The Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York offers a wide variety of language learning courses, from Elementary Haitian Creole to Haitian Creole for Heritage Learners. By providing a space dedicated entirely to the study of Haitian Creole, HCLI is helping to promote a more positive and engaging view of the language.
Why Should You Learn Kreyòl Ayisyen
As a language spoken by over 12 million people, Haitian Creole serves as the primary tool of expression for any person who is associated with Haiti in any way. No matter how you are connected to Haiti, read more on why you should learn Kreyòl and how HCLI can help you on that journey!
History of Haitian Creole
Is it Creole? Is it Haitian Creole? Why is it often stereotyped as a bastardized form of French? Read more about the history of the language, the role that it currently plays in the lives of the Haitian people, and why it is so important to have a space dedicated entirely to the study of Haitian Creole.
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