The essential terms you need to communicate with the nation's 8-plus million Haitian Creole speakers
If you are travelling to Haiti to help with the relief effort or to aid in its rebuilding, "Haitian Creole Phrasebook" is your must-have resource. In addition to featuring content specifically related to relief and rebuilding, this book also covers the basic topics such as introducing yourself, asking for directions, giving instructions, or asking for information. A separate section is devoted to key words and phrases related to relief efforts from communicating with medical personnel to construction and engineering terminology
Features: A mini-dictionary includes essential vocabulary for quick reference An 60-minute audio download that features key words and phrases as well as a pronunciation primer Vital vocabulary and phrases relevant to relief and rebuilding processes
McGraw-Hill will donate a percentage of sales to the Haitian rebuilding effort.
Topics include: Basic Vocabulary, Basics of Haitian Creole, Greetings and Wishes, Expressing Preferences and Opinions, Numbers, Time, and Weather, Family, People, and Description, Communication, Living and Working in Haiti, Transportation and Directions, Money and Shopping, Accommodations, Food and Drink, Specialized Vocabulary, Earthquake, Construction Rebuilding, Relief Effort, Medical Vocabulary, Security, Resources
IntroductionHow to Use this BookPart One: Basic VocabularyChapter 1: Basics of Haitian Creole Chapter 2: Greetings and WishesChapter 3: Expressing Preferences and Opinions Chapter 4: Numbers, Time, and Weather Chapter 5: Family, People, and Description Chapter 6: CommunicationPart Two: Living and Working in HaitiChapter 7: Transportation and DirectionsChapter 8: Money and ShoppingChapter 9: Accommodations Chapter 10: Food and DrinkPart Three: Specialized VocabularyChapter 11: Earthquake Chapter 12: Construction RebuildingChapter 13: Relief Effort Chapter 14: Medical Vocabulary Chapter 15: SecurityPart Four: ResourcesGrammar ReviewVerb TableGlossary