This course requires 2 options.
Level 1 Te Reo Maori
The aim of this programme is that students can converse with understanding and confidence and use a range of strategies for learning te reo to communicate with others in situations where te reo and tikanga Maori are predominate. They can use basic language patterns spontaneously, show a willingness to experiment with new language and read independently; and can write short passages, personal letters and simple formal letters.
Study of Maori Language offers many areas for graduates to pursue careers in; teaching, research, archives, administration, policy advice, health work and social work. Knowledge of Maori is increasingly expected and required of those seeking to study in Postgraduate courses at University.
This course encourages effective communication in listening, speaking/presenting, reading/viewing and writing. Themes studied:
Food Gathering Preparing & Presenting Food Tikanga me kawa
Sport & cultural activities Maori Creative Arts Health & Well-Being
Famous Maori People Entertainment (tv,music etc) Tangihanga/Powhiri
During Year 11 students will cover levels 4 to 7 of Te Aho Arataki Marau Curriculum Guidelines for Teaching and Learning Te Reo Maori in English-medium Schools; the achievement objectives, language and cultural aspects which form the basis of the NCEA Level One achievement standards.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$20.00 registration for Internet website ‘Language Perfect’ for NCEA L1 vocabulary learning.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students need to have a Beginners understanding of Te Reo Māori.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.