Gagana S_moa: A Samoan Language Coursebook

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University of Hawaii Press, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 179 pages
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Gagana Sāmoa is a modern Sāmoan language resource. Designed for both classroom and personal use, it features: a methodical approach suitable for all ages; an emphasis on patterns of speech and communication through practice and examples; 10 practical dialogues covering everyday social situations; an introduction to the wider culture of fa'asamoa through photographs; more than 950 exercises to reinforce comprehension; a glossary of all Sāmoan words used in the coursebook; and information on dowloadable oral skills information is listed.
  

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Contents

I
xvii
II
1
III
5
IV
13
V
17
VI
19
VII
22
VIII
26
XVII
67
XVIII
69
XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
106
XXV
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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About the author (2009)

Galumalemana Afeleti Hunkin was born in Fale'ula, Western Sāmoa, in 1945. He became the foundation tutor of Sāmoan language and culture at the Pacific Islanders' Educational Resource Centre, Auckland, in 1977. Four years later he was appointed director of the Wellington Multicultural Educational Resource Centre. He is now a senior lecturer in Sāmoan studies at Victoria University.

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