Year 10 Tongan - Introduction to Lea Faka-Tonga

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Lauaki.

Mālō e lelei, join us in learning Lea Faka-Tonga. You will be introduced to the language through learning terms and phrases used on a daily. This will also help you to develop basic language skills. In this semester course, you will experience Tongan dance and song through Polyfest.

Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction to Tongan Grammar and Language Structure/Greetings and introductions

Term 2
The Tongan family

Term 3
Tongan legends and folktales

Term 4
Tongan Music and Dance

Recommended Prior Learning

Requirements for Year 10 Tongan: An interest in learning Tongan Language, and trying something new.  A basic knowledge/understanding of the Tongan Language would be beneficial. Students MUST also be willing to stand and present speeches in spoken Lea Faka-Tonga. Students must also be willing to participate/contribute in class discussions. 



The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.