SA2000 - Samoan- NCEA Level 2 (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 course further extends the ability to read, write, speak and listen in Samoan. A range of topics are explored through the eyes of two Samoan families, one living in New Zealand and the other in Samoa.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

NCEA Level 1 Samoan course or equivalent.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
91143 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Samoan texts on familiar matters 1 5 External
91144 Interact using spoken Samoan to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations 1 5 Internal
91145 Give a spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates information, ideas and opinions 1 4 Internal
91146 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/ or visual Samoan text(s) on familiar matters 1 5 External
91147 Write a variety of text types in Samoan to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts 1 5 Internal