By Morrison, Scotty
The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date, versatile and relevant resource for using Maori language in everyday life. Whether you're a novice or emergent speaker of te reo Maori, or a complete beginner, you'll learn useful phrases for- The home The marae The wor...kplace Meeting and greeting Eating and drinking Days, months, seasons and weather Counting and learning Travel and directions Playing sports Having fun and socialising And so much more! The phrasebook also covers dialects, grammar and pronunciation; answers to key questions; idioms and slang; proverbs and speeches; and provides information on the ever-changing history of te reo Maori. Useful vocabulary lists are also given for each section. Written in a user-friendly manner, with everyday New Zealanders in mind, and with a focus on modern-day language, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the guide that no home should be without. 'Clever but written in a user-friendly style . . . an important little book for all New Zealanders interested in te reo.' --Katherine Findlay, ManaRead more
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Professor Scotty Morrison (Ngati Whakaue) is the well-known presenter of current affairs programmes Te Karere and Marae. He holds a Master's degree (Education), is working towards his PhD, and has been an Adjunct Professor and the Director of Maori Student and Community Engagement at Auckland's Unitec Institute of Technology. In 2017, he was appointed to a new role at Massey University's Te Putahi-a-Toi (School of Maori Art, Knowledge and Education), working alongside his wife Stacey in a strategic, advocacy and lecturing capacity. Scotty is the author of the bestselling language guides Maori Made Easy (winner of the 2016 Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Award - Te Reo Maori), Maori Made Easy 2, The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori, Maori at Work and Maori at Home, which was co-authored with Stacey. In 2019, Scotty was awarded the inaugural Te Tohu Korurenga Hau Culture Change award by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori, The Maori Language Commission, for his leadership and innovation as a teacher of te reo Maori. Scotty lives in Auckland with Stacey and their three children, Hawaiki, Kurawaka and Maiana.
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