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NZSL 102 (university paper)

Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington - Kelburn Campus

Course overview:
Victoria University offers an elementary NZSL course in the second trimester annually.

This course builds on beginner's knowledge of NZSL with a continued focus on understanding and using the language in everyday situations. Lectures and readings provide background information about the Deaf community and the structure of NZSL. Students will extend their mastery of core vocabulary and grammatical structures, using these in dialogues and short narratives. A schedule of weekly topics will be handed out separately. The course will expand comprehension and expressive skills in the Learning Objective areas (refer to web link).

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Sara Pivac Alexander

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Sara Pivac Alexander

INZSL Level 2

Dunedin
Dunedin

7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

30 sessions

University of Otago (specific venue to be confirmed) - 362 Leith Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016

Course overview:
This 30 week course is designed for those who have completed NZSL level 1 or have learned a minimum of 60 hours. Your trained NZSL is a qualified teacher with many years experiences. A fun way of continue learning NZSL with practical and conversational skills. Course cost for the whole year $380

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Josje Lelijveld

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Course cost: $380

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NZSL 201 (university paper)

Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington - Kelburn Campus

Course overview:
Victoria University of Wellington offers "NZSL201 - Intermediate NZSL A" course annually in the first trimester.

The course will extend the receptive and expressive skills of students who have a foundation in NZSL, and will examine cultural perspectives and issues relevant to the Deaf community. Teaching will focus on increasing students' vocabulary, expressive fluency, knowledge and use of grammatical structures in NZSL.

There are only 20 places available. The course is full for 2020.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Sara Pivac Alexander

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Sara Pivac Alexander

NZSL 202 (university paper)

Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington - Kelburn Campus

Course overview:
Victoria University offers "NZSL 202 - Intermediate NZSL B" paper in the second trimester annually.

This course will develop intermediate signers’ receptive and expressive proficiency in NZSL for everyday dialogic and monologic communication purposes. Learners will extend their repertoire of NZSL structures and appreciation of the social-cultural context of NZSL use in Deaf community.

Limited places.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Sara Pivac Alexander

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Sara Pivac Alexander

NZSL 2 (post beginners)

Wellington

Wednesday 10 June 2020 - Wednesday 19 August 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

10 sessions

Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, Bunny St

Course overview:
NZSL 2 course is suitable for those who have completed NZSL 1 or its equivalent (approximately 20 hours tuition in NZSL), and who wish to continue to study NZSL for personal or business reasons.


By the end of this course you should be able to:
1. Talk about immediate family/whanau and relationships
2. Give and ask personal information about self and others
3. Communicate about simple home leisure and daily routines and activities
4. Express feelings about activities
5. Make compliments and congratulations
6. Ask and tell about general wellbeing, health, everyday life
7. Demonstrate culturally appropriate use of conversational behaviours in NZSL
8. Recognise and use NZSL grammar: topic-comment statements, agreement verbs, number (age, time, ordinal, calendar), basic classifiers

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Lisa Alexander

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Keay Burridge

Course cost: $252

NZSL 4 (level 2)

Wellington

Tuesday 23 June 2020 - Tuesday 25 August 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

10 sessions

Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, Bunny St

Course overview:
New Zealand Sign Language 4 is suitable for those who have completed NZSL3 or its equivalent (approximately 60 hours tuition in NZSL), and who wish to continue to study NZSL for personal or business reasons.

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

1. Give, ask and summarise personal information about self and others
2. Describe and identify people in order to share information about them
3. Communicate about events, celebrations and holidays
4. Talk about destinations (places) and modes of travel
5. Describe and discuss plans
6. Narrate about life events including their language learning journey
7. Talk about extended family/whanau and basic family history
8. Recognise and use NZSL grammar: topic-comment structure, descriptive classifiers, listing principle, spatial verbs, spatial reference, event/chronological sequencing structures, one-character role shifting, number forms
9. Understand the cultural context for using NZSL with Deaf people

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Sonia Pivac

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Keay Burridge

Course cost: $252

MySign Online - Intermediate Part 1

Your Home
New Zealand

Monday 6 July 2020 - Monday 24 August 2020

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

You will still have a class and a qualified NZSL tutor to teach you and it is fully interactive - just online! 8-week online course starting Monday, 6th July 6:00pm - 7:30pm.

Dates: 6/7, 13/7, 20/7, 27/7, 3/8, 10/8, 17/8, 24/8

The cost is $150 for the full 8-week course. This includes weekly handouts.

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. Please note registering online confirms your registration and commits you to the course (cancellation policy can be found at the top of our book online website page). A confirmation email will be sent a couple of days before your course starts.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to email to [email protected]

Type of tuition: Online

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $150

MySign Online - Beginners Part 2

Your Own Home
New Zealand

Monday 6 July 2020 - Monday 24 August 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

You will still have a class and a qualified NZSL tutor to teach you and it is fully interactive - just online! 8-week online course starting Monday, 6th July 6:00pm - 7:00pm.

Dates: 6/7, 13/7, 20/7, 27/7, 3/8, 10/8, 17/8, 24/8

The cost is $130 for the full 8-week course. This includes weekly handouts.

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. Please note registering online confirms your registration and commits you to the course (cancellation policy can be found at the top of our book online website page). A confirmation email will be sent a couple of days before your course starts.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to email to [email protected]

Type of tuition: Online

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $130

MySign Online - Beginners Part 5

Your Own Home
New Zealand

Monday 6 July 2020 - Monday 24 August 2020

8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

You will still have a class and a qualified NZSL tutor to teach you and it is fully interactive - just online! 8-week online course starting Monday, 6th July 8:15pm - 9:15pm.

Dates: 6/7, 13/7, 20/7, 27/7, 3/8, 10/8, 17/8, 24/8

The cost is $130 for the full 8-week course. This includes weekly handouts.

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. Please note registering online confirms your registration and commits you to the course (cancellation policy can be found at the top of our book online website page). A confirmation email will be sent a couple of days before your course starts.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to email to [email protected]

Type of tuition: Online

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $130

MySign Online - Beginners Part 2

Your Own Home
New Zealand

Tuesday 7 July 2020 - Tuesday 25 August 2020

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) online via MySign!

You will still have a class and a qualified NZSL tutor to teach you and it is fully interactive - just online! 8-week online course starting Tuesday, 7th July 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Dates: 7/7, 14/7, 21/7, 28/7, 4/8, 11/8, 18/8, 25/8

The cost is $130 for the full 8-week course. This includes weekly handouts.

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. Please note registering online confirms your registration and commits you to the course (cancellation policy can be found at the top of our book online website page). A confirmation email will be sent a couple of days before your course starts.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to email to [email protected]

Type of tuition: Online

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $130