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

Event Date
August 15, 2017 - November 21, 2017
Time
6.00pm - 8.00pm, Tuesdays
Where
John Michael Lovett Centre, Level 3, 340 Albert Street, East Melbourne

Combination of two levels into 12 weeks at 15% off total!

Sign Language One starts on 15 August for 6 weeks.

Two week break: 26 Sept & 03 October.

Sign Language Two starts on 10 October for 6 weeks*.
*Public Holiday: No class on 7th of November, Melbourne Cup

These Levels One & Two are for people who do not have any sign language skills. You will learn expressive and receptive signing skills and practice every day signs for use in basic conversations with Deaf people. In Level Two, you will build on your learning from Sign Language One and learn more about the grammatical structure of the language. You will also learn about Deaf culture.

  • 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.
  • Each class will run for 2 hours and you will get a 15 minute break in between.
  • Small activity/game on the new signs you have learnt. This can be in pairs or in a group activity. 

Sign Language One Outline: 

Week 1: The alphabets, finger spelling, numbers, introduction and greetings
Week 2: Revisit signs from week 1, age, time and months, frequently used signs
Week 3: Revisit signs from week 2, family, people and relationships, emotions
Week 4: Revisit signs from week 3, colours, foods and drinks, house
Week 5: Revisit signs from week 4, money, action/verbs, conversational
Week 6: Revisit signs from week 5, places, sport, recreation and hobby signs

Sign Language Two Outline: 

Week 1: Revision of key signs from Sign Language One, animal signs
Week 2: Revisit signs from week 1, education and work, roles at work
Week 3: Revisit signs from week 2, nature and environment, weather signs
Week 4: Revisit signs from week 3, advanced places, advances house signs
Week 5: Revisit signs from week 4, transport, direction and location, describing signs
Week 6: Revisit signs from week 5, technology, cities and country signs

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