Learn Samoan online via Skype from our native tutors and explore the fascinating Samoan culture, lifestyle and music!Talofa! You'll be hearing this word many times if you are planning to visit Samoa. Wondering what it means? It means hello in Samoan language spoken in in Samoa (formerly known as Western Samoa) and American Samoa. Samoa formerly known as Western Soma islands is situated in the Pacific Ocean. This independent nation is considered as the heart of Polynesia. American Samoa, on the other hand is a territory of the United States, and consists of seven islands located in the southern Pacific Ocean.
In both Samoa and American Samoa, the Samoan language is an official language alongside English. Samoan is also the fourth most spoken language spoken in New Zealand. It is one of the oldest as well as the most popular language in the family. The Samoan language is written using a Latin-based alphabet introduced in 1834 by Christian missionaries. The sound system of Samoan is very simple. One distinctive feature of the language is the lack of consonants and over use of vowels in the vocabulary. It has a large number of loanwords from other languages like, French and German.
Whether you are learning Samoan for business, travel or for pleasure, speaking Samoan can open many doors. Samoa islands are blessed with stunning land and seascapes and are one of the favoured travel destinations. People too are friendly and courteous. English is the second language and all islanders can speak English as well. But learning at least a few words of the local Samoan language will earn you some appreciation from the locals. Samoa is a traditional society governed by Fa’ Samoa (Samoan Way). Studying Samoan will help you to understand the complexities of Samoan culture and their traditional values. Studying Samoan is a great opportunity to learn more about linguistic heritage of this language. Apart from these benefits, knowledge of Samoan can be useful for careers in education, the public service, social services and welfare, business, language teaching, interpreting and translation.
Do you want to teach your children Samoan or want to study Samoan to impress your friends and relatives; then try our online Samoan language classes through Skype with our native tutors!So are you interested in learning Samoan language? Try our online Samoan language classes through Skype. Taking Skype Samoan lessons from one of the native Samoan speaking teachers gives you the opportunity to learn Samoan is quick, efficient and cost effective way. We offer classes at different levels- from beginners to advanced level. Our Skype Samoan teachers are some of the best in the field who are passionate about not only teaching the Samoan language but also can teach you about the amazing Samoan culture. You also enjoy total flexibility in scheduling your classes as per your convenience. Join our online Samoan language classes today and explore a whole new culture!