Fri, 30 Jul | South Alive

NZSL Onsite course - Invercargill - Beg 1a/b

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in this 15-week course. This is NZSL Beginner (Level 1a/1b) course. Suitable for those students with no knowledge of NZSL. $230 for course incl. handouts, homework and certificate.
NZSL Onsite course - Invercargill - Beg 1a/b

Time & Location

30 Jul, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
South Alive, 262 Ness Street, Appleby, Invercargill

About The Event

Join and learn New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course in Christchurch!

NZSL is a beautiful language, and an official language of NZ. This is a NZSL beginner 1a course - suitable for students with no previous experience with NZSL. Certificate of Attendance and will be issued at the end of the course*.

Days: Fridays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dates: 30th July to 17th September (8 weeks) and 4th October to 10th December (7 weeks)

Level: NZSL Beg 1a & 1b (Unit 1 - 6)

Cost: $230 for 15 week course incl. handout/homework

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this 1a course (term 3), learners will:

Unit 1 - Meeting and greeting

  • exchange   greetings and make introductions
  • understand   simple class instructions
  • learn about the role of facial expression in NZSL
  • learn to get, and give, eyegaze before signing (requirements for visual attention)
  • learn numbers 1-10
  • learn the fingerspelling alphabet, spell their own name, and ask for repetition

Unit 2 - Our class

  • identify people in the class
  • name language(s) they are learning
  • give and follow simple instructions and action commands
  • ask for clarification, correction and confirmation
  • ask and tell where something is in the class
  • use appropriate phrases for arriving and leaving class
  • use numbers for counting (0-20) and simple time phrases in relation to class activities

Unit 3 - Needs and wants

  • name common food and drink items
  • make and respond to requests and offers for basic wants and needs
  • ask and tell locations of familiar objects and locations in the immediate environment
  • express likes and dislikes
  • understand basic signs about emergency exit procedures

Your tutor will send you course outline for term 4 (Level 1B, units 4 - 6).

Ask your employer to cover the cost of the course as professional development! Please note that registering online confirms your place in the course. If your organisation/company is paying for your course fee, please email us and provide us their Reference/Purchase Order number. If you wish to organise installment payment plan, please email to hello@mergenz.co.nz to arrange payment plan and Merge NZ will book the course for you manually. Please read our cancellation policy.

Minimum number of students applies - if minimum numbers are not meet course may be postponed or cancelled.

*Certificate of Attendance are on request and with 80% attendance being meet.

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