Level 2 Leae Faka-Tonga

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Langi

In this course, students are expected to develop an understanding of and be able to produce more complex and formal Tongan language.  Students can communicate information, ideas and opinions through different text types. They should be able to express and respond to personal ideas and opinions, as well as understanding the ways in which Tongan language is organised for different purposes.  The skills of Reading, speaking, listening, writing, and conversing, in Tongan will all be emphasized.  There is a total of 5 standards offered, 3 as Internally assessed standards and 2 as externally assessed Standards.

Course Overview

Semester 1
In Semester one the emphasis is on producing a spoken presentation and the writing of two different text types in a structured way using their knowledge of Tongan. Students can communicate information, ideas and opinions through their spoken and written texts. They are also expected to express and respond to personal ideas and opinions.

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 use spoken Tongan language to communicate information, and justify ideas and opinions in different situations. Interaction strategies must be used to sustain interaction. Skills of Reading, listening, making notes from listening texts, and writing winning answers will be emphasized.


Level 3 Lea Faka-Tonga

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 Exercise book
1 Tongan - English Dictionary
blue, black, red pens and pencils

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Yr 9, 10 or L1 Tongan or have some prior knowledge of spoken and written Tongan

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91674 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Lea Faka-Tonga texts on familiar matters
A.S. 91675 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Lea Faka-Tonga that communicates information, ideas and opinions
A.S. 91676 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.3 - Interact using spoken Lea Faka-Tonga to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations
A.S. 91677 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Lea Faka-Tonga text(s) on familiar matters
A.S. 91678 v1 Lea Faka-Tonga 2.5 - Write a variety of text types in Lea Faka-Tonga to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

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