Haitian Creole pronunciation is relatively easy for English speakers!
Most of the sounds in Haitian Creole already exist in English! This is one of the great things that makes Creole such an easy language to learn compared to many others!
Below are the unaccented vowels along with a recording of how they are pronounced
a = “ah” as in Dot
Creole example: Pale [pah-lay]
e = “eh” as in Day
Creole example: Gade[Gah-dey
i = “ee” as in see
Creole example: Li [Lee]
o = “oh” as in Ocean
Creole example: Kote [koh-tey]
ou = “ooh” as in moon
Creole example: kimoun [key-moon]
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