The official language of Trinidad and Tobago is English, although we do have segments of the population that speak other languages, including patois, a slang version of French that was brought to the islands by French settlers in the colonial period.
How many languages are spoken in Trinidad and Tobago?
English is the official language in Trinidad and Tobago. The other popular languages spoken in the country include Trinidadian English Creole, Tobagonian Creole, and Trinidadian Hindustani.
Does Trinidad speak Creole?
Trinidadian Creole is a creole language commonly spoken throughout the island of Trinidad in Trinidad and Tobago. English is the countrys official language (the national standard variety is Trinidadian and Tobagonian English), but the main spoken languages are Trinidadian English Creole and Tobagonian English Creole.
Is Trinidad 2020 safe to travel?
Reconsider travel to Trinidad and Tobago due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the Department of States COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.