Everyday Auslan for the School Staff e-book
is easy to follow, with illustrations showing how to sign in Auslan
using sentences, asking questions, giving directions, and so on.
This book is very useful for school staff because they will not be
wasting time learning unnecessary Auslan signs that have no relevance to
every day school conversations. All the signs and conversations in this
book are directly related to everyday conversations being used in the
Since the majority of school staff work in mainstreamed
schools, the sentence structure used in this book follows the English
sentence structure with
unnecessary words omitted (is, an, are, the, etc). Using everyday Auslan
in an English sentence structure will make it
easier for school staff to include Auslan naturally while speaking to
the whole classroom at the same time. To see examples of this, please
click on the above sample pages.
There is also an additional booklet related to this book
called Everyday Auslan - Quick Reference Booklets for Specific
School Staff which is designed for specific school staff so that
they can quickly access frequently used signs in their respective
areas (for example, Principal, School Secretary, English
teacher, Maths teacher, Art teacher, Music teacher, School counsellor, and so on). For more information about
this additional booklet, please click
Everyday Auslan for the School Staff
is an improvisation from the old "SOS I
have an Auslan Signing Kid in my Class!"
note that the Auslan
used in this book are Southern Dialect (Vic, SA, WA, and Tas).
are from Qld or NSW (which uses the Northern Dialect of Auslan), you can
ask someone who is knowledgeable in Auslan in your State (or school) to
double check the signs in the book that they
are the same that your state use.
the signs are the same all over Australia, except for a few, especially
colours, and Deaf people have no trouble understanding each other.
Once payment has been made, an
email will be sent to you in 1 to 3 business days with the e-book
a link where you can download the e-book.
Single Print: Print once for individual
or library use. If you plan to print more than once for several
staff to have their own copies, please purchase the number of books you
plan to print.
The Everyday Auslan for the School Staff e-book
(in PDF) and upcoming
videos are copyright and for school staff use only. Please do not
photocopy, reprint the e-book or videos,
or distribute the PDF to other
individuals or teachers outside your school, please direct them to this website
For Individual Auslan Teachers and/or Companies - if
you would like to use e-books and videos from Auslan Resources as part of your
Auslan teaching business, for example, teaching private Auslan classes
or community Auslan classes, please contact me for permission and
special deal discounts.