Te Kura Te Reo

Activity 3 - Learning to use the dual personal pronoun rāua (they = two people).

Watch Unit 8 Scene 3 where the girls and boys meet up at the shopping centre and use the transcript below if you need it. Copy the new words in your Wehi book.

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  Māori English
Dylan Kia ora, Jo. Hi Jo.
Dylan Haami, arā ngā kōtiro. Haami, the girls are over there.
Haami Kei whea? Where?
Dylan Kei muri i a koe. Titiro ki runga rā. Behind you. Look up there.
Haami Ki whea? Where?
Dylan Ki runga! Kei te heke mai rāua! Up there! (Now) they’re coming down!
Sione Titiro atu. Kei te haere mai a Jo. Look out. Here comes Jo.
Haami Kei te haere mai anö hoki a Hana? Is Hana coming too?
Dylan Āe. Kia ora kōrua. Kei te pēhea? Yes. Hi there you two. How’s it going?
Jo and Hana Kei te pai. Good.
Hana Kei te aha koutou? What are you three up to?
Sione Kei te kimi kākahu a Haami. Haami is looking for clothes.
Haami E hoa! Kei te tirotiro noa iho au. Friend! I’m just looking.
Dylan Pēhea kōrua? Kei te aha kōrua? What about you two girls? What are you two up to?
Jo Kei te tirotiro noa iho hoki! Just looking as well!

Watch Unit 8 Scene 3 where the girls and boys meet up at the shopping centre and use the transcript below if you need it. Copy the new words in your Wehi book.

Click here to listen

 

The transcript.

 

  Māori English
Dylan Kia ora, Jo. Hi Jo.
Dylan Haami, arā ngā kōtiro. Haami, the girls are over there.
Haami Kei whea? Where?
Dylan Kei muri i a koe. Titiro ki runga rā. Behind you. Look up there.
Haami Ki whea? Where?
Dylan Ki runga! Kei te heke mai rāua! Up there! (Now) they’re coming down!
Sione Titiro atu. Kei te haere mai a Jo. Look out. Here comes Jo.
Haami Kei te haere mai anö hoki a Hana? Is Hana coming too?
Dylan Āe. Kia ora kōrua. Kei te pēhea? Yes. Hi there you two. How’s it going?
Jo and Hana Kei te pai. Good.
Hana Kei te aha koutou? What are you three up to?
Sione Kei te kimi kākahu a Haami. Haami is looking for clothes.
Haami E hoa! Kei te tirotiro noa iho au. Friend! I’m just looking.
Dylan Pēhea kōrua? Kei te aha kōrua? What about you two girls? What are you two up to?
Jo Kei te tirotiro noa iho hoki! Just looking as well!

 

Cut out some pictures

From magazines cut out some pictures of two people or couples. Paste them in your Wehi and write a sentence to go with each couple beneath the picture. Use sentences from those below or the transcript.

 

Kei te kata rāua. They (two) are laughing.
Kei te kanikani rāua. They (two) are dancing.
He whero rāua kākahu. Their (two) clothes are red.
Kei te kāinga rāua. They (two) are at home.
Kei te kura rāua. They (two) are at school.

 

Practise using the new words and phrases by reading what you've written.

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Cut out some pictures

From magazines cut out some pictures of two people or couples. Paste them in your Wehi and write a sentence to go with each couple beneath the picture. Use sentences from those below or the transcript.

Kei te kata rāua. They (two) are laughing.
Kei te kanikani rāua. They (two) are dancing.
He whero rāua kākahu. Their (two) clothes are red.
Kei te kāinga rāua. They (two) are at home.
Kei te kura rāua. They (two) are at school.

Practise using the new words and phrases by reading what you've written.