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Level 1 Lea Faka-Tonga

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Vuna

The Year 11 Tongan Language course is designed to cater to our Tongan students who speak intermediate to advanced Tongan. The course offers 20 NCEA Level 1 credits, 10 credits are internal and 10 credits are external and a possible 4 NCEA Level 2 credits. The course has been designed to look at familiar contexts such as daily routines, family, school and cultural aspects, each of these will allow opportunities for students to speak, read, write and listen using the Tongan language.

This course is portfolio based: Students must submit 2 writing pieces and 2 interaction pieces to complete the portfolio. 

Recommended Prior Learning

It is highly recommended that you already have the conversational language in both writing and speaking to ensure you get the best out of this course. This may have been achieved by speaking and communicating in Lea Faka-Tonga at home, amongst friends and/or in Year 9 or Year 10. 

If you are unsure if this course is for you, please see Mrs Sime or Mr Vuna for support.

Pathway

Students who choose the Level 1 Tongan language could have the opportunity to take the Tongan Language further into Year 13. Career pathways for languages can consist of translator/interpreter roles, there are also opportunities for foreign language intelligence roles and language teachers.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91669 v1
NZQA Info
Lea Faka-Tonga 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Lea Faka-Tonga texts on areas of most immediate relevance
5
5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91671 v1
NZQA Info
Lea Faka-Tonga 1.3 - Interact using spoken Lea Faka-Tonga to communicate personal information, ideas and opinions in different situations
5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91672 v1
NZQA Info
Lea Faka-Tonga 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Lea Faka-Tonga texts on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91673 v1
NZQA Info
Lea Faka-Tonga 1.5 - Write a variety of text types in Lea Faka-Tonga on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91675 v1
NZQA Info
Lea Faka-Tonga 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Lea Faka-Tonga that communicates information, ideas and opinions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0