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New Zealand sign language courses

31 July 2023

Te Ratonga Whaikaha | the Student Accessibility Service offers a short, introductory, skill-based New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course. Learn more about New Zealand sign language courses at UC and sign up.

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Te Ratonga Whaikaha | Student Accessibility Service offers a short, introductory, skill-based New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) course, which is open to all UC students and staff. 

No previous NZSL experience is required. Attendees have the option of further developing their NZSL through two more follow up courses at UC, or contacting other providers of community-based courses - further information will be given at the end of this course.

Participants are taught: 

  • The finger-spelling alphabet
  • Numbers 0-20
  • Basic phrases
  • Everyday and university-specific vocabulary
  • Basic grammar
  • Deaf culture
  • Helpful NZSL tips

NZSL Classes are taught by Julie Fraser, Sign Equity Ltd.

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2024 Course details

The course is planned to run in terms 2, 3, and 4. Bookings are not yet open.

The total price for this 6-class course is $60 incl GST. 

   

Please email sas@canterbury.ac.nz for waitlist for 2024 classes.
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