Te Reo Beginners Class - Takahē

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Homework Takahē

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Thurs 06 Dec 2018

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1 WEEK TO GO - Powhiri and Break Up 12 Dec 2018  6:00 pm start 

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We have our powhiri and breakup coming up at the end of term 4, 12 Dec 2018  at 6:00 pm.

Time: All classes to meet at venue 5:30 for a 6:00 pm sharp start.

Venue: Church

Bring: A plate (food) for our shared kai

Prepare: Pepeha

Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, e kore nga mahi kainga (no homework) for this week.

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1.In class lesson:
a) The class started off by marking last weeks homework ( translate the English ages into maori). Answer sheet below.

Answer Sheet 

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b) The class went onto page 33. Matua Tu asked the class a question about the whakapapa, students answered it, following that Matua asked the ages of the people who were in the question and students answered what the ages were.

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Example:
Question: ko wai te papa o Huria
Answer: ko Hohepa te papa o Huria
Question: E hia nga tau ki a Huria
Answer: E tekau ma iwa Nga tau ki a Huria
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Here are some exercises for students who weren’t in class to do:
(Use page 33 to help answer the below questions)
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Question: ko wai te potiki o te whanau o Eruera
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Question: E hia nga tau ki a Puti
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Question: Ko wai te hoa tane ki a Hine
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Question: E hia nga tau ki a Eruera
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Question: Ko wai te teina o Eruera
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Question: E hia nga tau ki a Huria
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c) The class went over ages some more by doing some exercises to help them get a grasp of the new sentence structure that they have just learnt.

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Formula: replace hia with the answer and everything else stays the same.
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Example:
Question: hia nga tau ki a maaka
Translation: How old is Mark
Answer: E rua tekau ma tahi nga tau ki a Maaka
Translation : Mark is twenty one

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Part 1a

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Part 1b

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d) The class revised over workbook 2. (Congratulations e hoa ma you's have completed workbook 2)
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e) The students went over their pepeha.

Part 2

 

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Thurs 29 Nov 2018

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2 WEEKS TO GO - Powhiri and Break Up 12 Dec 2018  6:00 pm start 

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We have our powhiri and breakup coming up at the end of term 4, 12 Dec 2018  at 6:00 pm.

Time: All classes to meet at venue 5:30 for a 6:00 pm sharp start.

Venue: Church

Bring: A plate (food) for our shared kai

Prepare: Pepeha

Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, this is your mahi kāinga (homework) for this week.

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1. listen to the korero and answer the question = Kei te pehea a Tiare

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Dialogue 1

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2. translate the english ages into te reo māori

Activity Sheet 4

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3. In class Lesson:

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Part 1a

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Part 1b

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Note: all answer sheets will be uploaded next week

a) The class started off by listening to a dialogue and answering questions on an activity sheet given out in class. Listen to the dialogue in order to answer the questions on the activity sheet.

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Dialogue 1

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Activity Sheet 1

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b) The class listenened to matua Tū give a korero and filled in the blanks on Activity sheet 2 no audio but watch the video Takahe part 1a and see if you can here the korero.

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Activity Sheet 2

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Part 2

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c) The class went on to learn numbers up to one hundred on page 31 100 = kotahi rau

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d) The class were given another activity sheet to translate numbers into english and māori.

Activity Sheet 3

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e) The class went over page 32 asking and saying how old someone is.

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f) The class were given another worksheet to do the first 2 examples, do the rest for homework and bring it back next week.

Activity Sheet 4

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Thurs 22 Nov 2018

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Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, this is your mahi kāinga (homework) for this week.

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1. Pick 2 words from the list of words handed out in class and make sentences of them, (something you know, don't get to technical).

Ngā Kupu

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2. In class Lesson:

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a) Last weeks homework was marked, (answers are below).

Homework sheet

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Part 1

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Part 1b

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b) The class then went over page 28 ( asking and saying where something or someone is), and did a speaking exercise

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Formula: How to answer where something or someone is

Kei + location word + I + location

Kei + roto I + te +whare = in the house

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Example:

Question: Kei hea a Pita = where is Peter

Answer: kei roto I te whare = in the house

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c)  some sentences given at break time to use:

He miraka me te huka mo to kapu ti = milk and sugar for your tea

He kawhe, he kapu ti ranei mau = a coffe or tea for you

Kei te pehea to ra = how is your day

I pehea to ra = how was your day

He kapu ti mau = you want a cup of tea

He keke mau =  you want a cake 

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Part 2

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d) The class was given a question and an answer.  Each student was asked the same question and all had a turn at answering the same question.

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Question: Kei hea nga ki = where are the keys

Answer: Kei roto I te pauaka nga ki = the keys are inside the box

Each student would have a turn at asking the question and also answering the question.

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The class then moved onto page 29 (saying where something or someone is, using runga and raro) and page 30 (saying where something or someone is, using mua and muri). Matua Tu asked where something was and the student’s job was to see and answer where the object was, either using runga, raro, mua, or muri.

Kupu hau: New words

Runga = on top

Raro = below

Mua = in front

Muri = behind

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Example:

Question: Kei hea tāku pene = where is my pen

Answer: Kei runga I te tepu to pene =your pen is on top of the table

Answer: Kei raro I te tepu to pene= your pen is below the table

Answer: Kei mua I te tepu to pene= your pen is in front of the table

Answer: Kei muri I te tepu to pene= your pen is behind the table

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e) A sheet was handed out of 50 words you should know, if not don’t learn them all at once, learn a few words every week.

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Ngā Kupu

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Thurs 15 Nov 2018

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Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, this is your mahi kāinga (homework) for this week.

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1. Go over page 27, 28 and 29  in workbook 2.

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2. A Homework sheet was handed out. Translate the English sentences on the left side into Maori.

Homework  Sheet

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3. In class Lesson:

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a) The class went over page 27 in workbook 2 (Saying one had better do something).

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Example:
Question: Me haere koutou = you’s should go
Saying yes: Ae, me haere matou
Translation: Yes we should go
Negation: Kahore matou, me haere
Translation: No we shouldn’t go
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Go to page 27 in workbook 2 and answer the questions (using yes) or negate them using the above examples.
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b) The class then did a translation exercise. Matua asked them some questions in Maori and then the students job was to translate it into English.
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c) The class briefly went over page 28 in workbook 2 (Asking and Saying where something or someone is).The students did a translation exercise. Examples on page 28 in book 2 and below also.

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Example:
Question: Kei hea tou hoa e Pita?
Answer: Kei roto I te whare, toku hoa
Translation: My friend is in the house = Kei roto I te whare, toku hoa
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Here is a exercises for the students that didn’t come to class:
Question: Kei Hea nga ki?
Answer: Kei roto I te waka nga Ki
Translation: Translate the above answer into English ( use the example given above)

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In class lesson


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Thurs 1 Nov 2018

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1. Up and coming Marae visit information

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Kaupapa: The Te Reo classes have been invited to an event (Pacific Pearls) at Raungaiti Marae at Waharoa 
Where: Raungaiti Marae at Waharoa
Date: Sat 10th Nov 2018
Time: Be there at 11:00 ready for the powhiri at 11:30, so the tangata whenua (Hosts) won’t be waiting for us.
Cost: Bring a koha (offering) as we will be putting it into an envelope to offer to the hosts, to help with the expenses for hosting us.

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Directions:

Marae visit

Get directions by clicking the link

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Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, this is your mahi kāinga (homework) for this week.

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2. practice your pepeha for this saturday.

Pepeha Sheet

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3. In class lesson:

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a) The class started off by doing an activity sheet, the student's job was to put macrons on the words that were missing them. following this the students translated the activity sheet.

Activity Worksheet

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b) The class then went over page 26 in workbook 2 (saying no in Maori). The class practiced negating sentences using no, example below and more examples in the book also.

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Example:
Question: Kei te haere koe ki te toa = Are you going to the shop
Negation: No I am not going to the shop
Answer: Kaore ahau ki te toa = No I am not going to the shop
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Here are 2 examples for students that were not in class to negate into maori:
Question: E haere ana raua ki te whare puka puka= They are going to the library
Negation: They are not going to the library
Answer: Negate the above sentence into maori
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Question: Kei te oma nga tamariki ki te awa= The boys are going to the river
Negation: The boys are not going to the river
Answer: Negate the above sentence into maori

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Thurs 1 Nov 2018

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1. Up and coming Marae visit information

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Kaupapa: The Te Reo classes have been invited to an event (Pacific Pearls) at Raungaiti Marae at Waharoa 
Where: Raungaiti Marae at Waharoa
Date: Sat 10th Nov 2018
Time: Be there at 11:00 ready for the powhiri at 11:30, so the tangata whenua (Hosts) won’t be waiting for us.
Cost: Bring a koha (offering) as we will be putting it into an envelope to offer to the hosts, to help with the expenses for hosting us.

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Directions:

Marae visit

Get directions by clicking the link

LINK

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2. In class lesson:

a) The class started off by marking last week’s homework.
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Homework Worksheet

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Answer Sheet

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b) The class was then given an instruction sheet. From that, matua said some questions and answers. The student's job was to join the answers together to make a statement, instruction sheet and example below.

Instruction Sheet

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Example:
Question: Kei te haere a Timoti raua ko Pare ki hea?
Answer: Kei te haere raua ki te whare wananga.
Question: ki te aha?
Answer: Ki te mahi
Statement: Kei te haere raua ki te whare wananga ki te mahi.
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Exercises below for students who weren’t here:

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Exercise 1:
Question: Kei te haere raua ki hea?
Answer: Kei te haere raua ki te awa
Question: ki te aha?
Answer: Ki te kau kau
Statement: Put the answers together from above to make a statement, use the first example to help.

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Exercise 2:
Question: Kei te haere korua, ko to hoa ki hea?
Answer: Kei te haere maua, ko taku hoa ki te whare wananga
Question: Ki te aha?
Answer: ki te purei tenehi
Statement: Put the answers together from above to make a statement, use the first example to help.
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c) The class was then given another activity sheet where they had to read the story and put macrons on the words missing them.
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Activity Sheet

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Thurs 25 Oct 2018

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Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, this is your mahi kāinga (homework) for next week.

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1. A homework sheet was handed out. Read the questions, understand it and then translate the answers into Maori.

Homework Worksheet

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2.In class lesson:

 

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Part 1: Personal Pronouns

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b) The class then translated some Maori sentences into English.
Example:

Quaetion:Kei te haere korua, ko Hemi ki hea ? = where are you (two people) going James?
Answer: Kei the haere maua, ko Hemi ki Whangarei = We (James and i) are going to Whangarei

Some of the lesson is below.

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Part 2: Translation Activity

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c) We ended the class with 2 minutes of speaking Te Reo Maori

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Thurs 18 Oct 2018

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Tēnā koutou e hoa mā, this is your mahi kāinga (homework) for next week.

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1. No homework.

2. In class Lesson:

a) A Worksheet was handed out in class for students to translate to English. see how much you can download if you missed class. Answer sheet will be uploaded next week.

Worksheet

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b) Students translated some sentences given by matua Tū part of that lesson is below.

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c) Matua Tū went through sentence structure on page 22 concerning ki te aha.

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d) Students translated some more sentences given by matua Tū part of that lesson is below.

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Audio for the New Waiata and Karakia.

Waiata Pg 7 Whakaria Mai

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Karakia Timatanga Pg 4 

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Karakia Mō te Kai Pg 10

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Karakia Whakamutunga Pg 7

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