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NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online - Part 1
NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online - Part 1

Fri, 28 Apr

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NZSL for Kiwi Kids Online - Part 1

Learn NZSL with other young learners! A 6-week introductory NZSL course. $79 for the full 6 weeks, this includes e-handouts/homework and certificate of attendance.

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Date, Time & Location

28 Apr 2023, 10:30 am – 11:30 am NZST

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About The Course

Learn NZSL online with other young learners!

This introductory NZSL course is great for young people aged 7 - 11 years old with no prior knowledge. A 6 week course starting from Friday, 28th April. 

Dates: 28/4, 5/5, 12/5, 19/5, 26/5 and 2/6 (6 weeks)

Times: 10.30am - 11.30am

Level:  NZSL Kiwi Kids - part 1

Fee:  $79 incl. GST. per child incl. weekly e-homework/handouts and certificate of attendance (you must attend 4 classes to get a copy of certificate)

Learners will learn following topics:

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

Class 6 - Our Community

  • name local community places (i.e. shop, supermarket, petrol station)
  • share information about local community places
  • talk about everyday transport
  • ask and tell how to get to school, home and shop
  • ask and tell where a household member is

You just need a computer or laptop and an internet connection and you have everything you need. Tablets or mobile phones are not recommended for online learning. 

If there is a sibling or cousin, please email us so we can register manually ($10 per additional child). Please note that registering on the website confirms your place on the course and commits you to the course. 

The course will go ahead once we have a minimum number of students registered the course (a min of 4 students is required for the course to go ahead). Please see our cancellation policy. For more information, email to mysign@mergenz.co.nz

Tickets

  • NZSL course fee

    This course fee includes weekly handout/homework from your NZSL tutor. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of course.

    $79.00
    Tax: +$1.98 BookingFee

Total

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