Auslan (Australian Sign Language) is the language of the Australian Deaf Community. It incorporates signs, fingerspelling, facial expression and body movement to create a beautiful and unique language.
Why learn AUSLAN?
- Auslan is a recognised VCE LOTE
- Auslan enhances your vocational opportunities in a number of specific areas. (Teacher of the Deaf, Speech Therapy, Social Work, Youth Work, Interpreter etc)
- Auslan will enable you a broader client base in other chosen careers, where deaf people may choose your business because you are able to communicate with them.
- Auslan facilitates communication between the deaf and hearing communities and opens your eyes to the cultural and linguistic heritage of one of Australia’s unique cultural communities.
- Auslan gives you confidence and a way to enhance your personal skills by communicating in a distinctive way.
- If you are deaf, or have family members or friends who are deaf; Auslan is a great way to boost your VCE results!
Auslan classes are open to Year 10, 11 and 12 students from any school in Victoria. In 2018 Units 1 and 2 Auslan classes will be conducted on Monday afternoons from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Units 3 and 4 Auslan classes will be held on Monday afternoons from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, provided there are sufficient students enrol to create a viable class.
To enquire or enrol Auslan please open this attachment: Enrol Auslan