Nga Kai Assessment
Be prepared to justify your choice.
Understand and use some familiar food vocabulary
rīwai (potato), kūmara (sweet potato), tote (salt), mahi kai (to make/prepare food), inu (to drink), parai (to fry), pai (good), reka (delicious), maoa (cooked)
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Panana aporo putter
Use the correct form when giving or receiving food
Homai te pata. (Pass the butter.) Homai koa te pata. (Please pass the butter.) Hoatu te parāoa ki a Mere. (Give the bread to Mary.) Hoatu te keke ki a Wīremu. (Give the cake to William.) Whakahokia te pata ki te pouaka mātao. (Return the butter to the fridge.) Anei te parāoa. (Here’s the bread.)
I can ask for something to be passed using “homai”.
I can use the word “anei” when I pass something.
I can tell someone to put something back.
Understand and use some simple phrases to offer food
He tōhi? (Some toast?) He tōhi māhau/māu? (Some toast for you?) He inu tiakarete, he miraka rānei? (Some drinking chocolate or some milk?)
I can offer food to someone.
Ask a question about where an item of food is
Kei hea te miraka? Where is the milk?
I can understand the question starter “kei hea”/ ‘Kei whea” meaning “where”.
Ask and answer questions about food and drink choices
He aha tō pīrangi/hiahia? (What would you like?) He miraka. (Some milk.) He miraka māku. (Some milk for me)
I can ask what food/drink someone would like.
Ask and answer questions about food likes and dislikes, giving reasons why
He pai ki a koe ngā āporo? (Do you like apples?) Āe, he pai ki ahau ngā āporo. (Yes, I like apples.) Kāo, kāore i te pai ki ahau ngā āporo. (No, I don’t like apples.) He pai ki ahau ngā āporo, nō te mea he reka. (I like apples because they are sweet.) Kāore i te pai ki ahau ngā remana, nō te mea he kawa. (I don’t like lemons because they are sour). He aha tō tino kai? (What’s your favourite food?) He mīti taku tino kai. (Meat is my favourite food.)
I can ask a simple question about what someone likes.
I can answer a simple question about what I like.
Describe the location of food
kei runga i te tēpu (on the table), kei roto i te kāpata (in the cupboard ), kei raro i te pereti (under the plate)
I can use the right words to describe the location of food.