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Gagana Samoa

This 10-hour short course will give you a solid foundation in the basics of Samoan language.

On completion you’ll be able to: pronounce components of the language with some confidence; participate in prayer and song; recite your oral presentations/introductions; understand basic protocols; understand and deliver basic greetings, farewells and numbers.

  • Estimated Hours: 10
  • Pronounce a Pasifika language with some confidence
  • Participate in tatalo ma pese
  • Recite folasaga
  • Understand basic aganu'u
  • Understand and produce basic greetings, farewells and numera.
  • Information
    Course Code PASF111
    Level 1
    Estimated Time 5 Weeks
    Fees 2021 Free
    International Fee $91

    Please note: You will be charged an associated external fee (if applicable) plus a portion of the compulsory Student Services Levy that supports our services available to students. For full information on the compulsory Student Services Levy, visit fees and finance.

    How to Apply

    To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a paper copy of our application form, available here, then either drop it in to your nearest campus or mail it to us at Enrolment Centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre

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