Introduction to Sign Language Linguistics

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Linguistics
Department Name: General Linguistics


To provide students with basic knowledge and understanding of
(i) the nature, functions and structure of sign languages,
(ii) the principles of sign language use,
(iii) diversity and variation in sign languages,
(iv) sign language in multilingual and educational settings, and
(v) the acquisition of sign language by deaf children.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 4 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: A Joseph
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Latest Year Offered: 2016