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 example pages.
The purchase of the e-book now comes with online Auslan video
access for one full year.
Print once for individual
or library use.
For whole school access, there is an additional e-book 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 e-book and Auslan videos, please click
note that Auslan
signs 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.
Northern Dialect (Qld and NSW) may be added soon.