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NZSL Online Beginners - Level 1

Course guideline

Welcome! Want to learn how to communicate with the Deaf and hard of hearing community? Our New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course is perfect for you!

Our NZSL Beginners Level 1 course is designed for beginners, as well as those who may have some basic knowledge and want to further their understanding of the language. Our yearly program is split into five block courses, covering units 1-9. Through our engaging and interactive approach, you'll gain a better appreciation of NZSL and Deaf Culture.

Our experienced team of NZSL teachers will guide you through the course, creating a fun and challenging learning experience. In addition, you will be encouraged to practice your skills outside of the classroom by watching NZSL videos. Join us now and start your NZSL journey!

Learning Outcome for Beginner - Part 1

 

Unit 1 (Meeting and greeting)

  • exchange greetings and make introductions

  • understand simple online 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 online 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 room

  • use appropriate phrases for arriving late to online class

  • use numbers for counting (0-­‐20) and simple time phrases in relation to class activities

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Anyone with no previous 

NZSL experience can  register this course.

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  • 12 Aug 2024, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Ready to dive deeper into New Zealand Sign Language? Level up with Part 3 of our Level 1 course! Explore NZSL through MySign's interactive online classes led by a qualified teacher. Don't miss out on our upcoming 8-week course. Join us from the comfort of your home and unlock the beauty of NZSL!
  • 12 Aug 2024, 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
    Ready to dive deeper into New Zealand Sign Language? Level up with Part 3 of our Level 1 course! Explore NZSL through MySign's interactive online classes led by a qualified teacher. Don't miss out on our upcoming 8-week course. Join us from the comfort of your home and unlock the beauty of NZSL!
  • 12 Aug 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Explore the wonders of NZSL from the comfort of your home! Join our engaging 8-week online course and begin your journey into the world of NZSL. Enroll today to start signing with confidence!
  • 13 Aug 2024, 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
    Master NZSL online with MySign! You are almost at the end of Level 1 NZSL course. Experience fully interactive learning with a qualified NZSL teacher in our 8-week course and take your signing skills to the next level!
  • 13 Aug 2024, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Master NZSL online with MySign! Get ready to complete the last part of Level 1! Experience fully interactive learning with a qualified NZSL teacher in our 8-week course and take your signing skills to the next level!
  • 14 Aug 2024, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Explore the wonders of NZSL from the comfort of your home! Join our engaging 8-week online course and begin your journey into the world of NZSL. Enrol today to start signing with confidence!
  • 15 Aug 2024, 10:45 am – 11:45 am
    Ready to take your NZSL skills further? Elevate your learning journey from Beginner Part 1 (Level 1a) to Beginner Part 2! Dive deeper into NZSL in an interactive 8-week online course to unlock the next level of your NZSL adventure!
  • 16 Aug 2024, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Explore the wonders of NZSL from the comfort of your home! Join our engaging 8-week online course and begin your journey into the world of NZSL. Enroll today to start signing with confidence!
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