Tamaiti Samoana is a great resource for anyone acquiring the Samoan language. You’ll find basic Samoan grammar lessons here, easy to follow stories told in simplified Samoan and conversation exercises to help you begin speaking Samoan – all completely FREE!

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The Tower of Babel | O Le ‘Olo o Papelu

The Tower of Babel | O Le ‘Olo o Papelu

What happens when a prosperous people become prideful? They might decide to build a tower all the way up to heaven. The Tower of Babel is a classic, Biblical story about the time God changed everybody's language because they tried to get to heaven the wrong way. This...

Noah’s Ark | O Noa ma le Va’a

Noah’s Ark | O Noa ma le Va’a

It's one of the most well-known and beloved stories in the Bible. This is the story of Noah, who is commanded by God to build an ark that will save him and his family - and whole bunch of animals - from a great flood that will cover the entire earth. This story is...

Parents Reading to their Baby

Parents Reading to their Baby

Learn Samoan words for talking about young parents who are reading a book to their baby. Also, pick up some Samoan words to describe a living room - like window and couch - and then learn how to ask and answer the question: 'why'.Samoan Words to Know pepe...

A Family at Breakfast

A Family at Breakfast

Learn useful Samoan words for talking about a small family plus a selection of food and drinks that are typical at breakfast. Learn phrases to describe the number of people and items present, also phrases for expressing what you can see. Describing what you can see in...

A Table of Vegetables

A Table of Vegetables

Learn Samoan words for a selection of vegetables: tamato, aniani, kapisi and more, as well as some of our most useful prepositions: i luma, i tua, i luga, i lalo. Next, practice asking and answering simple questions in Samoan, then follow along with a conversation...

Adam and Eve | Atamu ma Eva

Adam and Eve | Atamu ma Eva

The Biblical story of Adam and Eve is told here in the Samoan language, with audio and English translations. To help you follow along, learn this list of useful Samoan words, then listen out for them in the story.

Know Your Colours in the Samoan language

Know Your Colours in the Samoan language

The Samoan word for colour is lanu. When we refer to each colour in Samoan, we like to say the word lanu first and then add its description. For example, lanumūmū is the Samoan word for red. Why does mūmū describe red? Well, I know that mū is the Samoan word for burn...

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