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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


HANDY PHRASES 

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)


Wednesday's Lesson:

PART ONE:

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! 


PART TWO:

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!


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