Enjoy a collection of stories in Māori as well as hundreds of essential phrases and vocab. Ideal for those who would like to learn Māori while jogging, exercising, commuting, cooking or sleeping. The MP3 files can be copied to your smartphone or your iPad (via iTunes).
Verbs are used to describe actions. Māori verbs in the present tense do not conjugate for each person. This means that the verb stays the same for 'I', 'you', 'he', 'they' etc. This is similar to the case in English.
Learn to get by in Māori with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Māori, introduce yourself in Māori and even hold a conversation in Māori after you have met someone.
You can go from beginner to fluent in Māori in a short time and our nine-step Māori learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Māori greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Māori.
In the previous steps, we taught you the words whare, pukapuka and nohoanga (house, book, chair). We also taught you how to use the indefinite article in Māori to form he whare, he pukapuka and he tūru (a house, a book, a chair). In this step, we concentrate on how to use the definite article in Māori to form te whare, te pukapuka and te tūru (the house, the book, the chair). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Māori and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 5, by clicking the Next Step button (The plural in Māori).
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