Online Russian Sign Language Lessons

Date

From 09 April 2020 to 30 April 2020

Schedule

18:30–19:30
Online Russian Sign Language LessonsOnline Russian Sign Language Lessons

DESCRIPTION

As the self-isolation period continues, Garage’s Inclusive Programs department invites you to learn some elementary Russian Sign Language lexicon.

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art is launching a short introductory course on Russian Sign Language for the general public. Over four lessons, Garage’s Inclusive Programs manager Lyuda Luchkova will explain some key things about communication with deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will help viewers to learn the basics of sign fingerspelling and to articulate a number of phrases using sign language.

Class duration: 60 minutes.

Group size: 15 people.

how to take part

Participation is free with advance registration.

Conferences will be held in Russian.

Link to the Zoom conference will be sent via the email provided upon registration.

Coordinator will make a phone call using the number provided upon registration to confirm participation.

Schedule

Lesson 1

  1. General information on deaf and hard of hearing people: sociocultural issues, etiquette, rules of communication, and sign language.
  2. Introduction to sign fingerspelling.

REGISTRATION

Date
Thursday, April 9
Time
18:30–19:30

Lesson 2

  1. Sign fingerspelling: repeating the learned material, learning how to sign fingerspell and articulate words using sign fingerspelling.
  2. Commonly used words and phrases in Russian Sign Language: greeting and introducing someone, informal phrases used for communication with others.

REGISTRATION 

Date
Thursday, April 16
Time
18:30–19:30

Lesson 3

  1. Commonly used words and phrases in Russian Sign Language: repeating the learned material.
  2. Words and phrases in RSL related to arts and museums.

REGISTRATION

Date
Thursday, April 23
Time
18:30–19:30

Lesson 4

  1. Words and phrases in RSL related to arts and museums: repeating the learned material.
  2. The course summary, online test, Q&A session.

REGISTRATION

Date
Thursday, April 30
Time
18:30–19:30