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Learn Sign Language with our Sign Language courses 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.

This course is a pre-requisite for Sign Language 2.

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

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – class room and live online via zoom platform!

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).

Outcomes

By the end of this 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.

Ideal for students who

  • 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

Course content

This 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

Other information

There are no prior requirements for this course.

Classes

Sign Language Course: Level 1

<p><strong>Learn Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-languages-sydney-beginners-classes/learn-Sign-Language-Classes-sydney">Sign Language</a>

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$220 Limited GST free / $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: Level 1

<p><strong>Learn Sign Language with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/learn-languages-sydney-beginners-classes/learn-Sign-Language-Classes-sydney">Sign Language</a>

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$220 Limited GST free / $176 / $198
Students must be over the age of 16 to participate in this course. Session 1-3: 9.30am – 1.30pm, Session 4: 9.30am – 11.30am.

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  • said: It was such a great experience. Our tutor did an amazing job providing great insight into a sing language. I would highly recommend it.

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