Phillip Island Community and Learning Centre 
56-58 Church Street, Cowes  VIC  3922

5952 1131

Office open Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm


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AUSLAN Level 1 Beginners 6 week course

Commencing Monday 10th Feb - Monday 23rd March for 6 weeks (no class Monday 9th due to Labour Day Holiday)

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Learn to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing people in this fun and practical community based 6-week Auslan beginner course.
Through games, activities, group and pair work you will develop the ability to sign in a range of social and workplace settings.
This introductory course is the perfect opportunity to begin your journey into learning Auslan and about the Deaf Community.
No prior experience is necessary.  This is a fun introduction to Auslan.
As part of the course you will receive a course workbook with pictures of every sign taught in the course, along with set sentences to practice signing with. You will also receive a Certificate of Attendance with the number of hours you have undertaken.
Some of the 16 categories of signs that we will teach you in level 1 include: Questions, Greetings, Deaf Related, Phrases, Instructions, Numbers, Food and Drink, Family, Emotions, Colours, Animals, Social things to do.

What you will learn:
How to commuicate with a deaf person in a social or workplace setting
An understanding of Deaf Awareness
Auslan grammar and how it differs to English written and spoken language
What you will get
A workbook containing photos of all signs taught plus sentences to practice with at home
A Certificate of Attendance stating the hours of Auslan training undertaken
Information about Deaf events and where you can meet deaf people

What to bring
Pen or pencil and a notebook

What to wear

Appropriate for
Those with an interest in Auslan. Teachers, staff, parents, and students in primary, secondary, and specialist schools. Teachers and staff childcare centres and kindergartens. University and TAFE students. Disability organisation staff.

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