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COST: WEEKDAY S$120.00 per pax / WEEKEND S$150.00 per pax
PRIVATE TRACK MODE: S$50.00 (for 1 hour per pax)

Basic Communication Level 1 Course


The BASIC COMMUNICATION LEVEL 1 COURSE introduces the basics of Sign Language (SL) and is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of SL. It introduces basic SL linguistics skills. It also expands the emphasis on using fingerspelt and abbreviated words, as well as lexicalized signs. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture is included.

Learning Outcome

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:​

  1. Demonstrate the ability to fingerspell/spell names and words.

  2. Demonstrate the ability to sign vocabulary in relation to the Basic Communication Level 1.

  3. Demonstrate the ability to sign sentences in relation to basic linguistics: pronominalisation, negatives, sentence types - SVO, OSV & WH-questions, time (tense indicators), and distributional aspect - directionality.

There are graded quizzes and exams in this level. Certificates of completion are provided on the last lesson.


8 lessons & 1 exams
18-20 hours in total


Blended learning concept is adopted in this level:

  1. Edmodo

  2. ZOOM

  3. Blk 261, Waterloo Street, Singapore 180261
    The unit number will be provided by email.

Pre-requisite: Had completed our Deaf Introductory Workshop & Visual-Gestural Communication Workshop.
Minimum number of students for commencement: 5

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