A beginner's paper in Maori language for those with no previous background in Te Reo Maori. Students will learn basic informal and formal greetings, marae protocols, introductory songs and vocabulary, how to introduce themselves, express family relationships and converse about basic day-to-day events. This is a highly recommended language option for those who might work with Maori people or who just wish to familiarise themselves with the language in a relaxed, mutually respectful and entertaining manner.
By the end of this course students will be:
familiar with basic conversational sentences
confident in using Māori words and phrases
able to deliver a simple mihi.
aware of and understand some Māori cultural practices