Te Reo Class Information

Ruru class

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

There are two classes offered at different levels of learning, the third (advanced) class is closed to former Tūī students.

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Our Beginners Class (Takahē), Working in WorkBook 1

Suits those with little or no knowledge of the language and concentrates on pronunciation, direction of speech, basic sentence structures, and some whakapapa.

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Our Intermediate Class (Ruru), Working in Workbook 3

Suits those with a good knowledge of Te Reo Māori, it will be made up of past students from Ruru and Takahē,  to join this class you will need to have a good knowledge of:

personal pronouns

koe, kōroa, koutou, āhau, māua, mātou, ia, rāua, ratou

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possesive pronouns,

tōku, tōu, tāku, taku, tāu, ōu āu, āku, ōku, tōna, tāna, ōna,āna

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using terms of address

e hoa, whaea, e kare, e tama matua etc...

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As well as,

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A good knowledge of the A and O catagories

greeting people

asking and saying how you/someone is

where you/someone is from

where you/someone living now

saying your pepeha

numbers up to 20

saying goodbye

what you/someone is doing

where you/someone is going

what you/someone is going there to do

saying Yes and No

saying where someone or something is

asking and saying how old you/someone is

gathering information about whakapapa

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Our Advanced Class (Tūī) Working on Self Directed Learning

Are mainly made up of past students from the last 5 years, who have worked through Workbook 1 to Workbook 9, as mentioned this class is doing self directed learning now. This Class is closed to former Tūī students only.

All classes begin and end with himene/waiata and karakia and terms 2 and 4 usually conclude with a hakari (feast).

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CLASSES ENROLMENTS FOR 2020 ARE NOW OPEN

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1. Fill in the Online Form to Register click link below:

                       Form: Link

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