Auslan: An Introduction to Australian Sign Language

A comprehensive introduction to Auslan, that will teach you how to communicate effectively using Australian Sign Language.

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Course Highlights

  • Taught by Asphyxia, this course includes 108 lessons, hours of video content, activities and vocabulary to practice
  • Topics covered include frequently used words, food, time, transport and even impolite stuff such as swear words.
  • Learn to communicate with any signing Deaf person in Australia using fingerspelling and Auslan - Australian sign language.
  • Videos demonstrate the correct way to sign in Auslan, while hand-outs list vocabulary and concepts to keep in mind while using the language.
  • This course is ideal for any student who wants to learn Auslan and communicate with signing Deaf people in Australia.

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Auslan: An Introduction to Australian Sign Language
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Course requirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course

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Artist and Auslan Teacher

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Have you always wanted to learn sign language? Think it’s a beautiful and expressive language? Wish you could communicate with Deaf people? Take this course to learn the basics. This Auslan Level 1 course will teach you essential fingerspelling, vocabulary and concepts for using Auslan. Learn about Deaf experience and issues Deaf people face.

This course is taught by Asphyxia, a Deaf artist, writer and activist. Her book series, The Grimstones, was shortlisted for the Speech Pathologist’s book of the year award, and commended by the Australian Publisher’s Association for best designed children’s series in 2013. Asphyxia sells artworks online is currently working on a novel featuring a deaf protagonist. Find out more about Asphyxia via her website, Level 1 is ideal for anyone, of any age, interested in learning sign language.

Asphyxia’s students from past versions of this course include preschoolers, children of all ages and adults, Auslan students wishing to practise and brush up their skills, and total beginners. If you would like to be able to communicate using Auslan and connect with people within the signing Deaf community, this course will equip you with essential skills and knowledge.