Michaela

As a Deaf person who has used, loved, and continued to learn Auslan throughout my life, it was when I started studying the Diploma of Auslan (Deaf cohort 2018) that I was awestruck by how beautifully complex Auslan is.

Online beginners course

This is for individuals to learn the basics of Auslan; this is self-paced and can take as long or be as quick as they’d like. (Level 2 is coming soon). The online course has 2.5hrs of content. This doesn’t include the time taken to complete the accompanying activities. A certificate of participation is provided upon completion …

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Online Auslan course I

The online Auslan course will cover (not comprehensive): Deaf Awareness Parameters of Signs Auslan Alphabet Greetings Questions Manners Essential basic signs   Once you are enrolled, you are so for life. You will receive a certificate of participation at completion. There are PDFs that will accompany most of the videos. Over 2½ hours of content …

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There’s Australian Sign Language (Auslan) and there’s American Sign Language (ASL)…

Some people mistakenly assume that Australian Sign Language is ASL. Nope. Australian Sign Language is known as Auslan (a portmanteau). ASL is American Sign Language (an acronym). These two languages are completely different. I can’t stress this enough. Many countries around the world have their own sign language. In Australia, we have Auslan. Now, just …

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