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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 Intermediate 2b/c - Sunnynook

North Shore
Auckland

Tuesday 21 July 2020 - Tuesday 24 November 2020

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunnynook Community Centre - 148 Sycamore Drive, Sunnynook, Auckland 0620, New Zealand

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL in 2020! For those that have completed Intermediate 2a. Your trained, registered NZSL tutor will facilitate a fun learning environment covering practical, conversational NZSL skills. A certificate will be issued at the end of the course (email PDF).

When: Tuesday nights 7:00pm-9:00pm

Dates: 21st July - 8th Sep (8 weeks) and 13th Oct - 24th Nov

Total: 15 weeks

Price: $250 includes homework and handouts

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. By registering you agree to our cancelation policy (found at the top of our book online website page). Registering here confirms your place on the course and commits you to attending and to our cancelation policy.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $250

NZSL Intermediate 2b/c - Tauranga

South Tauranga
Bay of Plenty

Wednesday 22 July 2020 - Monday 23 November 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Historic Village - 17th Ave West, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL in 2020! For those that have completed intermediate 2a. Your trained, registered NZSL tutor will facilitate a fun learning environment covering practical, conversational NZSL skills. A certificate will be issued at the end of the course (email PDF).

When: Wednesday nights 6pm-8pm

Dates: 22 July - 9th Sep and 12th Oct - 23rd Nov

Total: 15 weeks

Price: $250 includes homework and handouts

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. By registering you agree to our cancelation policy (found at the top of our book online website page). Registering here confirms your place on the course and commits you to attending and to our cancelation policy.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $130

NZSL Intermediate 2a/b - Manukau

Manukau
South Auckland

Thursday 23 July 2020 - Thursday 26 November 2020

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Geneva Elevator - 14G Ryan Place, Manukau, Auckland 2104, New Zealand About The Event

Course overview:
About The Event
Learn NZSL in 2020! For those that have completed beginners levels 1a-d. Your trained, registered NZSL tutor will facilitate a fun learning environment covering practical, conversational NZSL skills. A certificate will be issued at the end of the course (email PDF).

When: Thursday nights 7pm-9pm

Dates: 23 July - 10th Sep and 15th Oct - 26th Nov

Total: 15 weeks

Price: $250 includes homework and handouts

**Please note that min. numbers must be reached for the course to go ahead. By registering you agree to our cancelation policy (found at the top of our book online website page). Registering here confirms your place on the course and commits you to attending and to our cancelation policy.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 2

Tutor: Various Tutors

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Merge NZ

Course cost: $250

NZSL 5 (level 2)

Wellington

Tuesday 22 September 2020 - Tuesday 24 November 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

10 sessions

Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, Bunny St

Course overview:
New Zealand Sign Language 5 is suitable for those who have completed NZSL 4 or its equivalent (approximately 80 hours tuition in NZSL), and who wish to continue learning for personal or business reasons.

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

1. Describe activities, food and environment-related topics in the home
2. Discuss responsibilities and schedules for domestic chores and errands
3. Make and respond to requests and complaints
4. Recount personal experiences about mishaps and problems using narrative techniques
5. Compare various jobs and work conditions
6. Describe personal qualities and skills required for work roles
7. Explain simple instructions for common work-related tasks
8. Demonstrate appropriate ways to interact with Deaf people in workplaces
9. Use NZSL grammar – temporal aspect, adverbial inflections, conditionals, role shifting, classifiers, reflexive pronouns, modals and time concepts.
10. Develop further awareness 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

NZSL Level 1 B (beginners)

Tauranga
Bay Of Plenty

Saturday 17 October 2020 - Saturday 12 December 2020

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

8 sessions

Katikati Community Resource Center - 45 Beach Rd, Katikati

Course overview:
Welcome back to NZSL Level one and Part B for beginners. The lesson for unit 4 - 6.

Type of tuition: Class

Course category: NZSL Level 1

Tutor: Vikki Wright

NZSLTA category: Qualified

Coordinator: Amanda Earl

Course cost: $40