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NZSL Course - Kerikeri - 1a
NZSL Course - Kerikeri - 1a

Mon, 25 Jul


Kerikeri(Far North)Red Cross Service Ctr

NZSL Course - Kerikeri - 1a

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in this 8-week evening course. This is NZSL Beginner (Level 1a) course. Suitable for those students with no experience with NZSL. $100 for 8 weeks course including e-handouts, homework and certificate of attendance.

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Date, Time & Location

25 Jul 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kerikeri(Far North)Red Cross Service Ctr, 14 Butler Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand

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About The Course

Join and learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course in Kerikeri!

NZSL is a beautiful language, and an official language of NZ. This is suitable for students with no knowledge or experience with NZSL skills. Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the end of the course.

Day : Monday, 6pm to 8pm

Dates : 25th July to 12th September, 2022 (8 Weeks)

Level : Beginner 1a (Unit 1 - 3)

Cost : $100 for 8 weeks course including handout/homework.

Learning outcomes :

By the end of this 1a course (Term 3), learners will :

Unit 1 - Meeting and Greeting

• exchange greetings and make introductions

• understand simple class instructions

• learn about the use of facial expression in NZSL

• learn to get, and give, eyegaze before signing

• learn numbers 1-10

• learn the fingerspelling alphabet, spell their own name, and ask for repetition

Unit 2 - Our Class

• identify people in the class

• name language(s) they are learning

• give and follow simple instructions and action commands

• ask for clarification, correction and confirmation

• ask and tell where something is in the room

• use appropriate phrases for arriving late to class

• use numbers for counting (0‐20) and simple time phrases in relation to class activities

Unit 3 - Needs and Wants 

• name common food and drink items

• make and respond to requests and offers for basic wants and needs

• ask and tell locations of familiar objects and locations in the immediate environment

• express likes and dislikes

• understand basic signs about emergency exit procedures

Ask your employer to cover the cost of the course as professional development! Please note that registering online confirms your place in the course. If your organisation/company is paying for your course fee, please email us and provide us their Reference/Purchase Order number. If you wish to organise installment payment plan, please email to to arrange payment plan and Merge NZ will book the course for you manually. 

Minimum number of students applies - if minimum numbers are not meet course may be postponed or cancelled.

*Certificate of Attendance are on request and with 80% attendance being meet.


  • NZSL Course Fee

    This NZSL course fee includes weekly homework and e-handout emailed by your tutor. You will receive a certificate of attendance (you must attend 80% classes to receive a certificate).

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