Matai's Te Reo lessons
Tuesday's Lesson: Manaaki Tamariki (Caring for children)
KUPU HOU (New Words)
tamaiti - child
tamariki - children
pepi - baby
Tama - boy
Kotiro - girl
Kia tupato! - Be careful
Kia kaha koe - You can do it!
Maku koe e awhina! - I will help you
Whakarongo mai - Listen
Titiro mai - Look this way
Kaua e pena - Don't do that!
Ka rawe to mahi! - Well done
He rawe to awhina mai - You're a great helper
Tau ke tena whakaaro - That's a great idea!
Koia kei a koe mo te (You're great at...)
Tuari kai (sharing food)
Panui pukapuka (reading books)
Horoi maitai (washing dishes)
Kei te pai koe? - Are you okay?
Kei te pai korua? - Are you two okay?
Kei te pai koutou? - Are you all okay?
Kei te haere koe ki hea? - Where are you going?
Kei te haere korua ki hea? - Where are you two going?
Kei te haere koutou ki hea? - Where are you all going?
Te ahua nei, kei te raru koe - Looks like you're in a spot of bother
Te ahua nei, kei te raru korua - Looks like you two are in a spot of bother
Te ahua nei, kei te raru koutou - Looks like you are all in a spot of bother
Te ahua nei, kei te ngaro koe - Looks like you're lost?
Te ahua nei, kei te ngaro korua - Looks like you two are lost?
Te ahua nei, kei te ngaro koutou? - Looks like you are all lost?
He mahere tau? - Do you have a map?
Aue, kei tua atu o Tawauwau koe! - You're way off track!
Anei taku mahere hei awhina i a koe! - Here's my map to assist you
Kaua e maharahara, maku koe e awhina! - Don't you worry, I can help you.
Ki te raru koe, anei te nama waea mo nga Pirihimana - If you get into trouble, here is the number for the Police
Ki te mauiui koe, anei te nama waea mo te takuta - If you get ill, here is the number for the doctor
Ki te whara kino koe, anei te nama waea mo te hohipera - If you get seriously injured, here is the number for the hospital
Ki te tino raru ano koe, anei taku nama waea- If you do get into any trouble again, here's my number!
Thursday's Lesson: Kiwi Hospitality
KUPU HOU / NEW WORDS
PART ONE: HOST PHRASES
Haere mai ki roto - Come on in
E noho e hoa- Be seated my friend
He aha hei inu m ahau? - What would you like to drink?
He kawhe mau? - Would you like a coffee?
He kapu tii mau? - Would you like a cuppa tea?
He mairo mau? - Would you like a milo?
He wai arani mau? - Would you like an orange juice?
He wai mau? - Would you like a water?
He keke mau? - Would you like a cake?
Kua kai ano koe? - Have you eaten?
PART TWO: GUEST PHRASES
Kia ora mo te tono - Thanks for the invite
Kia ora mo te kai - Thanks for the food
Kia ora mo te inu - Thanks for the drink
Aroha mai ki a Ngati Tureiti - Sorry for being late
Te atahua hoki o te whare nei - What a beautiful house you have!
He koha taku mahau - I have a gift for you
He koha taku ma koorua - I have a gift for both of you
He koha taku ma koutou - I have a gift for all of you
He aha nga ture o te whare? - What are the house rules here?
Aku mihi nui mo nga manaakitanga - Thanks heaps for the great hospitality!