Wanawana te Tu/ Maori Language 1B

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Wanawana te Tu/ Maori Language 1B

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Indigenous Languages, Maori

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MAOR 111

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course focuses upon further developing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in te reo Maori. There is a focus upon oral performance. Students will further develop their language proficiency by beginning to evaluate, edit, and critically analyse their use of te reo Maori. They will begin to develop awareness of register and formality in te reo Maori. This course includes a noho marae component.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course will be able to:
    1 recognise and accurately use the 150 words and 20 idiomatic
    expressions explicitly taught in the course
    2 use their knowledge of the key sentence constructions taught in the
    course to accurately translate and create their own sentences in M?ori
    3 deliver oral presentations in M?ori, with correct basic pronunciation and
    natural intonation
    4 engage in a range of everyday conversations in M?ori, and use M?ori as
    the medium for classroom interaction
    5 identify, explain and correct the common language errors explicitly taught
    in the course
    6 begin to evaluate and critically analyse their own language use, with
    sensitivity to accuracy and emphasis, and
    7 construct, format and present written submissions appropriately,
    according to Te Kawa a M?ui?s academic writing guidelines.

    100% internal assessment

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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