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NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online
NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online

Fri, 26 Jul

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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

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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: mysign@mergenz.co.nz

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

Tickets

  • NZSL course fee

    $95.00
    Tax: +$2.38 BookingFee

Total

$0.00

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