Enjoy a collection of stories in Maori as well as hundreds of essential phrases and vocab. Ideal for those who would like to learn Maori while jogging, exercising, commuting, cooking or sleeping. The MP3 files can be copied to your smartphone or your iPad (via iTunes).
Unlike English, adjectives in Maori are placed after the noun.
Learn to get by in Maori with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Maori phrases which you can use for everyday communication.
You can go from beginner to fluent in Maori in a short time and our nine-step Maori learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Maori 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 Maori.
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 Maori 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 Maori 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 Maori 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 Maori).
Next Step:The plural in Maori