Tu Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 2A

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Tu Te Wana Wana/Maori Language 2A

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Indigenous Languages, Maori, Pacific Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MAOR 112 or 121

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This Maori language course extends oral, aural, reading and writing skills, with a particular focus on biography. It develops these language skills by drawing on historiographies, literature from a range of time periods and genres, including narratives contained within Te Tumu Herenga Waka. Kiwaha (colloquialisms), whakatauki/whakatauaki (aphorisms) and mita (dialect) are examined in understanding and creating biographies. This course includes a noho marae component. 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.

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.