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In Haitian schools, it isn't easy to find a student who speaks 5 minutes of French.

In Haitian schools, it isn't easy to find a student who speaks 5 minutes of French. Did you know that? Is it impossible to speak French for even two minutes? It is not an easy task. There are those, however, who dare to do so in a way that is programmed, without subjectivity, without being themselves in speaking. They are robotized because they do not want to make mistakes and not to be bullied by their classmates. I believe this to be a fundamental issue that needs to be addressed. If you speak Creole in a classroom, the professor will tell you: "Exprimez-vous! Exprimez-vous cher maître!" (Express yourself, express yourself, future lawyer) because, in court, you will have to speak French to get your point across.


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