Bonjou! Learn to Speak Haitian Creole

Bonjou! ...Mèsi! ...E Orevwa! Check out our Audio bits. Do as many exercises as you need. Take an online QUIZ and get your answers right away. Finish a crossword puzzle. Reinforce your learning with the Audio/Video exercises. Search for English or Haitian Creole words translation. Also search the whole site for expressions, idioms and grammar rules. And ask questions about the language in the ASK QUESTIONS HERE section.

Most requested translations added here for your convenience: I love you → Mwen renmen w. I miss you → Mwen sonje w. My love!Lanmou mwen!

Friday, March 12, 2010

Exercise 1 - Answers to Lesson 28

Before we go on... Questions for you: Have you heard any spoken Haitian Creole recently?
Do check out the Haitian internet radio network. It'll be a big help to get your ears used to hearing the language. VOAnews.com is good place to start.

Moving on...

Did you answer the questions in Lesson 28?
Did you answer them in Haitian Creole?

Here are possible answers to those questions.

1. Mwen rele (your name here).

2. Wi, mwen gen yon machin. or Non, mwen pa gen machin.

3. Wi, m ap travay. or Non, m pap travay.

4. Mwen se yon (your profession here).

5. Wi, mwen gen ti moun. or Non, mwen pa gen ti moun.

6. Wi, mwen te manje yon zoranj jodi-a. or Non, mwen pat manje yon zoranj jodi-a.

7. Wi, mwen prale kay doktè demen. or Non, mwen pa prale kay doktè demen.

8. Wi, map chante konye-a. or Non, mwen pap chante kounye-a.

9. Wi m Kanada kounye-a. or Non, m pa Kanada kounye-a.

10. Wi m te gen maldan yè. or Non, m pat gen maldan yè.

11. M pale (your language here).


How did you do?

Did you notice the contractions? ie: mwen = m; mwen pa te = m pat or mwen pat.

...Until next time.

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