Course Overview
This course will focus on developing visual communication strategies to effectively learn basic communication skills in Auslan, whilst developing basic understanding of language as a structure and enhancing intercultural understanding, particularly basic code of cultural behaviour.

Goal:
To enable learners to participate in an exchange related to weather and weather-related clothing in a setting (e.g., at a school, a home etc,).

Resources:
Student videotexts and a workbook will be provided to students through access to Dropbox. If you prefer USB Flash Drive, please ask your teacher.

Topics:

• Weather
• Weather-related clothing

Skills and Strategies:

• development of facial expression skills and hand co-ordination skills
• continuation of fingerspelling alphabet
• continuous development of productive and receptive skills

Elements of Language:

Grammar and Gesture
• 
Wh and Y/N question forms (conventional sign order and grammatical non-manual markers)
• manner
• numeral incorporation
• intensification
• discourse marker (e.g., G(5):WELL)
• pointing signs (personal pronoun and possessives)

Vocabulary and Sign structure
• weather
• weather warnings
• season
• time signs
• clothes

 

No. Centre  Day  Time
 1  Dulwich Hall, 1a Stuart Road, Dulwich

 

  1. Tuesdays from 12th March to 9th April
  2. Tuesdays from 23rd April to 21st May
  3. Tuesdays from 4th June to 2nd July
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 2  Brighton Primary School,  Highet Ave, Brighton

 

  1. Wednesdays from 30th January to 27th February
  2. Wednesdays from 13th March to 10th April
  3. Wednesdays from 24th April to 22nd May
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 3  Klemzig Primary School, 2 Hay St, Klemzig

 

  1. Thursdays from 23rd March to 20th April
  2. Thursdays from 2nd May to 30th May
  3. Thursdays from 6th June to 4th July
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Length of course: 5 weeks x 2 hours
Course fee: $156
Fee concession: $136
Certificate will be provided at the end of the course

Enrolment Form and Payment