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Areare taringa mai! - Listen up!

Areare taringa mai! - Listen up!

Te reo Māori in English-medium schools

Achievement objective

6.3  Communicate about immediate plans, hopes, wishes, and intentions.

Learning intentions

Students can:

  • listen with purpose
  • recall information
  • rebuild a paragraph with correct grammatical sentence structures.


At the end of this lesson, students can:

Whakarongo - Listening: Make use of context and familiar language to understand instructions and information in formal and informal contexts.

Tuhituhi - Writing: Write information on familiar topics with past, present, and future time.

Kōrero Kōrero - Speaking: Give short talks in familiar contexts on familiar topics that relate to the past and present.


Resource sheet 6A - Areare taringa mai!

Te Reo Māori in English-medium schools

  • Resource-sheet-6A-Areare-taringa-mai-.doc
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Resource sheet 6B - Areare taringa mai!

Te Reo Māori in English-medium schools

  • Resource-sheet-6B-Areare-taringa-mai.doc
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Lesson sequence

Explain to the students that you will read a text three times (see Resource sheet 6A) while they listen. Read the text at a steady speed. 

Ask students to ‘rebuild’ the text in pairs. When the students have finished, ask each pair to read out their complete sentences.

Ask the other students to listen and, if anything is missing, ask them to make corrections.


If the students are having difficulty, write extra words as prompts on the board.


A close task could be made from the same text – see Resource sheet 6B.

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