Te Kura Te Reo

Activity 1 - Learning to ask and reply to questions about music preferences.

Watch Unit 10 Scene 1 where the boys talk about their favourite type of music.

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  Māori English
Haami Anei, whakarongo mai. Here, listen to this.
Sione Auē, e hoa! He aha tēnei? Yuck, mate! What's this?
Haami Reggae. He rawe, nē! Reggae. It's great, eh!
Sione Kāo! He pai ake ngā waiata Hip-hop ki ahau. No! I prefer Hip-hop.
Haami Dylan, he pai ki a koe ngā waiata Reggae? Dylan, do you like Reggae songs?
Dylan Kāo! No!
Haami He pai ki a koe ngā waiata Hip-hop, nē? You like Hip-hop songs, eh?
Dylan Kāo! No!
Sione He pai ki a ia ngā waiata Kaupoi Kaupoi! He likes Country and Western songs!
Dylan Kāore i te pai ngā waiata Reggae. Kāore i te pai ngā waiata Hip-hop. Kāore i te pai ngā waiata Kaupoi. Engari, he rawe ngā waiata Heavy Metal ki a au! Reggae's not good. Hip-hop's not good. Country and Western's not good. But, I really like Heavy Metal!

Watch Unit 10 Scene 1 where the boys talk about their favourite type of music.

Click here to listen

 

The transcript.

  Māori English
Haami Anei, whakarongo mai. Here, listen to this.
Sione Auē, e hoa! He aha tēnei? Yuck, mate! What's this?
Haami Reggae. He rawe, nē! Reggae. It's great, eh!
Sione Kāo! He pai ake ngā waiata Hip-hop ki ahau. No! I prefer Hip-hop.
Haami Dylan, he pai ki a koe ngā waiata Reggae? Dylan, do you like Reggae songs?
Dylan Kāo! No!
Haami He pai ki a koe ngā waiata Hip-hop, nē? You like Hip-hop songs, eh?
Dylan Kāo! No!
Sione He pai ki a ia ngā waiata Kaupoi Kaupoi! He likes Country and Western songs!
Dylan Kāore i te pai ngā waiata Reggae. Kāore i te pai ngā waiata Hip-hop. Kāore i te pai ngā waiata Kaupoi. Engari, he rawe ngā waiata Heavy Metal ki a au! Reggae's not good. Hip-hop's not good. Country and Western's not good. But, I really like Heavy Metal!

 

Complete the following sentences

Remember āe – yes and kāo – no when you reply to these questions.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Practise these questions by asking people you know.

Practise asking these questions and record your results on the following chart. Put in the names (ingoa) and yes/no the right box.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Tasks

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Complete the following sentences

Remember āe – yes and kāo – no when you reply to these questions.

Complete the following sentences

Remember āe – yes and kāo – no when you reply to these questions.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Practise these questions by asking people you know.


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Practise asking these questions

Practise asking these questions and record your results below. Put in the names (ingoa) and their favourite genre of music (pick from Reggae, Hip Hop, Country, Heavy Metal, Pop, and Rhythm and Blues).

Practise asking these questions and record your results on the following chart. Put in the names (ingoa) and yes/no the right box.