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For a listen-and-draw task, describe a family tree in te reo Māori and get the students to depict it as a diagram. Then ask them questions about the relationships between the people in their diagram, for example:

Maori vocabulary

English translation

Tokohia ngā tamariki a ... rāua ko ...? How many children do ... and ... have?
Ko wai te tāne a ...? Who is the husband of ...?
Ko wai te wahine a ...? Who is the wife of ...?
Ko wai te pōtiki/mātāmua? Who is the last born/first-born?
Ko wai ngā mokopuna? Who are the grandchildren?

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