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Thursday, 24 October 2013

He/she likes...

He ...... tino pai.... ki a ia te .... mea....
Very good to him/her the thing.

He toa ki a ia te korero.  (Champion to him/her the speaking.)
He tino pai ki a ia te pai pera tapu.  (Very good to him/her the holy bible.)
He tino pai ki a ia ki ahau.  (Very good to him/her me.)
He tino pai ki a ia a Anaru.  (Very good to him/her Anaru.)

Good at.....

He  ..... (adjective)........  ki te ..... (kupu mahi)...
Adjective....
tino pai (very good)
pai (good)
āhua pai (OK good)
koretake (no issue - useless)
kaha (strong)
toa (champion)

Kupu Mahi:
waiata (singing)
korero (speaking)
mahi mara (gardening)
panui pukapuka (reading books)

He pai ia ki te waiata.
He pai ia ki te panui pukapuka.
He tino pai ia ki te korero.

Sunday, 20 October 2013

For the purpose of...



He ñga ringaringa enei, he pakipaki.   (These hands here are for clapping)
He puku tenei, hei whaka ki.  (This puku here is for filling)
He nono tenei, hei anoho.  (This bottom here is for sitting)
He ñga matiwae enei, he hikoi. (These feet here are for walking)
He ñga hope enei, he kanikani... he kanaikani. (These hips here for dancing)

He whare kai tenei, hei tunu.  (The kitchen here for cooking)
He whare moe tera, he moe... he moe.  (The bedroom over there for sleeping)
He whare kariaka tera, he waiata.  (The house of prayer over there for singing)
He whare pukapuka tera, he panui.  (The library over there for reading)

He ñga ringaringa enei, he pakipaki.   (These hands here are for clapping)
He puku tenei, hei whaka ki.  (This puku here is for filling)
He nono tenei, hei anoho.  (This bottom here is for sitting)
He ñga matiwae enei, he hikoi. (These feet here are for walking)
He ñga hope enei, he kanikani... he kanaikani. (These hips here for dancing)

To the tune of Hey Ho by the Lumineers.
Guitar by the amazing Simon.

Friday, 18 October 2013

Describing personal attributes

He tangata + pūmanawa + ia or + tōku tangata rongonui
He tangata marae ia.  Welcoming is he/she.
He tangara oukumahi tōku tongata rongonui.  A hard worker is my famous person.
He tangata tino rawe is.  Very awesome is he/she.
He tangata nohopuku tāku tane.  A couch potato is my husband!




Order the sentence - focus on the doer of action...

I hanga a Anaru i te whare.  Built Anaru the house.
becomes...
Nā Anaru te whare i hanga.  Anaru the house built.

I kihi a Jack i te wahine.  Kissed Jack the girl.
becomes...
Nā Jack te kihi te wahine.  Jack kissed the girl.

I whai te ngeru i te kiore.  Chased cat the mouse.
becomes...
Nā te ngeru te kiore i whai.  The cat the mouse chased.

You SHOULD / NOT do this!

Me + Kupu mahi + koe  You should do this!
Me kanikani koe.  You should dance.
Me waiata a Lucy.  Lucy should sing.
Me whakarongo a tatou.  Let's all listen.

Kaua + koe + e + kupu mahi  You should not do this!
Kaua koe e waiata.  You should not sing.
Kaua korua e pakipaki.  You two should not clap.
Kaua koe anoho a Mary.  Don't sit down Mary.
Kaua a korero.  Don't speak!
Tamariki ma, kaua koutou a oma.  Children and others, don't run.

For the purpose of....

He _________ tēnei, hei kupu mahi.   This is the ______ for the purpose of _______.

He kapu tēnei, he inu.  This is the cup for drinking.

He turu tēnei, he noho.  This is the chair, for sitting.

He wharapaku tēra, he mimi.  That is the toilet, for peeing!

He wharemoe tēnei, he moe.  This bedroom is for sleeping.

Mā wai - Future Tense: Who did it?


Future tense:  he/she did it               māku   māu     māna

Mā wai ngā tamariki e ako?  Who will teach the children?
Mā Carolyn ngā tmariki e ako.  Carolyn will teach the children.

Mā wai ngā kuri i tuku?  Who will the dogs send?
Mā Liz ngā kuri i tuku.  Liz will send the dogs.

Nā Wai - Who did it?


Ñga mea:
Nāku te motokā i horoi.  I car washed.
Nāu te pukapuka i tuhi.  You book wrote.
Nāna te whare karakia i hanga.  He/she church built.
Nā Anaru te hāngi i tunu.  Anaru hāngi cooked.

Nā wai te hāngi i tunu? Nā Anaru te hāngi i tunu.  
Who the hāngi cooked?  Anaru hāngi cooked.

Nā wai te kuri i hikoi?  Nāna te kuir i hikoi.
Who walked the dog?  He/she walked the dog.

Nā wai ñga ringaringa i horoi? Who washed the hands?
Nā wai i mahi? Who did the work?
Nā wai ñga kākahu i horoi?  Who the clothes washed?
Nā wai i karanga? Who did the karanga - call?

Tangata Rongonui ideas...

Tena koutou
Nga mihi nui ki a koutou katoa


Ko …. tōna maunga
Ko … tōna awa


No    ia
Engari, ināianei e noho ana ia kei ….
(He lived at … but now he lives at …)


Ko …  iwi
Ko … te waka
Ko … te hapu


or


He Pakeha ia
(He/She is pakeha)


Ko … tōna matua
Ko … tōna whaea


Tokotoru ōku teina.  Ko … rātou, ko ... , ko …
Tokorua ōku tungāne
Ka haere ia kit e kura o Kurow, katahi ka haere te kura a waitaki, a muri i tenei te wānanga o Lincoln.
(He/she went to school at Kurow, and then he/she went to waitaki, after that he/she went to the University of Lincoln)
Ke te Rātū te toru takau mā tahi ongā rā o Hakihea toku ra whānau
(Birthday)
Toru tekau mā rua oku tou
(How old they are now?)


Kei …. tōna kianga e taku tau ana
(Their resting place.)


Ke te ia
(How are they feeling?)
He … tāna mahi
(Their work)

Review each of the units

What can you recall from each of the different units?  Take a look at these to get you started.



Tangata Rongonui

Do you have all these included in your tangata rongonui?



Saturday, 21 September 2013

Going to ______ then ______

Ka haere au ki _________ kātahi ka (then) haere au ki _______, ā muri i tēnā ka _______.

You could add the mahi at the end.
Ka haere au ki ngā toa kātahi ka haere au ki tatahi ki te moe.
I will go to the shops then I will go to the beach to sleep.

Sentences: Kupu wāhi, kupu mahi


I haere koe ki hea, ki te aha?
I haere au ki _____, ki te _____.

Try using these kupu wāhi and kupu mahi to create your own sentences...
I haere ahau ki Kaikoura ki te kanikani.
I te haere a Hone ki hea Rotorua ki te moe.


Revision - can you use all of these question starters?


Who did it?


Thanks Robyn for your notes.  :)

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Revision Script



E aha ana rātou?  (What are they doing?)

E pūrei whutupåoro ana rātou.  (Those people are playing rugby.)

E oma rātou.  (They are running.)

E peke ana rātou. (They are jumping.

I te karari rātou pea. (They will fight maybe.)

Whanaia! Whanaia!  Whiua te paoro! (Kick! Kick! Pass the ball!)

Whawhai!  Whawhai!  Whawhai!  (Fight!  Fight!  Fight!)

Kei te tūa moe ia. (He is unconscious.)

Kei te haere mai te waka tūroro.  (The ambulance is coming.)

Carter - haere atu kei te nohonga whitū!  (Carter - to the sin bin!)

Ko wai tōna whaea? (Who is his mother?)

Ko Bev tōna whaea!  (Bev is his mother.)

E hia te piro?  (What is the score?)

Kotahi rau, e rima tekau mā rima ñga piro ki a Springston.   (One hundred and fifty five points to Springston.)

Ko te kore piro ki a Lincoln! (No points for Lincoln.)

Ko te rōpu Springston I toa.  (Springston Team are the winners.)

Me haere tātou, ā, Ka pāti tātou!  (Will go us and party us.)








New vocab








Sentence structure











Vowel Blends Game

Name each finger a vowel - a e I o u or write them on your knuckles if you are a slow learner like me!
With a buddy, hide your hand behind your back, then pull out a finger (doesn't sound so good!)
Say the vowel blend while the say the blend they see.



Thursday, 1 August 2013

Possession


Resources from Robin - thanks.

Tenses - Feelings

* Note:  Question 1.  I pēhea te tangi?  How was your crying? (Funeral)

Study resources from Robin - thanks.

Money

Study resources from Robin - thanks.

Saturday, 29 June 2013

Build Statement Sentences

Additional examples:
I hikoi a Anaru.  (Anaru walked)
I te moe nga tamariki.  (The children were sleeping.)
Kua hikoi ia.  (He/she has walked.)
Kei te kōrero a Bev.  (Bev is talking.)
E oma ana te kuri.  (The dog is and constantly runs.)
Ka mahi ahau.  ( I will work.)

You can practice by adding your own silly sentences below! Ka titiro mātou.

Friday, 7 June 2013

Māori Alphabet

This is the video from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa - as seen on our course DVD.    


Months of the Year

For those visual learners out there like me, here is the YouTube version of the Months of the Year Song.  Sorry, it can't be embedded but click on the image for the direct link.