Va'aomanū Pasifika

This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for SAMO 302 in 2015.

SAMO-302 – Interpreting and Translation

Points:20Prerequisites:SAMO 202 or other evidence of advanced Samoan; evidence of advanced English Proficiency
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Va'aomanu PasifikaRestrictions:None

The interpreting and translation of English to Samoan and Samoan to English. Theory and practice with particular emphasis on the significance of social and cultural contexts. 40% internal assessment, 60% examination.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Text

Student notes; for availability and price see vicbooks, Student Union Building, Kelburn Campus.

  • Milner, George B:  Sāmoan Dictionary (London: Oxford University Press, 1966)
  • SAMO 302 Student Notes
  • Pratt’s Grammar & Dictionary of the Sāmoan Language, 1976, rep Malua Printing Press, Samoa
  • Allardice, R.W. A Simplified Dictionary of Modern Sāmoan, 1989, rep Polynesian Press, Auckland, NZ.


Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
6735 14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Mon1410 - 16006 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]102Niusila Eteuati* 
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Mon1410 - 16006 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]102