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NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online
NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online

Fri, 26 Jul


Online event

NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online

Dive into the world of sign language with NZSL for Kids course! Designed for young learners, it's a fun introduction to NZ Sign Language. From basic gestures to everyday conversations, kids will explore signing in a supportive environment. Enrol your child now for a fun learning experience!

Date, Time & Location

26 Jul 2024, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Online event

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About The Course

Learn NZSL online with other young learners!

This introductory NZSL course is great for young people aged 9 - 16 years old with no prior knowledge.

Duration: Every Friday for 5 weeks - 26/7, 2/8, 9/8, 16/8 and 23/8

Teacher: Georgia Ulrich

Course Fee:  $95 per person incl. weekly e-homework/handouts

What You'll Learn:

Class 1 - Kia Ora

  • Give and ask personal information about self and others
  • Learn some fingerspelling alphabet, spell their own first letter name
  • Ask for clarification, correction and confirmation
  • Learn about conversation cultural behaviours (getting attention, maintaining eye-contact, pointing, etc.)
  • Learn numbers 1 - 10

Class 2 - Our People

  • Give and follow simple instructions and action commands
  • Practice fingerspelling alphabet
  • Learn greetings/review introductions
  • Understanding about languages and ethnicity (culture/races)
  • Tell about extended family/whanau and relationships
  • Review numbers (1 - 10) and learn numbers 11 - 20

Class 3 - Food & drinks

  • Name common food and drink items
  • Make and respond to requests and offers for basic wants and needs
  • Express likes and dislikes about food and drinks
  • Express negative statements using ‘none’ and ‘no’
  • Compare two different things and/or people
  • Learn numbers 21 - 30

Class 4 - Meal time

  • Name other food items and leisure drinks
  • Name essential kitchen items relevant for families (e.g. meals, dishes, cutlery)
  • Ask and tell where something is in the kitchen
  • Communicate about simple conversation during meal times
  • Use culturally appropriate phrases for leaving the dining table

Class 5 - Routines

  • Communicate about simple home and leisure activities
  • Ask and tell where someone is
  • Use appropriate phrases to open and hold conversations using ‘excuse me’, ‘wait’, ‘wait-a-minute’ and ‘hold’
  • Use calendar and clock time phrases
  • Use appropriate signs with varying tones and sentences
  • Tell numbers 31 – 40

Important Notes:

  • Registering online secures your spot in the course. Please review our cancellation policy.
  • A minimum number of students is required; if not met, the course may be postponed or cancelled.
  • All you need is a computer/laptop with a webcam and an internet connection. Please note that tablets, chromebook and mobile devices are not suitable for online learning.
  • After registration, you'll receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link for the course. Check your spam folder if you don't see it.
  • If siblings are joining the course, please note that only two individuals can share the same computer screen during the sessions.
  • If you have any question, please feel free to contact MySign NZSL Online Co-ordinator at email:

Ready to embark on this exciting NZSL journey? Contact us for any queries and enrol today to elevate your sign language skills with MySign!


  • NZSL course fee

    Tax: +$2.38 BookingFee



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