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!

Monday, December 10, 2012

When was creole invented?

Invented?  It would seem to make more sense if you said envante in Creole... Wouldn't it?
This sentence would then sound like "How did it come to be?" rather than "Who came up with the formula and when did that happen?"
Why was any type of Creole necessary?  and especially Haitian Creole, how did it unify groups of people from different backgrounds who came to have a common goal? It's a story of courage and determination....
Check out these books from the links below.  I think the first two, you can read for free on Google Books
Creolization
Defining Creole
Agency in the Emergence of Creole languages

Haitian Creole ↔ English Reference, Look up Haitian Creole and English Words

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