Sign Language Course: Introduction to Auslan 1

What you'll learn

Learn Australian Sign Language with our sign language short courses online & in Sydney!

Sign Language 1 offers you the unique and fun experience of communicating visually using Auslan, the natural language of the Australian Deaf Community.

If you want to learn basic Sign Language in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this sign language course, taught by both deaf and hearing teachers, you will have learned how to:

  • use basic communication skills in Auslan
  • use visual-gestural communication strategies
  • identify the Deaf community
  • find effective ways to communicate with deaf people

It is intended that the above topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Adult education classes can vary as parts of the curriculum are adapted to suit the needs of the group.

What will be covered in this sign language course?

This sign language course will give you:

  • an appreciation for Auslan
  • access to genuine Auslan with deaf teachers
  • a chance to develop practical Auslan skills
  • the opportunity to learn through fun and informal classes
  • a good introduction to Auslan before committing to accredited courses

Who is this sign language course for?

  • want to be introduced to Auslan (Australian Sign Language) and deaf culture
  • want a short course at a relaxed pace
  • are managers, employers, teachers, health professionals, friends and colleagues of deaf people
  • are interested in working with deaf people

Venue

This course is currently offered online and Face-to-Face. Please ensure you check the course location when you enrol.

Face-to-Face

Sydney Community College
2A Gordon Street
Rozelle NSW 2039

We have a car park and street parking available.

COVID-19 SAFE PLAN

For face to face classes, we want to ensure that everyone continues to stay safe while studying with us. You must follow the instructions below at all times when coming to class to prevent transmission of the COVID-19 virus to yourself and others. Most importantly DO NOT attend class if you show any signs of sickness.

  • You will be sent the COVID Safe Plan from the Deaf Society with your enrolment confirmation. Please read the document before attending class.
  • Please refer to the College COVID policy.

For the online structure

Each week you get access to a brand new video with all the signs for the week, plus a live online class with a deaf teacher where you will practice your Auslan skills for 1-2 hours. Classes are run using Zoom, and you will need a laptop or desktop computer so that you can see everything clearly (no phones or tablets please).

What's next?

This sign language course is a pre-requisite for Sign Language Course: Level 2.

Additional information

  • There are no prior requirements for this course.

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Sign Language Course: Introduction to Auslan 1

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Sign Language Course: Introduction to Auslan 1

<p>Learn Australian Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/sign-language">sign language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney!</p>

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$220 Limited GST free / $0 / $176 / $198
Students must be over the age of 16 to participate in this course. This class will be delivered live online via Zoom! You will receive your logins from the Deaf Society. Each class includes an additional 20 minute pre-lecture video.
Sign Language Course: Introduction to Auslan 1

<p>Learn Australian Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/sign-language">sign language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney!</p>

<p>Sign

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$220 Limited GST free / $0 / $176 / $198
Students must be over the age of 16 to participate in this course.
Sign Language Course: Introduction to Auslan 1

<p>Learn Australian Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-language/sign-language">sign language short courses</a> online &amp; in Sydney!</p>

<p>Sign

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$220 Limited GST free / $0 / $176 / $198
Students must be over the age of 16 to participate in this course. This class will be delivered live online via Zoom! You will receive your logins from the Deaf Society. Each class includes an additional 20 minute pre-lecture video.

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