Tiri Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 3

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Tiri Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 3

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Indigenous Languages, Indigenous Studies, Maori, Pacific Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MAOR 211

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    In this course students test their advanced Maori language oral, aural, reading and writing skills, through engaging in a variety of advanced level Maori language tasks. This includes delving into the use of figurative language (korero whakaniko) and colloquialisms (kiwaha) and discussing and analysing examples of literature rich in these language features. Students are also challenged to demonstrate their competence in te reo Maori through debating current issues related to te reo and te ao Maori, and crafting quality translations with sensitivity to key translation principles and langugae features such as subtlety, formality, and grammatical accuracy. 100% internal assessment.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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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.

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