Te Kura Te Reo

Activity 2 - Learning the numbers beyond ten.

Numbers in Māori beyond 10 are based on tens and ones (then hundreds tens and ones etc):

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Read the numbers through.

11 = 10 + 1 tekau mā tahi ten plus one
12 = 10 + 2 tekau mā rua ten plus two
20 = 2 tens rua tekau two tens
30 = 3 tens toru tekau  
50 = 5 tens rima tekau  
67 = 6 tens plus 7 ono tekau mā whitu  
81 = 80 plus one waru tekau mā tahi  
100 = kotahi rau one hundred  
121 = 100+20+1 kotahi rau rua tekau mā tahi  

Practise saying the numbers by playing Wharewhare (Bingo).

This sheet can be divided into five cards. Make a copy of the original for the caller. Cross out the numbers as you hear them. the winner calls out wharewhare when a card is full.