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Irish Sign Language Courses

These are evening classes offered by the Centre for Deaf Studies. Please note that they DO NOT lead to a professional qualification and do not attract any certification mapped to the National Framework of Qualifications.

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How to apply

Application forms are available to download:

Or, by request via email: cdsinfo@tcd.ie or by calling (01) 896 1560.
Forms to be returned before 7th September 2012
(or before 11th January 2013 in the case of "An Introduction to Irish Sign Language")

 

Irish Sign Language (ISL) for Beginners

This course introduces learners to ISL and delivers a curriculum that is aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The aim is to bring students to level A2 receptive skills and A1 productive skills which allows for engagement in basic conservation with Deaf people. This course also introduces students to Deaf culture

Fee

€400 payable in advance. For security reasons payment should be by cheque/draft/postal money order only, made payable to Trinity College no.1 account.

Date, time and place

Participants will be divided into two groups; one group take classes on Mondays, 7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m., beginning on 24th September 2012 and the second group meets on Wednesdays, 7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m., beginning on 26th September 2012 in rooms 111 (Mondays) and room 112 (Wednesdays), Centre for Deaf Studies, First Floor, 7 – 9 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2

Duration

The course lasts for twenty-four weeks, divided into two twelve-week semesters.

 

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An Introduction to Irish Sign Language (ISL) (Ten-week course)

This course introduces the learners to ISL and delivers teaching to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The aim is to bring students to level A1 receptive skills and A1 productive skills to engage a basic conversation with Deaf people. This course also introduces some selected parts of Deaf Culture.

Fee

€180 payable in advance. For security reasons payment should be by cheque/draft/postal money order only, made payable to Trinity College no. 1 account.

Date, time and place

Tuesdays, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m., beginning on 15th January 2013 in room 111, Centre for Deaf Studies, First Floor, 7 – 9 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2.

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Last updated 7 September 2012 by slscs@tcd.ie.