An introduction to the Māori world, including cultural concepts and practices, Treaty of Waitangi, pronunciation, greetings, songs, and forms of language appropriate to work contexts. Includes cultural experience practicum.
Suitable for students and all professionals working in the University environment who wish to:
- Develop a basic conversational fluency and proficiency in the pronunciation of Māori language used within the University of Otago
- Develop aural confidence in listening to basic Māori language
- Learn two Māori waiata that can be used within University forums
- Develop a basic knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications on the University of Otago
About this paper
|Introducing the Māori World
|1st Non standard period (11 November 2024 - 14 December 2024) (On campus)
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- (MAOR 102 and MAOR 110) or any other more advanced Māori language paper
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have completed both MAOR102 and MAOR110, or any more advanced Māori language paper, are not eligible to enrol in this paper.
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- Teaching staff
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- Paper Structure
- This paper introduces the Māori world, including cultural concepts and practices, Treaty of Waitangi, pronunciation, greetings, songs and forms of language appropriate to work contexts.
Internal assessment 100%
- Teaching Arrangements
- Includes a Practicum.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Cultural understanding.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be expected to gain the following:
- Introductory competency in aspects of the Māori language: pronunciation, greetings and other appropriate forms of language
- Introductory competency in the performance of select Māori composition
- An understanding of University treaty-related documents
- An understanding of appropriate key Māori concepts
- Demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of Te Ao Māori in the context of a Māori cultural experience