Sign Language Courses
There's never been a to learn about other new sign languages and cultures.
BENEFITS OF OUR COURSES
What will you learn?
It’s easy to feel lost in a new place and not know what’s real. But with our courses, you’ll have the tools necessary for interacting with Deaf people who live there as well as other locals so that your experience is authentic!
6 sessions through Zoom for a total of 12 hours. 2 hours session. 1x per week. 6 weeks course.
FRENCH SIGN LANGUAGE (LSF)
With Guillaume Chastel
Guillaume Chastel was born Deaf in Paris, France. He obtained bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics & Education in 1996 and his master’s degree in Deaf Education in 1997, both from Gallaudet University. He had been co-director and senior lecturer of the ASL Program at the University of Rochester, New York for 12 years. He has taught Langue des Signes Françasie (LSF) / French Sign Language for 15 years. Also, he had worked with Hands On Travel in France during Summer 2018.
September 13-October 18
LSF1 Mondays 7pm-9pm Eastern Time
September 16-October 21 (FULL)
LSF3 Thursdays 7pm-9pm Eastern Time
ITALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE (LIS)
With Betty D'Aversa
Maria Beatrice D’Aversa, born in Rome to deaf parents and with a deaf brother, grew up with Italian sign language as her primary language. Always passionate about Italian Sign Language (LIS), she is currently the president of the Gruppo SILIS cooperative, founded in 1989 with the goals of spreading the use of LIS through teaching, training interpreters, training communication assistants for deaf students in schools, and giving support to bilingual projects in schools. Betty, as she is known, still finds some time to teach a few LIS classes in addition to being president. During her free time, Betty loves to travel the world and seek out great food.
September 15-October 20
LIS1 Wednesdays 3pm-5pm Eastern Time
RID CEU SPONSOR
M & M Interpreting