Papakura High School Papakura High School

Level 2 Tongan - Culture & Heritage

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Lauaki.

Recommended Prior Learning

Requirements for Year 12 Tongan: Students must have taken Tongan at Year 11 ...OR... Approval of HOD Languages.

Students need to have a strong understanding of Tongan and can demonstrate spoken and written competency in the language. Students MUST be willing to stand and present speeches in spoken Lea faka-Tonga. Students MUST participate in class discussions and contribute. 

Mālō e lelei, this semester you will explore narrating myths, legends, and describing aspects of Tongan culture. The learning will also  Tongan customs and protocol at a wedding and funeral. You will learn to develop your language fluency through writing and reading tasks. You will have the opportunity to experience Tongan dance and singing through Polyfest and gaining credits.

Course Overview

Term 3

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