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Kreyol with WM – Lesson 7

Here he is again, friends, one of the cutest kids you’ll ever see.  He’s going to help us learn a few more words in Kreyol.  If you’re hungry, these words may come in handy, so pay attention. Feel free to check out WM’s previous lessons by clicking here!

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Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Learn Kreyol

 

Kreyol with WM – Lesson 6

Welcome back to Kreyol with WM!

Eat (English) ~ Manje (Kreyol)

Breaking down the sounds…

M sounds like the m in “Manno”

a sounds like the o in “lot”

n is silent (Many of the vowels in Kreyol are nasal vowels but this will make pronunciation easier)

j sounds like s in “measure”

e sounds the first half of the long a in “day”

Let’s review!

What would you like to _________ for dinner after you __________ on the trampoline?

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2014 in Learn Kreyol

 

Kreyol with WM – Lesson 5

Welcome back to Kreyol with WM!

Jump (English) ~ Vole (Kreyol)

Breaking down the sounds…

V sounds like the v in “violin”

o sounds like the first half of the long o in “go”

l sounds like l in “love”

e sounds the first half of the long a in “day”

Answer from Lesson 4 Review…

If you want to get there fast, you should kouri and not mache!

To catch up on your Kreyol lessons, head HERE!

 

 
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Posted by on January 28, 2014 in Learn Kreyol

 

Kreyol with WM – Lesson 4

Welcome back to Kreyol with WM!

Walk (English) ~ Mache (Kreyol)

Breaking down the sounds…

M sounds like the m in “Manno”

a sounds like the o in “lot”

ch sounds like sh in “ship”

e sounds the first half of the long a in “day”

Let’s review what we’ve learned!

If you want to get there fast, you should ________ and not ___________!

 
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Posted by on January 23, 2014 in Learn Kreyol

 

Kreyol with WM – Lesson 3

Run (English) ~ Kouri (Kreyol)

Breaking down the sounds…

K sounds like the c in “cookie”

ou sounds like the o in “movie”

r sounds like r in “car” (not a hard r)

i sounds the ee in “seed”

Answer from Lesson 2 Review

At the park I jwe with my jwet.

Want to catch up on your Kreyol with WM? Head HERE!

 
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Posted by on January 21, 2014 in Learn Kreyol

 

Kreyol with WM – Lesson 2

Toy (English) ~ Jwét (Kreyol)

Breaking down the sounds…

J sounds like the s in “measure”

w sounds like the w in “win”

é sounds like e in “let”

t sounds the t in “tango”

Let’s review what we learned in Lesson 1 and 2!

Fill in the blanks…

At the park I _______ with my __________.

Check back Tuesday for the answer!

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2014 in Learn Kreyol

 

Kreyol with WM – Lesson 1

Kreyol is the official language of Haiti and so I spent time this fall with one of my favorite kiddos, Wilson Manno, to put together lessons for all of you so that you can learn Kreyol!  Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays to build your Kreyol vocabulary…Ann ale!

Play (English) ~ Jwe (Kreyol)

Breaking down the sounds…

J sounds like the s in “measure”

w sounds like the w in “win”

e sounds like the first half of the long a in day

 
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Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Learn Kreyol