Te Reo Māori in English-medium schools
7.1 Communicate about future plans.
At the end of this lesson, students can:
Pānui – Reading: Understand much of what is written about a range of topics across a range of text types.
Tuhituhi – Writing: Begin to use language to entertain and persuade as well as inform.
Copy this scenario to OHT or write up on the board.
You work for a travel agency that organises group tours. You have received a letter from your grandparents who live in Australia. They wish to tour Aotearoa and want to visit mainly Māori tourist attractions. They have asked you to arrange a two week itinerary for them.
Hand out Resource sheet 7D: Tirotiro whenua to the students.
Ask the students to organise a tour itinerary for their grandparents that meets these criteria:
When they have finished, ask the students to write a letter to their grandparents, attaching the itinerary.
|Suggested language focus||Suggested vocabulary||Notes|
|kei te …||kei te haere kōrua?|
|ka …||ka mutu te mahi, ka …|
|ki||ki ahau nei|
|mōku||mōku tonu nei|
|hei||hei tā ētahi|
|e ai ki||e ai ki te kōrero|
|he pai||he pai atu pea kia haere ki Ngāmotu|
|kāre pea e pai kia… he ____ nō ____||kāre pea e pai kia roa tō kōrua noho ki reira,|
|he nui nō te utu|
|i te mea|
|nō te mea|
|tā te mea||tā te mea he uaua mōku te piki maunga|
|otirā||otirā he pai tonu ina tokoiti ngā tāngata|
|tēnā pea||tēnā pea ka noho kē ahau ki Rotorua|
|ā te …||ā te ahiahi pō|
|hei te …||hei te ata o te 16|
|pō rua atu||pō rua atu ka noho kōrua ki|
|Nominalisation||ā te taenga atu …|
|When||tae atu ana …|
|mā||ka haere mā Taupō|
|haere mā runga waka|
Use the Internet to research tourism sites; access pamphlets and other information from travel agencies. Discuss local Māori tourist ventures.
The itinerary can be explained orally.