Amelie was getting ready for her court translation certificate exam. She’d been studying Haitian Creole for years, and was nearly ready to begin work in the Miami-Dade County court system, but she needed an instructor who was familiar with the exam that would finalize her career goals and land her the job of her dreams. I’m the teacher she needed. As a certified court translator, I had the background and experience Amelie needed to help her study for her exam. I teach students how to read, write, and understand French and Haitian Creole. I provide instruction in literature and cross-cultural studies, and can work individually or in small…


Miami Book Fair : Read Caribbean Schedule

Miami has emerged as the unofficial crossroads of the Caribbean, which is why the Fair has always included the most prominent writers from the region. ReadCaribbean is a program featuring extensive Caribbean-specific events, including readings and panel discussions, children’s writers to inspire young readers, book signings, storytelling and music, plus publishers at the Street Fair. When appropriate, author events will take place in Creole (with simultaneous translation into English). Don’t miss our 2017 ReadCaribbean events at the Miami Book Fair! ReadCaribbean programs created in partnership with Sosyete Koukouy, Ayiti Images, Consulat Général de France à Miami, Bocas Literary Festival, and ReadJamaica, with the support of the Green Family Foundation. /…

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