Unit 4: Family and Friends

Learning Outcomes

Learners will:

  • tell about immediate family/whānau and relationships (e.g. friends, colleagues)
  • give and ask personal information about self and others such as where one lives and their pets
  • use numbers for counting, age, ranking

Remember Your Signs

Expressive Practice

Have you completed all homework tasks for this unit? By now, you should be able to express the following phrases in NZSL. Test yourself before peeking at these videos.

Self Assessment Checklist

  1. I know how to sign the vocabulary (family, friends, relationships, age, pets).
  2. I can ask and sign about immediate family/whānau and relationships (e.g. friends, colleagues).
  3. I can sign to explain the ranking order of children, or siblings in the family.
  4. I can sign information to contrast two people, things or places using contrastive structure.
  5. I can sign and ask personal information about self and others such as where one lives and their pets.
  6. I can sign using NOTHING as negation in a simple statement (relating to something that doesn’t have or none).
  7. I can follow and sign the numbers from 51 to 75.
  8. I can follow and sign age numbers.
  9. I can understand the difference between personal and possessive pronouns.
  10. I can give a short narrative about my family (using a family photo).
Last updated: 17/3/2019