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    Overview

    An introduction to Māori language with emphasis on pronunciation, greetings and forms of language in particular cultural contexts.

    In this paper students will develop a basic conversational fluency and proficiency in the pronunciation of the Māori language. Students will learn some basic sentence structure patterns, gaining confidence in using these patterns both in writing and in speaking, as well as aural confidence in listening to basic Māori language.

    About this paper

    Paper title Introduction to Conversational Māori
    Subject Maori Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period(s) Summer School (On campus)
    Semester 1 (On campus)
    Semester 2 (On campus)
    Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Restriction
    MAOR 111 or MAOR 112 or any other more advanced Māori language paper
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Contact

    tetumu@otago.ac.nz or Tel 03 479 8674

    Teaching staff

    Semester 1 / Semester 2: Craig Hall; Summer School: To be confirmed

    Paper Structure
    Internal Assessment 100%
    Textbooks

    Moorfield, J. C., & Ka’ai-Mahuta, R. (2023). Te Kākano (Te Whanake 1) 3rd ed. Edify Ltd.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Self-motivation, Teamwork
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    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the paper students will be able to:
    1. Show proficiency in pronunciation
    2. Exchange personal information about themselves and their families
    3. Understand and use in speech and writing the following grammatical and usage structures:
      • Greetings; asking how someone is or was; with responses
      • Personal pronouns; using personal pronouns to say 'and'
      • Singular possessive pronouns
      • Asking who someone is; where they are from; where they live; with responses
      • Counting
      • Asking how many; asking how old someone is; with responses
      • Use of verbal particles Ka, Kua, I, Kei te..., E...ana
      • Asking where someone is going; what they are going for; with responses
      • Asking where someone or something is or was; with responses
      • Giving orders, including the use of Kia and Me; the use of directional adverbs
      • Telling the time; saying when something happened
      • Days of the week

    Timetable

    Summer School

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Monday 10:00-11:50 2-7
    Wednesday 10:00-11:50 2-7

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 2-5, 7
    Thursday 10:00-10:50 2-7
    A2 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 2-5, 7
    Thursday 13:00-13:50 2-7
    A3 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 2-5, 7
    Thursday 14:00-14:50 2-7
    A4 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 2-5, 7
    Thursday 11:00-11:50 2-7

    Semester 1

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22
    Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A2 Tuesday 17:00-17:50 9-13, 15-22
    Thursday 17:00-17:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-21

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 11-12, 15-22
    A2 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 11-12, 15-22
    A3 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 11-12, 15-22
    A5 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 11-12, 15-22
    A6 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 11-12, 15-22
    A7 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 11-12, 15-22
    A8 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 11-12, 15-22
    A9 Friday 09:00-09:50 11-12, 15-22
    A10 Friday 10:00-10:50 11-12, 15-22
    A11 Friday 11:00-11:50 11-12, 15-22
    A13 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 11-12, 15-22

    Semester 2

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 13:00-13:50 29-35, 37-42
    A2 Tuesday 17:00-17:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 17:00-17:50 29-35, 37-42

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 30-35, 37-41
    A2 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-41
    A3 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-41
    A4 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 30-35, 37-41
    A5 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 30-35, 37-41
    A6 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 30-35, 37-41
    A7 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-35, 37-41
    A8 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 30-35, 37-41
    A9 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 30-35, 37-41
    A10 Thursday 12:00-12:50 30-35, 37-41

    Semester 2

    Location
    Invercargill
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Tuesday 13:30-15:20 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 13:00-13:50 29-35, 37-42
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