Image of the week: May 30th - June 5th

30 May 2016

12477 - Imported from Library News system
This week we celebrate Sāmoan language week / Vaiaso o le gagana Sāmoa - from Aso Sa (Sunday) 29th of Me (May) to Aso To'ona'i (Saturday) 4th of Iuni (June). 12477 Image Credit: Tattersall, A.J., n.d., Samoan war canoe - vaka, John Macmillan Brown collection (MB118, Ref 12477). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand. The theme for 2016 is E felelei manu, ae ma’au i o latou ofaga – Birds migrate to environments where they survive and thrive. Some words and phrases you can try
  • Tālofa – Hello, Good morning, Good afternoon
  • O ā mai oe? – How are you?
  • Manuia fa'afetai – Good, thank you
  • Manuia le aso – Have a great day
  • Tofā soifua – Good bye
  • Fa’afetai – Thank you
  • Fa’amolemole – Please
  • Also you might like to check out the following page Samoan for beginners for some great resources.