Haitian Creole Summer Programs 2021

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Haitian Summer Institute
Florida International University
Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center
FLAS Eligible

Dates:
Summer B Term: June 21-July 30, 2021 Classes held synchronously via Zoom 5 days/week for 5 hours per day=150 hours

Location: Virtual via Zoom and Canvas

Program Summary: Now entering its 24th year, the Haitian Summer Institute is a six-week program designed for anyone interested in acquiring basic conversational proficiency in Haitian Creole and also for those students who wish to continue their Haitian Creole Language training at the intermediate and advanced levels. The 2021 Summer program will be completed fully-online via synchronous courses using Zoom and Canvas.

The program begins with intensive Haitian Creole language training divided into two tracks. Students will have two enrollment options: Accelerated Beginning Haitian Creole for the first half of the program and Accelerated Intermediate Haitian Creole for the final half, or Accelerated Intermediate Haitian Creole for the first half of the program and Accelerated Advanced Haitian Creole for the final half. In addition to the Institute’s intensive language courses, participants are introduced to Haitian history and culture through lectures in English and Haitian Creole presented by nationally-recognized Haitianists and Diasporic leaders. Classes are held Monday through Friday and include a morning and afternoon session.

Application & Deadline:
All applicants are encouraged to submit the application packet, along with the required supporting materials to the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center by 5:00pm on May 1, 2021 (Applications may be accepted after May 1, 2021, but space is not guaranteed). FIU also offers K-12, Community College, and HBCU Educator Grants.

Please consult the application website for more information.

Tuition & Program Fees: $2,111.53

FLAS Budget Breakdown: $2,141.53 tuition & fees + $2,500.00 stipend.

Contact:
Haitian Summer Institute, Academic Programs
Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique, DM 353
Miami, Florida 33199
Phone: 305.348.2894 Fax: 305.348.3593
Email: LACC@fiu.edu or vcaviede@fiu.edu