation will find it indispensable.

Bel Control Creole Multilingual Dictionary

English-Creole-Spanish-French

Author: Tercius Belfort Noelsaint

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496957148

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 476

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The Multilingual Dictionary in Creole, English, Spanish, and French is definitely for the polyglots, the philologists, and for anyone who wants to learn, improve, or compare his/her languages. It is not common to see a book written in four languages before. This multilingual dictionary, although it is focused principally on the Haitian Creole, should interest anyone.

Haitian Creole Practical Dictionary

Haitian Creole-English, English-Haitian Creole

Author: Charmant Theodore

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781812979

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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Used today by approximately 12 million people in Haiti and by the population of the Haitian diaspora across the Caribbean, France, and the United States, Haitian Creole is an essential language to understanding Haiti's social, political, and cultural history. The language is fast becoming the favored medium for Haitian literature and media, and travelers to Haiti are likely to find books, newspapers, radio shows, and television programs produced in Haitian Creole. This dictionary provides the traveler, businessperson, or aid worker with all of the fundamental words and phrases needed to communicate practically and effectively in Haiti. Includes over 15,000 entries, including part of speech, alternate words, and phonetic pronunciation, plus an introduction to the Haitian Creole language, pronunciation, and grammatical basics, and a glossary of practical Haitian legal terms.

Teach Yourself Haitian Creole

Author: Yeral E. Ogando

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996687300

Category:

Page: 186

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Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is the ultimate proven technique for you to master Haitian Creole in less than 3 months. This incredible book will guide you gradually from recognizing Creole alphabet, identifying the words and learning how to pronounce them easily with our Free Mp3 Audio Bonus. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is not just another book for learning phrases, words, verbs and vocabulary. This amazing book will show you the hidden technique behind the languages and will give you the tools to learn it in a very short time. You will have everything you need to master the language, you just need to pay attention and follow the instructions given in this incredible book. The author of Teach Yourself Haitian Creole has acquired these skills throughout the years by learning more than 10 languages so far. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is the product of his learning experience. Hundreds of people have already learned using this method; it is your time to learn now. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole consists of 10 lessons Taking you from recognizing the alphabet and its combinations, learning how to read and write Haitian Creole, even when you do not understand it yet working language patterns and tense construction. Walking out systematically to improve your skills and getting you to the final goal of "Speaking, reading, writing and understanding Haitian Creole." At the end, you will find yourself reading gospel messages in Haitian Creole. Isn't awesome? Did you imagine speaking Haitian Creole in less than 3 months? I know you might be hesitant to believe it, but there are many people already enjoying the languages experiences. People tend to think that learning a new language is a very difficult task and don't get me wrong "It is" when you do not have the correct tool or method to learn. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is the ultimate method for you to learn easily and effectively. In my experience of language learning, I have found many difficult languages, but Haitian Creole has been so far "The easiest language" to learn. My students learn how to speak Haitian Creole with this very same book in less than 3 months. Try it now and you will have guarantee results. You will succeed in finally learning Haitian Creole.

English-Haitian Creole Bilingual Dictionary

Author: Albert Valdman,Marvin D. Moody,Thomas E. Davies

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 153201600X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1148

View: 9248

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Haitian Creole (HC) is spoken by approximately 11,000,000 persons in Haiti and in diaspora communities in the United States and throughout the Caribbean. Thus, it is of great utility to Anglophone professionals engaged in various activitiesmedical, social, educational, welfare in these regions. As the most widely spoken and best described creole language, a knowledge of its vocabulary is of interest and utility to scholars in a variety of disciplines. The English-Haitian Creole Bilingual Dictionary (EHCBD) aims to assist anglophone users in constructing written and oral discourse in HC; it also will aid HC speakers to translate from English to their language. As the most elaborate and extensive linguistic tool available, it contains about 30 000 individual entries, many of which have multiple senses and include subentries, multiword phrases or idioms. The distinguishing feature of the EHCBD is the inclusion of translated sentence-length illustrative examples that provide important information on usage.

Creole Made Easy Translation Dictionary

Author: Wally R. Turnbull

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611530100

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

View: 708

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Translate words from English to Haitian Creole and Creole to English. In addition to general vocabulary most medical terms are also included. Alternate meanings are listed along with the primary meaning of words. This is a practical reference for those who speak English wanting to learn and practice Creole and for Creole speakers who want to learn and practice English. This translation dictionary is ideal for work teams and medical teams as well as students and visitors to Haiti.

Haitian Creole Phrasebook: Essential Expressions for Communicating in Haiti

Author: Jowel C. Laguerre,Cecile Accilien

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071749213

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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The essential terms you need to communicate with the nation’s 8-plus million Haitian Creole speakers If you are travelling to Haiti to help with the relief effort or to aid in its rebuilding, Haitian Creole Phrasebook is your must-have resource. In addition to featuring content specifically related to relief and rebuilding, this book also covers the basic topics such as introducing yourself, asking for directions, giving instructions, or asking for information. A separate section is devoted to key words and phrases related to relief efforts from communicating with medical personnel to construction and engineering terminology Features: A mini-dictionary includes essential vocabulary for quick reference An 30-minute audio download that features key words and phrases Vital vocabulary and phrases relevant to relief and rebuilding processes McGraw-Hill will donate a percentage of sales to the Haitian rebuilding effort. Topics include: Basic Vocabulary, Basics of Haitian Creole, Greetings and Wishes, Expressing Preferences and Opinions, Numbers, Time, and Weather, Family, People, and Description, Communication, Living and Working in Haiti, Transportation and Directions, Money and Shopping, Accommodations, Food and Drink, Specialized Vocabulary, Earthquake, Construction Rebuilding, Relief Effort, Medical Vocabulary, Security, Resources

Drink

A Cultural History of Alcohol

Author: Iain Gately

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440631269

Category: Cooking

Page: 560

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A spirited look at the history of alcohol, from the dawn of civilization to the modern day Alcohol is a fundamental part of Western culture. We have been drinking as long as we have been human, and for better or worse, alcohol has shaped our civilization. Drink investigates the history of this Jekyll and Hyde of fluids, tracing mankind's love/hate relationship with alcohol from ancient Egypt to the present day. Drink further documents the contribution of alcohol to the birth and growth of the United States, taking in the War of Independence, the Pennsylvania Whiskey revolt, the slave trade, and the failed experiment of national Prohibition. Finally, it provides a history of the world's most famous drinks-and the world's most famous drinkers. Packed with trivia and colorful characters, Drink amounts to an intoxicating history of the world.

Pawòl Lakay

Haitian-Creole Language and Culture for Beginner and Intermediate Learners

Author: Frenand Léger

Publisher: Educa Vision

ISBN: 9781584326878

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 481

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Pawol Lakay provides students with the opportunity to learn more than the Kreyol language. Every chapter of Pawol Lakay is made up of four lessons and a dossier with socio-historical and cultural information including Haitian proverbs. The dossiers provide substantial information on an aspect of Haitian culture and society related to the theme of the chapter. It allows students to explore in greater depth the topics taught in the chapter while promoting cultural analysis and cross-cultural comparisons.Includes 3 CDs.

The Guinness Book of Superlatives

The Original Book of Fascinating Facts

Author: Guiness Books

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1945186453

Category: Reference

Page: 224

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Imagine the world before Google or Facebook, when books were the only source of recorded fact. Originally published in 1956, The Guinness Book of Superlatives is the very first book in a series that would one day become one of the most well-known and trusted brands in the world—The Guinness Book of World Records. This is the original fun and informative edition, which gathered world facts and records from the year of its publication and prior. Included within are world records and facts from the sectors of: Science Politics Economics Art Architecture Engineering Accidents and disasters Human achievements The natural world And many more! Pick up this entertaining reference book, and expand your knowledge of the world as it was more than sixty years ago.

Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Two Volume Bundle

Author: Yeral E. Ogando

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996687386

Category:

Page: N.A

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Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Two Volume Bundle comes is the perfect combination of Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Volume One and Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Conversation Volume Two. You have seen the incredible results and outstanding learning experience of our students all over the world, using our very special learning technique of Teach Yourself method. We have made it easier for you, if you want to profit from the complete Haitian Creole course, therefore, you don't have to buy them separately anymore, you have them combined in one single volume and very affordable. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is the ultimate proven technique for you to master Haitian Creole in less than 3 months. This incredible book will guide you gradually from recognizing Creole alphabet, identifying the words and learning how to pronounce them easily with our Free Mp3 Audio Bonus. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is not just another book for learning phrases, words, verbs and vocabulary. This amazing book will show you the hidden technique behind the languages and will give you the tools to learn it in a very short time. You will have everything you need to master the language, you just need to pay attention and follow the instructions given in this incredible book. The author of Teach Yourself Haitian Creole has acquired these skills throughout the years by learning more than 10 languages so far. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is the product of his learning experience. Hundreds of people have already learned using this method; it is your time to learn now. At the end, you will find yourself reading gospel messages in Haitian Creole. Isn't awesome to learn that quick? Did you imagine speaking Haitian Creole in less than 3 months? I know you might be hesitant to believe it, but there are many people already enjoying the languages experiences. People tend to think that learning a new language is a very difficult task and don't get me wrong "It is" when you do not have the correct tool or method to learn. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole is the ultimate method for you to learn easily and effectively. In my experience of language learning, I have found many difficult languages, but Haitian Creole has been so far "The easiest language" to learn. My students learn how to speak Haitian Creole with this very same book in less than 3 months. Try it now and you will succeed in finally learning Haitian Creole. You are amazed that with just 3 months studying Teach Yourself Haitian Creole, you are already speaking the language. You did not think it was possible, did you? Now, you want to move up to the next level. You want to improve your conversation skills. You want to sound like a native speaker, but somehow you know something is missing. No need to look any further, with Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Conversation, you will get the conversation skills you need. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Conversation is the perfect tool to master your conversation skills. This is not another conversation course; it is much more than that. You will find up to date conversations user by younger generation, lots of new words and expressions. However, that's not all, I have added a treasure section, a Dictionary section where you will find the definitions in Haitian Creole and its different uses for a large list of words. Over 500 words defined in Haitian Creole language, giving you approximately over 20,000 thousand words for your knowledge and improvement. Teach Yourself Haitian Creole Conversation is your ultimate technique for speaking the language as a native. I have also included a brief grammar section, just to review what you have learned with my first book Teach Yourself Haitian Creole. Speak like a native speaker in less than 3 MONTHS with our proven technique for Self-learning. Audio Download included. Take advantage today of our special two volumes combination and get full course now. Two books in One.

Noun Phrases in Creole Languages

A Multi-faceted Approach

Author: Marlyse Baptista,Jacqueline Guéron

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027252531

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 493

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This volume offers a thorough examination of the syntactic, semantic, pragmatic and discourse properties of noun phrases in a wide variety of creole (and non-creole) languages including Cape Verdean Creole, Santome, Papiamentu, Guinea-Bissau Creole, Mindanao Chabacano, Réunionnais Creole, Lesser Antillean, Haitian Creole, Mauritian Creole, Seychellois, Sranan, Jamaican Creole, Berbice Dutch Creole and African American English. Comparative studies also consider the determiner systems of Middle and Modern French, European Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Ewe, Fon and Gun. This compilation of 16 chapters brings together descriptive, theoretical, diachronic and synchronic studies that focus on the structure and interpretation of bare nouns in creoles. The contributions demonstrate the variety and complex nature of determiner systems in creoles and their widespread use of bare nouns in comparison to their source languages. This volume is evidence of the relevance of creole languages to theories of language creation, language change and linguistic theory in general.

Centuries of Silence

The Story of Latin American Journalism

Author: Leonardo Ferreira

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275983970

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 332

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Debunks the myth of a free press in Latin America.

My First English-Haitian Creole Illustrated Dictionary

Author: Anne Valerie Dorsainvil

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781584324997

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 90

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My First English-Haitian Creole Illustrated Dictionary is an original pictorial word book specially designed to introduce young children to the world of words in the context of second language acquisition. Each entry is illustrated with a visual to make learning fun while being informative. The book is developed in consultation with experts in children's second language learning and teaching. It offers a whole range of vocabulary featuring everyday words and each illustration is clearly labeled in English and Haitian Creole.

Creole-English English-Creole

Author: Charmant Theodore

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781802758

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 291

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Presents over 8,000 modern entries with phonetic pronunciation, and a short introduction to Haitian Creole grammar.