FSC2028 An Introduction to Irish Sign Language and Deaf Awareness

69.00

On completion of this course you will have an understanding of Irish Sign Language and be able to communicate in ISL in personal, social and work-related contexts. You will know how to use ISL in school to assist pupils with hearing loss and communication difficulties.

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This course engages a whole school approach to Irish Sign Language where the strengths of all pupils, Hearing and Deaf are enhanced and their needs addressed. The course explores innovative ways of including ISL in school life, in language, song, rhyme and active lessons. The meta linguistic development of all pupils is considered with the benefit of this visual language ISL for all pupils explored.

 

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to engage a whole school approach to Irish Sign Language where the strengths of all pupils, Hearing and Deaf are enhanced and their needs addressed
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 21st.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days or enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail courses@fluirse.com

 

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1 – 

  • Background information on Irish Sign Language and the importance of ISL.
  • ISL alphabet and symbol
  • Fingerspell names and ages, short words
  • Learn the rhyme the Butterfly Song
  • Teaching alphabet rhymes
  • Beginning of personal information

 

Module 2 

  • Routine vocabulary and signing videos on: Greetings, Personal details, Relationships and family Social outings
  • Emotions
  • Colours
  • Teaching of the rhyme ‘If you are happy—–‘ with sign
  • PowerPoint presentations on Deaf Awareness and deaf Peer Awareness
  • Persosnal Information Development

 

Module 3

  • Routine vocabulary and videos on: Questions and requests. School. Occupations
  • Learning rules of a game of realt an ranga with sign language
  • Text on Deaf Friendly Schools
  • Text on Deaf Friendly Classrooms
  • Learning rhyme with sign ‘This is the way’
  • Personal Information Development

 

Module 4

  • Vocacbulary and sign for hobbies and pastimes- football, music, books
  • Vocabulary on food and drink – breakfast, lunch,dinner items. Restaurants – Chinese, Italian
  • Link to Deaf Advocates on video Eg. Keith Nolan, Christine Sun Kim
  • Links to videos on school Inclusion Eg. Dan Habib
  • Personal Information Development

 

Module 5 

  • The SSE process will be examined in detail
  • Relevant areas of the Looking at Our Schools document will be discussed and explored

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at courses@fluirse.com