Faculty of Arts


SAMOAN 301

Samoan Language 3


Description

In this course, you will build on the knowledge and skills gained in Samoan 101 and 201. We will take you through more advanced conversations and study the structure and content of speeches. We will also examine in more depth the relationship between ordinary and respectful forms of speech. These relationships will be studied in the cultural contexts of weddings, funerals and matai title bestowal rituals.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s)  Vavao Fetui

Reading/Texts

Aumua Mataitusi Simanu (2002) O Si Manu a Alii Pasifika Press / University of Hawaii Press

Recommended Reading

Tanuvasa T Tavale (1994) Matimati CPS, The University of Auckland, Auckland 2001 Milner G B (1993) Samoan Dictionary

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SAMOAN 301: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

SAMOAN 201


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