TERM THREE: Weekend Sign Language One (Auslan) @ EAST MELBOURNE

Event Date
August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017
9.00am - 4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday
John Michael Lovett Centre, Level 3, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne

Sign Language One

  • Your Auslan Teacher will be Deaf.
  • You will be learning a visual language.
  • Your Auslan Teacher will demonstrate how to sign and for you to follow.
  • Classroom will not be based on auditory learning.
  • You will receive a new handbook for each class.
  • There is no assessment for this Auslan course.
  • Class will run for 7 hours and you will get 2 x 15 minute breaks and an hour lunch break.
  • Small activity/game on the new signs you have learnt. This can be in pairs or in a group activity. 

You will learn expressive and receptive signing skills and practice every day signs for use in basic conversations with Deaf people. You will also learn about Deaf culture. 

Sign Language One Outline: 

Day 1:

Lesson 1: The alphabets, finger spelling, numbers, introduction and greetings
Lesson 2: Revisit signs from lesson 1, age, time and months, frequently used signs 
Lesson 3: Revisit signs from lesson 2, family, people and relationships, emotions

Day 2:

Lesson 4: Revisit signs from lesson 3, colours, foods and drinks, house 
Lesson 5: Revisit signs from lesson 4, time, money, action/verbs, conversational
Lesson 6: Revisit signs from lesson 5, places, sport, recreation and hobby signs

In our practical and fun classes you will learn how to fingerspell, develop a vocabulary of basic conversational signs, learn how to structure a sentence and more.

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