equalhealth Kreyol CLasses
EqualHealth offers two levels of Haitian Kreyol instruction and individual tutoring for Kreyol learners in the Boston and Miami areas. Classes meet weekly, and feature an interactive learning style offering tools to begin speaking, or to expand skills.
Payments are donations to EqualHealth. Materials are provided free of charge.
Registration coming soon for spring 2017
Course: Beginner Haitian Creole
Day/Time: Tuesdays September 13-November 8 (9 weeks), 6:30-8:20 PM (see Boston courses for more details)
Course: Conversational / Intermediate Haitian Creole
Day/Time: Thursdays Oct. 20- Dec. 27th (9 weeks), 5:45 - 6:45 PM (see Boston courses for more details)
Location: Boston Medical Center/Boston University Medical Center
Course: Beginner Haitian Creole 1
Day/Time: Tuesdays starting October 18 and lasting for a period of 10 weeks
Course: Beginner Haitian Creole 2
Day/Time: Thursdays starting October 18 and lasting for a period of 10 weeks
Location (both classes): RMSB 5th floor labs, 1600 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL 33136
LEVEL 1: BEGINNER HAITIAN CREOLE
Level I is appropriate for students with no background in Haitian Creole, or those who speak French and want to transition into learning Haitian Creole. Students will learn how to read, write and speak basic Creole with our amazing teachers
LEVEL 2: BEGINNER PLUS
Level II is appropriate for students who feel comfortable carrying on basic conversations in Haitian Creole or have taken the introductory course and would like to enhance their Haitian Creole skills. Level II offers conversation and may include reading/writing .
Content may include medical interviewing, Haitian culture through food, Haitian film, Haitian Politics, traveling in Haiti, Public health concerns and solutions. Haitian Creole speaking patients may attend the course providing authentic clinical scenarios. This course is modified and changed every semester to accommodate returning students.
EqualHealth offers one-on-one tutoring in Haitian Creole from native speakers either supplemental to a Haitian Creole course, or independent of course registration. After an initial assessment the tutor. The cost is $15 per hour, with the fee being a donation to EqualHealth. Location and times for tutoring determined by the tutor and learner based on mutual convenience. We are now pleased to offer Skype-based tutoring in addition to in-person sessions.
Books and Audio
“Pimsler Haitian Creole” CDs
“Creole made easy” CDs by Wally Turnbull, with associated workbooks
“The Oxford Picture Dictionary, English/Haitian Creole” by Shapiro and Goldstien
“English/Haitian Creole Medical Dictionary” by Heurtelou, Vilsaint
“Ann pale Kreyol” a workbook and grammar primer