Tue, 11 May | Online

NZSL for Emergency Services online - Part 1

Learn NZSL from home fast! A 3-week crash course for emergency services for $49 starting Tuesday, 11th May from 7.45pm - 8.45pm.
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NZSL for Emergency Services online - Part 1

Time & Location

11 May, 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Online

About The Event

Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

You will still have a class and a qualified NZSL tutor to teach you and it is fully interactive - just online! 3-week online crash course designed for emergency services. You will learn emergency-related signs that will help you communicate with your Deaf survivors/community members. Starting Tuesday, 11th May (the course will run same time as New Zealand Sign Language Week 2021!). This is suitable for learners with no previous knowledge of NZSL.

Dates: 11th May, 18th May and 25th May

Time: 7.45pm - 8.45pm

Fee: The cost is $49 for the full 3-week course. This includes weekly e-handouts.

Course Outline for Emergency Services #1

Class One - Personal Information

· exchange greetings and make introductions

· ask about family (children, parents, siblings)

· ask for clarification, correction and confirmation

· learn emergency service professions (police, fire, ambulance etc.)

· learn numbers 1 - 10

Class Two - Emergency Situations

· describe common emergency situations (earthquake, fire, tsunami, car accident, etc.)

· name emergency supplies (water, medication, matches, food)

· discuss wellbeing (lost, cold, injured, need help)

· get an understanding about Deaf 111 Text emergency service

· Deaf culture - understand getting attention (gentle wave, strong wave)

Class Three - Safety

· give and tell simple directions

· learn time in NZSL (referring how long, days and months)

· recount 0 – 10 and counting up to 20

· discuss safety equipment and measures (fire alarm, life jacket, stay home etc.)

· understand the importance of facial expression role in emergency situations

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. Please note registering online confirms your registration and commits you to the course. If you have any questions, you are welcome to email to mysign@mergenz.co.nz

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