Level 1A – Online

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Unit 1: Meeting and Greeting

  • exchange greetings and make introductions

  • understand simple class instructions

  • learn about the use of facial expressions in NZSL

  • understand about Deaf culture

  • learn to get, and give, eye gaze before signing

  • learn numbers 1-10

  • learn the fingerspelling alphabet, spell their own name, and ask for repetition

Unit 2: Our Class

  • name language(s) they are learning

  • give and follow simple instructions and action commands

  • ask for clarification, correction and confirmation

  • ask and tell where something is in the class

  • use appropriate phrases for arriving late to class

  • use numbers for counting (0-20) and simple time phrases in relation to class activities 

Unit 3: Needs and Wants

  • name common food and drink items

  • make and respond to requests and offers for basic wants and needs

  • express likes and dislikes

  • understand basic signs about emergency exit procedures


*Homework and access to NZSL resources / e-certificates included