Level 1 Tongan

1TNG
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Lauaki

Recommended Prior Learning

Students will ideally have a basic understanding of the Tongan language and can demonstrate some spoken and written competency in the language. Students MUST be willing to stand and present speeches in spoken Lea Faka-Tonga. Students MUST be willing to participate/contribute in class discussions.


NCEA level 1 Tongan focuses on 3 internal assessments and 2 external assessments. These assessments are intended to have the students communicate in Lea Faka-Tonga with the focus on communicating beyond their immediate context. Students are required to communicate ideas and opinions about past and future events. The assessments are as follows


Course Overview

Term 1
91670 - Give a spoken presentation in Lea Faka-Tonga that communicates a personal response
4 credits
Internal


Term 2
91671 - Interact using spoken Lea Faka-Tonga to communicate personal information, ideas and opinions in different situations
5 credits
Internal



This term we also start looking at EXTERNALS for next term.

Term 3
91673 - Write a variety of text types in Lea Faka-Tonga on areas of most immediate relevance
5 credits
Internal

EXTERNAL PREPARATION / PRACTICE EXAM
91669 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Lea Faka-Tonga texts on areas of most immediate relevance
5 credits
External

91672 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Lea Faka-Tonga texts on areas of most immediate relevance
5 credits
External

Term 4
EXTERNAL PREPARATION
91669 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Lea Faka-Tonga texts on areas of most immediate relevance
5 credits
External

Learning Areas:

Languages