Author(s): John C Moorfield
The content of this second edition of Te Māhuri is relevant to learners of the Māori language throughout New Zealand.
This book further develops the language skills of students. Themes include whales, dolphins and whaling, food and cooking, traditional and modern games and sport, volcanic activity and earthquakes, farming and agriculture, health and fitness, problems, accidents and disasters, elections, traditional Māori musical instruments and the language itself.
The second edition includes new stories, explanations and illustrations. The dictionary/index at the end of the text has also been revised. It contains all new vocabulary introduced in the Te Māhuri textbook and audiotapes that is not included in the earlier books in the series. The Te Whanake series aims to provide the resources which will enable learners to develop their ability to speak Māori, as well as to develop the receptive skills of listening and reading.
The series has been carefully designed to help students progress by stages, beginning with the language required for common everyday situations and needs, and gradually extending the learners language skills through to a higher level in each book.
An upper-intermediate level textbook for adults and teenagers.