Te Kura Te Reo

Activity 4 - Learning to ask who someone is and where someone is.

Watch Unit 4 Scene 3 where Haami rings Hana.

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Before you watch the clip read through the questions and answers below to help you understand.

Ko Hana tēnā? Is that Hana?
Ko Hana tēnei. This is Hana.
Ko wai tēnā? Who's that?
Kei whea/hea koe?  Where are you?

 

Whether the speaker uses whea or hea depends on their tribal dialect.

 

Watch  Unit 4 Scene 3 where Haami rings Hana.

Click here to listen

Have a conversation

Make up a telephone conversation with a partner. Start with a greeting and perhaps your telephone number and ask ko wai tēnā? (who is that?) and kei whea/hea koe? (where are you?). Take turns at asking and answering the questions.

 

Finish each sentence by writing the answer in Māori.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tasks

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Have a conversation

Make up a telephone conversation with a partner. Start with a greeting and perhaps your telephone number and ask ko wai tēnā? (who is that?) and kei whea/hea koe? (where are you?). Take turns at asking and answering the questions.


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Finish each sentence

Finish each sentence by writing the answer in Māori.

Finish each sentence by writing the answer in Māori.