Introduction to New Zealand Sign Language and Deaf Culture

  • 22 July
    2 hours, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • 07 August
    2 hours, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • 08 August
    2 hours, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • 29 August
    2 hours, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Description

Join us for a dynamic and engaging 2-hour workshop focused on New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and Deaf Awareness/Culture.
 
Throughout the session, we will explore various aspects, including exchanging greetings and introductions in NZSL, understanding the significance of facial expressions in communication, the importance of maintaining eye contact before signing, learning basic numbers, mastering fingerspelling for names and phrases, and effectively getting a Deaf person's attention.
 
Additionally, we will delve into the distinction between being deaf and being Deaf, uncover the rich history and fascinating facts about NZSL, and much more.
 
Whether you're new to sign language or seeking to deepen your understanding of Deaf culture, this workshop promises to be insightful and enlightening.