Haiti is one of the least developed and least stable countries in the Western Hemisphere. While the availability of consumer goods and services is adequate in the capital, Port-au-Prince, other parts of the country experience chronic shortages. Most consumer products are imported and expensive. Some tourism facilities in the large cities and resort areas are satisfactory, but many are rudimentary at best, and are difficult to find in most rural areas and small towns.
Mark Hayward\'s City Matters: French Connection helps refugees
On hand were a French teacher from St. Anselm College and a few ... Love Polynice moved to New Jersey 17 years ago from Haiti. At the time, she spoke French, Creole and English, but had to drop French in order to concentrate on English.
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:23:00 GMT
Three months after deadly hurricanes hit Caribbean islands, thousands of children still in need of assistance
Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, caused extensive damage to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti and Cuba ... All pre-school teachers are now trained on the Return to Happiness programme adapted to young ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
This fascinating map shows which languages take the most and least time to learn for native English speakers
Based on their experience training US diplomats, the FSI divided all the languages they teach into four ... generally take native English speakers "a little longer to master than Category I languages." These include German, Haitian Creole, Indonesian ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:47:00 GMT
Asked About Retiring, They Have a Simple Answer: Why?
For Adolfo Calovini, 82, a New York City high school teacher, the need to earn income is part ... At school, his assignment is to instruct teenagers from countries including Haiti and Mexico in English literature and composition and prepare them for ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:00:00 GMT
Online English class a draw for Haiti survivors
Internet service in Haiti was by then restored, and the remaining question was whether to teach English or French. Camp dwellers answered it. "They said, 'Please teach us English,' " Purnell said. Haiti is a Creole-speaking former colony of France ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 May 2010 17:00:00 GMT
Exchanging ideas: Administrator from mission school Respire Haiti trains in Cape Girardeau schools
At Respire, they teach English beginning in third grade, which is another major difference between Respire and most other schools in Haiti. Students at Respire learn French, math, social science and experimental science from second to sixth grade ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:22:55 GMT
Guest Post: Eugene Lim on Calculus in Haiti
I took it as a cue that I have not made a point clear, and I knew I must fallen back into speaking as though as my students are native English speakers. They are not ? they speak Haitian Creole, and I was trying to teach them basic intro to mathematics ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2010 07:31:00 GMT
Wyclef Jean vows to boost English teaching in Haiti
Wyclef Jean has vowed to boost the teaching of English in Haiti if he wins his bid for the presidency. The 'Fugees' star has confirmed that he wants to fight for leadership of his homeland, and filed election papers confirming his candidacy. He has brushed ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 07 Aug 2010 12:40:00 GMT
Teacher spending month in Haiti
But Winnacunnet High School science teacher Charlotte Scott will be doing just that starting next week, donating her time and skills for a month to help victims of the Haiti earthquake ... she'll work with adults teaching English as a second language.
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Jun 2010 19:00:00 GMT