Trinidadian Creole language resources – Language Links Database

Trinidadian Creole - is a creole language commonly spoken throughout the island of Trinidad in Trinidad and Tobago. It is distinct from Tobagonian Creole – particularly at the basilectal level and from other Lesser Antillean English creoles.

More information: Wikipedia

Native speakers: 1,000,000 (2011)

Native to: Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidadian Creole Grammar and Pronunciation

Trinidadian Creole Reading Materials

Trinidadian Creole Dictionaries

Trinidadian Creole Listening and Video Resources


TV / Video / Movies

  • YouTube - Trinidad Creole vs Standard English: It have/There is/There are - “In this video you will learn about the Trinidad Creole “it have” and its Standard English version There is/There are. You will also learn about how to use Creole English and Standard English in your writing.”
  • YouTube - Trinidadian Slangs || Learn to talk like a true Trini -” If you ever wanted to learn to talk like a true Trini, here's a quick lesson!”
  • YouTube - Sociolinguistics: Trinidadian English Creole - “This video is aimed to share an analysis of the Trinidadian English Creole trough examples taken from literature.


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