Have you always wanted to learn New Zealand's other official language? Do you have family members that you would like to communicate with, using NZ Sign Language?
"New Zealand's Sign Language (NZSL) is the natural language of the Deaf community in New Zealand - it reflects the country's culture and includes signs for Maori terminology and concepts unique to New Zealand. As an official New Zealand language, NZSL is used daily by more than 24,000 New Zealanders. Sign Language is a combination of hand shapes, facial expressions and body movements. It is not simply signed representations of spoken words ". - http://www.deaf.co.nz
- Be able to finger-spell the alphabet in NZSL.
- Be able to sign the numbers up to 100 in NZSL.
- Learn basic grammar.
- Understand about Deaf culture and Deaf community.
- Become aware of some NZSL communication behaviour.
- Develop basic everyday conversation in NZSL.
Where: Karoro Learning - Conference Room.
Tutor: Josje Lelijveld - Qualified Deaf NZSL Instructor.
Cost: $85.00 per person. A $5 discount applies for those that apply online/on time ( one week out of start date).
Registrations close 26 February 1pm. We require at least 10 enrollments for this course to go ahead.
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