has been a teacher since 1968. He published the text book Surinamese Language and Culture and has developed a whole teaching method in Surinamese language and culture. In doing so has has made an attempt to offer Sranantongo at beginners' level. His method is called Mi Tori (My Story). His goal is to have Sranantongo (Surinamese) reintroduced in Surinam. René Hart lives in Amsterdam.
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Something new for the Netherlands! A public dictation for all those who speak Sranantongo. The lingua franca of Surinam has had an official spelling since the 1980s. But who masters it? We monitored the state of affairs: speakers of Sranantongo tested their knowledge. The best speller was singer Denise Jannah. She won the translation dictionary Sranan-Dutch/Dutch-Sranan. The dictation was compiled by Cynthia McLeod. She and Rabin Baldewsingh, alderman in The Hague, dictated the text. Writer Clark Accord, musician Ronald Snijders, singer and actor Juan Wells and actress Gerda Havertong were among the Surinamese/Dutch participants. Dutch/Sranantongo spoken.