Wanawana te Tu/ Maori Language 1B
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Area of Study
Indigenous Languages, Maori
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
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.
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
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
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
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.