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 conversation with Deaf people. This course also introduces students to Deaf culture.

Date, Time, and Place

Beginning on Monday 12 OR Wednesday 14 September in Room 112, Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, First Floor, 7-9 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2.


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

Course Fees

€400 payable in advance. This fee is non-refundable once the course has commenced.


Further information available from, E:, T: 01 896 1560. Applications should be made before 6th September 2021. Please note: You must be 18 years of age or older to enrol in the CLCS evening language courses.