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.
|Paper title||Introduction to Conversational Māori|
|Teaching period(s)||Summer School
Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Semester 2 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- MAOR 111 or MAOR 112 or any other more advanced Māori language paper
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 03 479 8674
- More information link
- View more information on Te Tumu's website
- Teaching staff
Lecturer: Craig Hall (Semester 1); Craig Hall (Semester 2); Leighton Williams (Summer School)
- Paper Structure
- Internal Assessment 100%
Moorfield, J. C. 2001. Te Kākano (Te Whanake 1) 2nd ed. Auckland: Pearson Education.
- 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:
- Show proficiency in pronunciation
- Exchange personal information about themselves and their families
- 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
- 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