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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

    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.

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