The Cypriot Sign Language Courses aim at transmitting, through educational methods, the CSL, the contact with it and its dissemination as a mean of communication for the Deaf Community in Cyprus. Specifically, students will be asked to produce and understand the basic vocabulary as well as the basic forms of the CSL (CSL has its own syntactic and grammatical structure), through which they will be informed and introduced to the Culture of Deaf People in Cyprus.
Having gained the basic knowledge in LAN010, students will be able to describe their family and friendly environment, signing about daily life, activities and hobbies, as well as signing about their studies, courses, weekly schedule etc. They will also be able to understand sentences and expressions that are directly relevant to themselves (e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). In addition, they will be able to exchange information on familiar issues, but also to describe in a simple way aspect of their life, immediate environment and issues of urgent need (e.g. prevention, safety, medical care etc.).