Te Reo Māori Pathway
To continue to develop students’ communication competence in the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in order to reach the personal independence stage. Students can use Māori language variably and effectively to express and justify their own ideas and opinions, and support and challenge those of others. They are able to use and identify the linguistic and cultural forms of Te Reo Māori that guide interpretation and enable them to respond critically to texts.
Make use of context and familiar language to understand instructions and information in formal and informal contexts; Understand specific details in contexts that may contain some unfamiliar language; Distinguish between past and present actions and states; Initiate and sustain short conversations in both formal and informal contexts; Give short talks on familiar topics in familiar contexts, past and present; Use appropriate pronunciation, stress, rhythm and intonation; Use resources to experiment with some new language and review their writing for accuracy; Use appropriate writing conventions.