Haitian Creole/Pronunciation

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Pronunciation activity[edit | edit source]

The following words are words in both English and Haitian Creole. They are pronounced differently in each language, and may have different meanings. Try pronouncing them. If it sounds like the English word, it's wrong.

  • an (the)
  • animal (animal)
  • bay (give)
  • chase (chase v, hunt v)
  • kite (leave, let)
  • men (but, hand)
  • oral (oral)
  • pale (talk)
  • prepare (prepare)

Spelling[edit | edit source]

Identify whether the following words might be words that are spelled correctly in the standard orthography of Haitian Creole.

  • bann
  • kontinan
  • édé
  • konsèy
  • septanm
  • chase