St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Year 10 Samoan

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Taimalelagi.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Year 10 course will maintain a focus on communication, cultural and language knowledge. Students will learn to talk about themselves and their environment as well as exploring some cultural practice. The year 10 course will prepare our students for level 1 Samoan course.

Subject Overview

Term 1
Me and my family
My school

Term 2
My city
Meeting with friends

Term 3
Samoan food & Maketi

Term 4
Cultural events

Learning Areas:

Languages and Te Reo Māori

Assessment Information

There are no assessment in the Junior School for Samoan


Level 1 Samoan

learning Gagana Samoan is a great opportunity to develop your knowledge to a new/ your own culture. The course focuses mainly on the cultural aspects of Samoan and the Pacific. Students do lots of situation of communicate as if there were in the islands.

Career Pathways

Community Karitāne, Historian, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Flight Attendant, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Trainer, Journalist, Interpreter, Musician, Editor, Corrections Officer, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Foreign Policy Officer, Radio Presenter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Importer/Exporter, Immigration Officer, Translator, Occupational Therapist, Private Teacher/Tutor, Probation Officer, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

a notebook
student can use the same notebook than last year


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.