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CLCS offers evening courses in the following languages:

TCD Evening Course Booklet 2016-2017: Chinese page 24-25, ISL page 26, Japanese page 26-27, Korean page 27-28, Turkish page 40 for details.

How to Apply

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. More Info
Monday 7.30pm - 9p.m.
starting 26 Sept. 2016
OR

Wednesday 7.30pm - 9p.m. starting 28 Sept. 2016
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. More Info
Tuesday 7p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
starting 17 January 2017

Chinese

   
Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture
This course teaches a basic ‘survival’ repertoire of spoken Chinese and introduces some central aspects of Chinese culture, including the writing system. As much use as possible is made of authentic materials. Monday 6.30 - 8.30p.m.
starting 26 Sept. 2016
OR

Thursday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 29 Sept. 2016
Post-beginners' Chinese
Continuing from the introduction to Chinese language and culture, this course is designed to extend learners' 'survival' repertoire of spoken Chinese and their knowledge of the Chinese writing system (there is regular practice in character composition and recognition). Aspects of the cultural background are also dealt with. Tuesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m.
starting 27 Sept. 2016

Japanese

   
Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture
This course teaches a basic 'survival' repertoire of spoken Japanese and introduces some central aspects of Japanese culture, including the writing system. As much use as possible is made of authentic materials. Thursday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 29 Sept. 2016.
Post-beginners Japanese
Continuing from the introduction to Japanese language and culture, this course is designed to extend learners' 'survival' repertoire of spoken Japanese and their knowledge of the Japanese writing system (there is regular practice in character composition and recognition). Aspects of the cultural background are also dealt with. Tuesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 27 Sept. 2016.
Intermediate Japanese
This course is offered to learners who have successfully completed post-beginners Japanese. It will take place only if there are sufficient enrolments to make it viable. Wednesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 28 Sept. 2016.

Turkish

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Introduction to Turkish Language and Culture
This course teaches basic spoken Turkish for everyday communication and introduces some central aspects of Turkish culture. As much use as possible is made of authentic materials. Tuesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 27 Sept. 2016.
Post-beginners’ Turkish
Continuing from the introduction to Turkish language and culture, this course is designed to extend learners’ communicative capacity in spoken Turkish and their familiarity with Turkish culture.
Wednesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 28 Sept. 2016.
Intermediate Turkish
This course is offered to learners who have successfully completed Post-beginners’ Turkish. It will take place only if there are sufficient enrolments to make it viable.
Thursday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 29 Sept. 2016.

Korean

   
Introduction to Korean Language and Culture

Learn a basic survival repertoire of spoken Korean and some central aspects of Korean culture, including the unique and easy to learn writing system (Hangul). As much use as possible is made of authentic Korean materials.

Wednesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 27 Sept. 2016.
Post-beginners' Korean Language and Culture

Continuing from the introduction to Korean language and culture, this course is designed to extend learners' basic repertoire of spoken Korean and their familiarity with the Korean writing system. Aspects of  Korean culture are also explored.

Tuesday 6.30 - 8.30p.m. starting 28 Sept. 2016.

How to Apply

For further information and enrolment, contact:

The Secretary
Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS)
Room 4091, Arts Building
Trinity College
Dublin 2

Phone: 896 1560

Email: clcsinfo@tcd.ie

The duration of all the above courses is twenty-four weeks, divided into two terms (twelve + twelve), except ISL Introduction which runs for 10 weeks.

Irish Sign Language (ISL) classes are held in the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College, First Floor, 7 – 9 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2.
All other classes are held in CLCS (follow signs for the Language Centre), Level 4, Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2.

The fee for all classes is €395 - except ISL Introduction which is €180 and ISL Beginners which is €400. Fees are payable in advance. There is a reduced fee for unemployed persons and those in receipt of social welfare pension.

Please note: You must be 18 years of age or older to enrol in the CLCS Extra-mural Evening Language Courses.

Please apply before 12 September 2016.

(or before 9th January 2017 in the case of "An Introduction to Irish Sign Language")

APPLICATION FORM: DOC PDF

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Irish Sign Language Courses

The following are the Evening Courses offered by the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin. Please note that they DO NOT lead to a professional qualification and do not attract any certification mapped to the National Framework of Qualifications.

Application acceptance will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please note that all classes will only go ahead if there are 10 or more people.

 

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.

Time and place

Participants will be divided into two groups; one group will take classes on Mondays, 7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. in room 111, and the second group take classes on Wednesdays, 7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. in room 112, 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.

Time and place

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

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