Level 2 Te Reo Maaori

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Tangitu

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry.  Achieved all Internal Standards in 01MAO beneficial but not esssential.

This course allows students to further develop towards tertiary study in te Reo Maaori.  This course requires the aakonga to complete 3 Internal Achievement Standards and at least 1 External Achievement Standard.  Two of the Internal Standards are worth 6 credits each, with the other worth 4 credits and the two External Standards 6 worth credits each.  All are Literacy credits, with both Writing and Reading Standards also classed as University Entrance Literacy credits.  Therefore the aakonga can gain Level 2 Literacy and UE Literacy by undertaking this course.  The Curriculum level taught covers all the skills required to think, work independently and increase spoken language in less familiar settings using all the language modes - listening; speaking; reading and comprehension; and writing.  The standards include:

2.1 Whakarongo kia moohio ki te reo o te ao torotoro - Internal Listening Standard

2.2 Koorero kia whakamahi ki te reo o te ao torotoro - Internal Speaking Standard

2.3 Paanui kia moohio ki te reo o te ao torotoro - External Reading Comprehension Standard

2.4 Tuhi i te reo o te ao torotoro - External Writing Standard

2.5 Waihanga tuhinga auaha i te reo o te ao torotoro - Internal Writing Standard

Course Overview

Term 1
Kaupapa/Topic - Assessment Task Type
Te Kawa o te Marae/Marae Protocol:
- Mahi Koorero/Speaking Task about the Poowhiri Process
- Mahi Tuhi/Writing Task about the events of the Poowhiri

Term 2
Kaupapa/Topic - Assessment Task Type
Ooku Wawata/Moemoea - My Hopes and Aspirations:
- Mahi Koorero/Speaking Task discussing your aspirations for the future
- Mahi Tuhi/Writing Task applying for a Scholarship
- Mahi Whakarongo/Listening Task regarding the aspirations of others

Term 3
Kaupapa/Topic - Assessment Task Type
Ngaa Mahi aa-Tiipuna/Deeds of our Ancestors:
- Mahi Tuhi/Writing Task retell a puuraakau from your Iwi/Hapuu
- Mahi Whakarongo/Listening Task identifying aspects of a puuraakau

Term 4
External Exam Preparation - Paanui/Reading and Comprehension; Tuhituhi/External Writing

Learning Areas:

Te Ao Māori


Level 3 Te Reo Maaori

Knowledge of te Reo Maaori and the tikanga pertaining to the Maaori culture is highly regarded in all career pathways in Aotearoa. This knowledge is particularly sort after in the areas of Education, Tourism, Civil Service and Local Governance.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x 60 page Clear File
1GB USB Drive