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August 2017
$60

NZSL Level 1B with Karla Smith

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Learning Centre, Artworks,
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081 New Zealand
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A two day course, Sundays 6 August & 20 August 2017, NZ Sign Language is the language used by people within the Deaf Community. In this course you will gain a general understanding of the Deaf community and their culture, identity and sign language. NZSL is a visual-gestural language which conveys ideas by signs, facial expressions, body language and lip patterns.  It has its own grammar, rules and sentence structure which are different from English or Maori. Level 1B follows…

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$30

Writing a Personal History with Francesca Holibar

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Learning Centre, Artworks,
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081 New Zealand
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An eight week course on Wednesday mornings from 9 August - 4 October. (There will be no class on 29 September.) This 16 hour beginners course provides you with a practical guide to capturing your memories. We will start small, developing tools to isolate times, events or people you wish to write about. When you feel comfortable there will be the chance to share these stories within the group. We will explore barriers that you may experience when faced with…

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$160

Mandarin for Beginners with Lan Ouyang

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Learning Centre, Artworks,
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081 New Zealand
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A six week course, Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm, 10 August - 14 September 2017. This six week course will introduce you to the culture and context of Mandarin language while learning pronunciation, greetings, and some basic vocabulary. The structure of the language and the use and meaning of characters will be included. Take this opportunity to learn from a native speaker of Mandarin.

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$60

Creative Writing with Kathryn Ngapo

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Learning Centre, Artworks,
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081 New Zealand
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A six week course, once a week, on Fridays 25 August to 29 September 2017. This course will look at where writing ideas come from, developing plot, characters and structure for your writing as well as drafting, editing and options around publication. Your personal writing is supported with writing exercises and in the context of looking at other writers and their work.

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September 2017
$60

NZSL Level 1A with Karla Smith

September 2 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 4:30 pm
The Learning Centre, Artworks,
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081 New Zealand
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A two day course, Saturdays, 2 September & 3 September 2017. NZ Sign Language is the language used by people within the Deaf Community. In this course you will gain a general understanding of the Deaf community and their culture, identity and sign language. NZSL is a visual-gestural language which conveys ideas by signs, facial expressions, body language and lip patterns.  It has its own grammar, rules and sentence structure which are different from English or Maori.  

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