Year 10 Samoan

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Sime

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 Gagana Samoa at home with your 'aiga regularly or completing the Year 9 Gagana Samoa course. 

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

This course is a full year course aimed at students who want to learn basic Samoan language and/or want to gain a better understanding of the Samoan language and culture. This course offers a Level 1 Samoan internal standard worth 4 credits. Throughout the Year 10 course students will be able to describe the weather, create invitations and know the formal words for invitations, understand Samoan instructions to preparing foods and cultural protocols, learn about specific body parts, learn the different traditional attire of Samoan culture, create basic Samoan handicrafts and learn the connection of the Samoan way of life with Samoan myth and legends.

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Samoan

Students who choose the Year 10 Gagana Samoa course could have the opportunity to take the Samoan Language further into Year 13 and tertiary studies. Career pathways for languages can consist of translator/interpreter roles, there are also opportunities for foreign language intelligence roles and language teachers.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2 x 1B8 Books