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Languages at SLCC: Samoan / Tongan

Information and Resources on Foreign Languages and American Sign Language at SLCC.

Samoan and Tongan Language Introductions

Samoan and Tongan are important polynesian languages spoken by islanders and some in the U.S. and elsewhere.  These languages are  related to Maori in New Zealand and to Tahitian and Hawaiian, etc.

Databases for Samoan/Tongan Culture & Language

Although SLCC’s databases offer few articles for students of Samoan and Tongan, they do provide information about many topics relating to the culture of Samoa and Tonga, which is helpful.

Books in Library--where ?

Samoan grammar starts at call number:  499.46

Tongan grammar starts at call number: 499.48

Samoan and Tongan Culture and Language Websites

Samoan or Tongan Culture / Language Videos