There are two classes offered at different levels of learning, the third (advanced) class is closed to former Tūī students.
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.
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:
koe, kōroa, koutou, āhau, māua, mātou, ia, rāua, ratou
tōku, tōu, tāku, taku, tāu, ōu āu, āku, ōku, tōna, tāna, ōna,āna
using terms of address
e hoa, whaea, e kare, e tama matua etc...
As well as,
A good knowledge of the A and O catagories
asking and saying how you/someone is
where you/someone is from
where you/someone living now
saying your pepeha
numbers up to 20
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
Our Advanced Class (Tūī) Working in Workbook 9
Are mainly made up of past students from the last 5 years, who have worked through Workbook 1 to Workbook 9 (currently on workbook 9), learning more sentece structures and combining them with others, to make longer sentences, the classes begin and end with himene/waiata and karakia and terms 2 and 4 usually conclude with a hakari (feast). This Class is closed to former Tūī students only, unless special consideration has been given by the kaiako matua Tū.
CLASSES ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2019
1. Fill in the Online Form(easiest way) click link below:
2. Contact Class Organisor, Starr Reti by:
3. Visit the Morrinsville Baptist Church: Leave your details with the receptionist.
Address: 56 Moorhouse Street
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