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The Equity & Disability Service offers introductory New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) courses, which will be held in the Puaka-James Hight building each Thursday in term 2, (April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28) from 12 to 12.50pm.

Participants are taught:
• The finger-spelling alphabet
• Basic phrases
• Some university-specific vocabulary
• Basic grammar
• Deaf culture

No previous NZSL experience is required.

The course is open to both students and staff and the cost is $50. Please email hayley.cranstoun@canterbury.ac.nz to register.
Attendees have the option of further developing their NZSL through community-based courses.

For more information, please visit the website> www.canterbury.ac.nz/equity-disability/sign-language/