Unit 7: Community and Work

Learning Outcomes

Learners will:

  • communicate about essential services and locations in their community (e.g. doctor, bank, library)
  • describe occupations, tasks and transport in relation to work and community activities
  • negotiate appointments and bookings
  • discuss prices on use of services and purchases, and ways of payment

Remember Your Signs

Review

Review these phrases covered in class.

Money numbers

Activity Sheet

Deaf Convo 3 cards 1 (Deaf people - workplace)

Deaf Convo 3 cards 2 (Deaf people - recreational places)

Deaf Convo 3 cards 3 (Talking about Deaf Clubs)

Translation Race (Plain Statements)

Translation Race (Wh questions)

Translation Race (Yes/no questions)

Which One (Student A)

Which One (Student B)

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 (community services, community activities, locations, occupations, employment tasks, transportation, colours, and money).
  2. I can communicate about essential services and locations in the community.
  3. I can talk about occupations, tasks and transport in relation to work and community activities.
  4. I can negotiate appointments and bookings.
  5. I can discuss prices of services and purchases, and various ways of payment.
  6. I can give basic information about Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand’s services, Deaf education in New Zealand, Deaf people in work, and NZSL interpreters.
  7. I can understand and sign money numbers in NZSL (including in agreement verb sentences).
  8. I can understand and sign ordinal numbers in NZSL.
  9. I can understand and fingerspell abbreviations that are in common use in NZSL.
  10. I can change the word class and meaning of a sign (e.g. car, drive, drive bumpily) by changing the sign movements and facial expressions to match the meaning.
Last updated: 17/3/2019