SA1000 - Samoan- NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement available)

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What is Samoan?

Samoan Language (Gagana Samoa) is spoken by nearly half a million people worldwide, including 85 thousand people in New Zealand, making it the third most widely spoken language in New Zealand (after English and te reo Māori). Whether students are learning Samoan to strengthen their identity as Samoan, to communicate with family members, for career enhancement or another reason, this subject will provide them with an opportunity to build on prior learning and to develop problem-solving, risk-taking and communication skills.

What this course involves

This Samoan course helps students develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills through a range of topics such as family, home life and, celebrations. The course is structured to allow flexibility in terms of the order in which topics are studied and also includes an open-ended topic that enables students to investigate an area of their own interest.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

Students must have completed Year 10 Samoan or equivalent or have a Samoan language background.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
90903 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Samoan texts on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 External
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
90904 Give a spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates a personal response 2 4 Internal
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
90905 Interact using spoken Samoan to communicate personal information, ideas and opinions in different situations 2 5 Internal
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90906 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Samoan texts on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 External
SeService Industries recommended standard
90907 Write a variety of text types in Samoan on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 Internal
SeService Industries recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard