100-level

TREO110
Te Ngao Tu: Conversational Maori for Absolute Beginners
Description
A beginner's course in Maori language for those with no previous background in Te Reo Maori. Students will learn basic informal and formal greetings, introductory songs, proverbs and idiom, how to introduce themselves, express family relationships. The course will enable students to hold a basic conversation. 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. Students who have been credited with higher level TREO language courses cannot credit TREO 110. Students with prior knowledge or who are literate and/or fluent speakers of Te Reo may not enrol in this course without the permission of the Programme Director.
Occurrences
Summer Nov 2023
Summer Nov 2023 (Distance)
Points
15 points
Restrictions
MAOR105, MAOR110, MAOR111, MAOR112, MAOR115, MAOR124, MAOR125

TREO110
Te Ngao Tu: Conversational Maori for Absolute Beginners
Description
A beginner's course in Maori language for those with no previous background in Te Reo Maori. Students will learn basic informal and formal greetings, introductory songs, proverbs and idiom, how to introduce themselves, express family relationships. The course will enable students to hold a basic conversation. 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. Students who have been credited with higher level TREO language courses cannot credit TREO 110. Students with prior knowledge or who are literate and/or fluent speakers of Te Reo may not enrol in this course without the permission of the Programme Director.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Semester Two 2024
Summer Nov 2024
Summer Nov 2024 (Distance)
Points
15 points
Restrictions
MAOR105, MAOR110, MAOR111, MAOR112, MAOR115, MAOR124, MAOR125

TREO111
Te Ngao Pae 1: Introductory Reo 1
Description
An entry level course for those who wish to develop writing and speaking skills in Maori. Students learn an array of sentence constructions and vocabulary that will enable them to talk and write in several contexts about a wide variety of relationships and events in the present and the past. Students are exposed to cultural elements such as mihi, whakatauki and kiwaha, including a variety specific to Ngai Tahu. The course blends academic study of the language with a range of teaching techniques including language games, waiata and group activities.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Restrictions
MAOR105, MAOR110, MAOR111, MAOR115, MAOR124, MAOR125

TREO112
Te Ngao Pae 2: Introductory Reo 2
Description
A second level beginners’ course in Te Reo Maori for those who have completed TREO111 or who have the equivalent level of proficiency. This course focusses on acquisition of more complex sentence constructions and extends knowledge of Maori vocabulary. In particular, knowledge of verbal sentences is enhanced by a study of commands, passive sentences, negatives and future constructions. Possessive phrases and sentence structures are also studied. The course blends academic study of the language with a range of teaching techniques including language games, waiata, group activities and the introduction of an immersion learning environment. Students are also exposed to whakatauki and kiwaha including some of those from Ngai Tahu.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
TREO111, or 18 credits in NCEA Te Reo Maori level 1, mostly excellence, or by placement test.
Restrictions
MAOR106, MAOR110, MAOR112, MAOR115, MAOR125, MAOR126

Not Offered Courses in 2024

100-level

TREO180
He Reo Rumaki - 1
Description
A course intended for students who have a beginner's knowledge of te reo Maori. Set in a total immersion situation, students actively engage with level 2 students in a tuakana/teina based environment to actively promote the conversational use of language skills that have been learnt in previous language courses. Students will extend their abilities in a range of basic conversational situations, and in listening to a range of speakers. Appropriate waiata, karakia, whakatauki and kiwaha will form the basis of the course while language games and interactive activities will accentuate the student’s language knowledge. Students must have already attained a beginner’s level of te reo Maori at a tertiary level to enrol in this course.
Occurrences
Not offered 2024
For further information see TREO180 course details
Points
15 points