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.

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,).

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


• 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  CFMEU Level 1 32 South Terrace, Adelaide
  1. Tuesdays from 5th June to 3rd July
  2. Tuesdays from 24th July to 21st August
  3. Tuesdays from 4th September to 25th September (6:00pm to 8:30pm)
  4. Tuesdays from 16th October to 13th November
  5. Tuesdays from 20th November to 18th December
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 2  Brighton Primary School,  Highet Ave, Brighton
  1. Wednesdays from 6th June to 4th July
  2. Wednesdays from 25th July to 22nd August
  3. Wednesdays from 5th September to 26th September  (6:00pm to 8:30pm)
  4. Wednesdays from 17th October to 14th November
  5. Wednesdays from 21st November to 19th December
6:00pm to 8:00pm
 3  Klemzig Primary School, 2 Hay St, Klemzig
  1. Thursdays from 7th June to 5th July
  2. Thursdays from 26th July to 23rd August
  3. Thursdays from 6th September to 27th September
  4. Thursdays from 18th October to 15th November
  5. Thursdays from 22nd November to 20th December
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