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Here you can find out about NZSL classes in your area. There are currently 28 class listings.

NZSL Level 1 (NZSL 1)

Wellington

Tuesday 2 April 2019 - Tuesday 11 June 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

10 sessions

Victoria University of Wellington - Pipitea Campus

Course overview:
In this beginner’s course, you’ll learn basic NZSL skills necessary for simple communication with Deaf people.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

1. exchange greetings and make introductions
2. understand simple class instructions
3. talk about NZSL learning
4. ask for clarification, correction and confirmation
5. ask and tell where something is in the class and in the immediate environment
6. use appropriate phrases for arriving and leaving class
7. talk about common food and drink items
8. make and respond to requests and offers for basic needs and wants
9. express likes and dislikes
10. tell about immediate family/whanau and relationships

You will also learn basic NZSL grammar, acquire basic knowledge about Deaf culture and the Deaf community, and develop an awareness of NZSL communication behaviours.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Lisa Alexander

NZSLTA category: Non-Certified

Coordinator: Keay Burridge

NZSL For Families

West Auckland

Friday 5 April 2019 - Sunday 16 June 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

10 sessions

Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre - 595 Te Atatu Road Te Atatū Peninsula

Course overview:
This course is specifically designed for children ages 6-12 years to learn NZSL with their families. We especially welcome families with Deaf/hard of hearing children. However all families welcome.

Date: Starting Sunday 14th April running every week for 10 weeks. Sunday 14th April – Sunday 16th June 2019
Time: 4pm - 5:30pm

Venue: Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre
595 Te Atatu Rd Te, Atatū Peninsula, Auckland

There will be two NZSL mentors.

This is a FREE course. However you are still required to commit to the course. Please don't register if you do not plan to attend.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: Deaf Culture

Tutor: Monica Leach

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

NZSL For Families

West Auckland

Sunday 14 April 2019 - Sunday 16 June 2019

12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

10 sessions

Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre - 595 Te Atatu Road Te Atatū Peninsula

Course overview:
NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) is a practical language to learn, especially for families/whanau who have Deaf/hard of hearing children at home. Other families that do not have Deaf children are welcome.

A rare opportunity for Deaf children to learn NZSL, Deaf culture and about Deaf identity with other children. Come and join the 10 weeks session with our NZSL mentors at Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL For Families

Tutor: Monica Leach

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Victoria Lessing

NZSL Level 1B

West Coast

Monday 29 April 2019 - Saturday 22 June 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

9 sessions

WestREAP Hokitika Meeting Room - 72 Tudor Street, Hokitika 7810

Course overview:
If you have completed the first 8 weeks of NZSL this is the next step! The first week will be a 2 hour refresher course so everyone can remind themselves of what we've forgotten from 1A. Learn about your family, everyday activities and small talk in the community. For more information contact the course coordinator.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Ruth Sullivan-Whyte

NZSLTA category: Provisional

Coordinator: Lynda Halliday

Course cost: $150.00

NZSL Level 1 (beginners) NZSL 1A

West Coast

Thursday 2 May 2019 - Thursday 27 June 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

8 sessions

Greymouth Baptist Church - 76 High Street, Greymouth 7805

Course overview:
Always wanted to learn NZSL? Come along and learn the basics whilst having lots of fun and meeting new people.
Learn how to meet and greet, information around the classroom and needs and wants including food and drink.
For more information contact the course co-ordinator.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Ruth Sullivan-Whyte

NZSLTA category: Provisional

Coordinator: Lynda Halliday

Course cost: $150.00

NZSL 2B

Nelson-Tasman

Monday 6 May 2019 - Monday 1 July 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

8 sessions

Waimea College - 60 Salisbury Road, Richmond

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Rachel Summers

NZSLTA category: Provisional

Coordinator: Jo Johnston

Course cost: $60.00

NZSL Level 1A (beginners)

Cambridge

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - Tuesday 25 June 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

8 sessions

Cambridge High School, Cambridge - 25 Swayne Road, Cambridge

Course overview:
The beginner's course is suitable for those with no prior knowledge of New Zealand Sign Language and Deaf Culture. This course will introduce to you basic NZSL grammar and structure and Deaf Culture in a supportive learner focussed environment. You will learn how to converse in NZSL using the correct body language and facial expressions.

Spaces are limited to enrol fast to secure your place.

To register or to ask any questions contact Kelly at [email protected] or you can text 0275377779. We hope to see you there!

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Kelly Quirke

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Kelly Quirke

Course cost: $95.00

NZSL Level 1

Canterbury

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - Tuesday 25 June 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

8 sessions

Shirley Boys' High School

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Maria Griffiths

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Risingholme Community Centre

NZSL 1D

Nelson-Tasman

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - Tuesday 25 June 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

8 sessions

Waimea College - 60 Salisbury Road, Richmond

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Rachel Summers

NZSLTA category: Provisional

Coordinator: Jo Johnston

Course cost: $60.00

NZSL 1B

Nelson-Tasman

Wednesday 8 May 2019 - Wednesday 26 June 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

8 sessions

Waimea College - 60 Salisbury Road, Richmond

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Cathy Gutschlag

NZSLTA category: Provisional

Coordinator: Jo Johnston

Course cost: $60.00