Languages



SPANISH

NCEA LEVEL 1

SPA101


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Year 10 Spanish or arrangement with HOD

ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST:
TOTAL CREDITS: 14 Internal 10 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course develops students’ ability to communicate information, ideas and opinions in Spanish. Students will develop their understanding of spoken and written Spanish. A range of cultural and language based topics will be Covered.



SPANISH

NCEA LEVEL 2

SPA201


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 14 Credits Spanish 101

ASSESSMENT: Level 2 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST:
TOTAL CREDITS: 14 Internal 10 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course builds on prior learning for Level 1 Spanish. Students will express their own ideas and opinions of others and write expressively for a variety of purposes. A range of cultural and language based topics will be covered including film and media.



SPANISH

NCEA LEVEL 3

SPA301


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 14 Credits Spanish 201

ASSESSMENT: Level 3 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Nil
TOTAL CREDITS: 14 Internal 10 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course builds on the skills developed in L2 Spanish. Students will explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives and write a variety of texts for different purposes. A range of cultural and language based topics will be covered including film, media and and life in Spanish speaking countries.



TE REO MAORI

NCEA LEVEL 1

MAO101


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Year 10 Te Reo Maori or prior knowledge

ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: $15.00
TOTAL CREDITS: 18 Internal 12 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course fosters awareness of personal cultural awareness through the medium of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga. Students will develop their communication skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing through contexts such as hākinakina (sport), te kainga (home), te kura (school) and te marae.


TE REO MAORI

NCEA LEVEL 2

MAO201


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Maori 101
ASSESSMENT: Level 2 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: $15.00
TOTAL CREDITS: 16 Internal 12 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course exposes students to a range of aspects of te reo Māori me ōna tikanga. Students will develop their ability to communicate information, ideas and opinions in te reo Māori about a range of contexts. Some of the topics include Pōwhiri and Tikanga, hākinakina me te mahi a Rēhia (sports and hobbies), ngā atua Māori (Māori gods) and ngā wawata

(dreams and aspirations).


TE REO MAORI

NCEA LEVEL 3

MAO301


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: MAO201
ASSESSMENT: Level 3 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: $15.00
TOTAL CREDITS: 16 Internal 12 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course continues to expand on students’ prior knowledge and what has been learnt in MAO201. Students will develop their ability to use more complex language about less familiar contexts and situations. Some of the topics covered are ngā mōteatea, Te Hokowhitu a Tū, te reo ōkawa and the marae.



MAORI PERFORMING ARTS

NCEA LEVEL 1,2,3

MPA322


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: MAO101 or equivalent unless HOD approved

ASSESSMENT: Level 1, 2 and 3 unit standards

COURSE COST:
TOTAL CREDITS: 54


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course aims to promote knowledge and understanding of Māori performing arts. This includes both performance and research elements. Students will be able to demonstrate the essential skills of Māori performance components. Students will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of the different categories of waiata, waiata-ā-ringa, poi and haka as well as knowledge associated with the origins of performing arts. Students MUST be a part of the Kapa Haka group.


SAMOAN

NCEA LEVEL 1

SAM101


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Year 10 Samoan or prior knowledge

ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: $10

TOTAL CREDITS: 14 Internal 10 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

“Samoa o le atunu’u tofi” meaning it is a country, culture, and people whose origins, roles and responsibilities have been divinely assigned. This course develops the students’ ability and appreciation of the importance of understanding the ‘how and the why’ behind how Samoan society - fa’aSāmoa operates. Students will develop their ability to communicate information, ideas and opinions in Samoan in different situations through the use of spoken and written Samoan. Students will learn how to share basic information about themselves and explore the different roles in family, church and school.



SAMOAN

NCEA LEVEL 2

SAM201


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: SAM101 or prior knowledge, subject to teacher approval
ASSESSMENT: Level 2 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: $10
TOTAL CREDITS: 14 Internal 10 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The white tern is the most elegant and graceful of the world’s 275 seabird species the popular Samoan proverb “E mamae le tava’e i ona fulu” makes reference to the beauty and elegance of the Samoan language. This course offers students the opportunity to further explore topics covered in Level 1 Samoan to build understanding and appreciation around how language and culture go hand in hand. Students will begin to explore and justify ideas relating to traditional cultural customs - aganu'u fa’aSāmoa and how cultural traditions shape identity, belonging and connection.



SAMOAN

NCEA LEVEL 3

SAM301


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Samoan Level 2 or prior knowledge

ASSESSMENT: Level 3 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST $10
TOTAL CREDITS: 14 Internal 10 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

“A leai se gagana ua leai se aganu’u, a leai se aganu’u ua pō le nu’u” Without language, there is no culture, without culture our world will be lost in darkness. This course offers the students the opportunity to further explore the learning covered in Level 2 with a strong focus on strengthening student understanding and perspectives around the Samoan Fa’amatai system and the changes and challenges of the Aganu’u Fa’aSamoa that Samoans face living away from Samoa. Students will support or challenge the views of others, justify ideas and perspective in both spoken and written Samoan.