Samoan Language - Beyond Beginners

13th May 2024

Schedule:
6 weeks, Mon 06:30 pm to 08:30pm
Presenter(s):
Price:
$0.00 incl. gst

21st October 2024

Schedule:
6 weeks, Mon 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Presenter(s):
Price:
$0.00 incl. gst

FREE for NZ Residents / Citizens / Partnership Visa of NZ Residents or Citizens - An Administration Fee of $20 Applies

Continue your learning journey and further improve your conversational skills in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere with like-minded people. An excellent opportunity to gain more confidence and knowledge.  

It is recommended but not essential that students should have attended the 6 week beginners course before attending this course as this course will deepen the learning content already covered and involve a real-life situation practicum of using learnings obtained from and in the Introduction course.  

Course Content includes: 

  • A deeper understanding of language knowledge (poto i le gagana), communication (feso'otaiga) and cultural knowledge (atamai i le aganu'u). 
  • Engagement in creating you own personal talaaga and reciting it. 
  • Formal and informal conversations and responses.
  • Dance and Song
  • Ava Ceremony
  • Alagaupu/Proverbs
  • Le Va - The sacred space (Respect, Service and Love) - Samoan Values

Course Fee Subsidy

This course is subsided by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for NZ citizens and permanent migrant adults, their partners on work visas or visitor visas, and refugees. To qualify, registrants should be over the age of 16 years and not currently enrolled in a secondary school. You must provide evidence of NZ citizenship, residency, or refugee status to our staff for sighting purposes.

$99 For Non Residents

Please note: All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Courses are usually cancelled, when necessary, 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date.

Course Prerequisites

None