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NZSL for Teachers Online - Part 1
NZSL for Teachers Online - Part 1

Tue, 25 Jun



NZSL for Teachers Online - Part 1

Learn NZSL from the comfort of your home! Join our beginner-friendly 3-week crash course designed specifically for teachers. Expert-led classes with e-handouts to empower your teaching. Don't miss this opportunity!

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Date, Time & Location

25 Jun 2024, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


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About The Course

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

You will still have a class and a qualified NZSL teacher to teach you and it is fully interactive - just online! 3-week online crash course designed for teachers. You will learn school-related signs that will help you appreciate NZSL as one of three official languages. This course is suitable for beginners and has been rescheduled from 18th June to 25th June.

Dates: 25/6, 2/7 and 9/7

Time: Tuesday, 5.00pm - 6.00pm (3 weeks)

Fee: $60 including weekly e-handouts.

Teacher: Tania Purdon

Course Outline for Teachers #1

Class One - Introductions

  • exchange greetings and make introductions
  • give and respond to action commands (sit down, stand up, turn around, tap on-shoulder, etc)
  • ask for clarification, repetition, correction and confirmation
  • learn numbers 1 - 10
  • Deaf culture - getting attention, waving, etc.

Class Two - Activities

  • tell simple day activities and time (time of day, day of the week, etc.)
  • give opinions related to activities (morning/evening routines)
  • ask about family (children, parents, siblings)
  • Deaf culture - handwaves (applause in NZSL)

Class Three - The Classroom

  • identify people in the classroom
  • name things in the classroom
  • talk about learning school subjects
  • recount 0 – 10 and counting up to 20
  • Deaf culture - understand about booking NZSL interpreters

Important Notes:

  • Registering online secures your place in the course. A minimum number of students is required; the course may be postponed or canceled if this threshold is not met. Please review our cancellation policy.
  • Upon completing registration, you will receive a confirmation email with essential details, including the Zoom link to join the course. Check your spam folder if you don't receive the email.
  • All you need is a computer or laptop with a webcam and internet connection. Please note that Chromebooks, tablets, and mobiles are not recommended.
  • Consider requesting your employer to cover the course cost for your professional development. If your organisation/company is paying for your course fee, please email us at with their Reference/Purchase Order number.

We're excited to have you join us on this enriching learning adventure!


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