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ERIC Number: ED214406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
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Teaching English to Haitians. Refugee Education Guide. General Information Series #26.
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language and Orientation Resource Center.
Three types of information useful to English as a Second Language teachers of Haitian refugees are provided: (1) a discussion of the Haitian educational system and of reasons for the high illiteracy rate; (2) an explanation of the language situation in Haiti where the official language is French, and the native language of most of the population is Haitian Creole; and (3) a sketch of the phonetic system and pronunciation problems for Haitians learning English. The last part of the book presents an analysis of the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Haitian Creole and 19 English pronunciation lessons with notes. (AMH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Language: EnglishHaitian Creole
Sponsor: Office of Refugee Resettlement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language and Orientation Resource Center.