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Pasifika dual language books


The Pasifika dual language resources are designed to support the early language and literacy learning of Pasifika new entrant students in English-medium classrooms. The resources are based on the second language acquisition principle that building on the child’s language/s, helps to strengthen English language and literacy.

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How to use

Teachers and parents can access and download the books online. Teacher and parent support material are also available. Books cover Gagana Sāmoa, Lea Faka-Tonga, Cook Islands Māori, Gagana Tokelau and Vagahau Niue.