300SAM

Level 3 Gagana Samoa

Course Description

In this course students are expected to use Samoan language to express and justify their own ideas and opinions and to support and challenge those of others. They are able to use and identify language and cultural forms that guide interpretation and enable them to respond critically to texts. A total of 5 standards will be offered, of which 3 will be assessed internally and 2 will be assessed externally.  This course will lead to Tertiary Levels.


Course Overview

Semester 1
In Semester one the emphasis is on producing a speech and two pieces of writing (in different text type) in a structured way. Students are expected to respond critically to stimulus material in their speech and in their writings. Students can also support and challenge the ideas and views of others.

Semester 2
In Semester two, the emphasis is on Interaction and preparation for the external examinations. The Interaction standard is a portfolio and students will submit two interactions on two different topics. Students will express and respond to ideas and opinions and communicate appropriately in different situations in their interaction. Interaction strategies will be used to sustain interaction. Skills of Reading, listening, making notes from listening texts, writing winning answers will be emphasized.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 exercise book, pens (black, blue, red), Samoan dictionary

Recommended Prior Learning

  • Studying Samoan in Year 11 or 12. 
  • Have prior knowledge of the language

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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. 91563 v2
NZQA Info
Samoan 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Samoan texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91564 v1
NZQA Info
Samoan 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Samoan that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91565 v1
NZQA Info
Samoan 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91566 v1
NZQA Info
Samoan 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Samoan texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91567 v1
NZQA Info
Samoan 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Samoan to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
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
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

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