Fri, 22 Oct | Lower Hutt

NZSL crash course - Wellington

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in this 5-week evening course. This is NZSL Beginner (Level 1) course. Suitable for those students with no knowledge of NZSL. $85 for 8-week course incl. handouts, homework and certificate of attendance.
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NZSL crash course - Wellington

Time & Location

22 Oct, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lower Hutt, 7 Britannia Street, Petone, Lower Hutt

About The Event

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

NZSL is a beautiful language, and an official language of NZ. This is a NZSL beginner crash course - suitable for students with no previous experience with NZSL. Certificate of Attendance and will be issued at the end of the course*.

Days: Fridays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dates: 22nd October to 19th November

Level: NZSL Beg 1a (Unit 1 - 2)

Cost: $85 for 8 week course incl. handout/homework

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this 1a course, learners will:

Unit 1 - Meeting and greeting

  • exchange   greetings and make introductions
  • understand   simple class instructions
  • learn about the role of facial expression in NZSL
  • learn to get, and give, eyegaze before signing (requirements for visual attention)
  • 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 class
  • use appropriate phrases for arriving and leaving class
  • use numbers for counting (0-20) and simple time phrases in relation to class activities

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. Please read our cancellation policy.

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 for Beg 1a
    +$2.13 WebsiteFee
    +$2.13 WebsiteFee

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