Booking an Irish Sign Language Classes

If you want to learn or improve your Irish Sign language, you’ve come to the right place! We provide fun and easy ways to learn ISL.

Welcome to The ISL Academy Ireland!

The ISL Academy is committed to providing excellence to students since 2005. We provide our students with a learning environment that is motivational and interactive allowing them to learn ISL in a friendly atmosphere. We provide affordable classes nationwide with a combination of classroom sessions and technology to teach ISL.

Our Teachers

All our classes are provided by qualified Irish Sign Language teachers from the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College.

The ISL Academy endeavours to pass on our rich culture and language heritage to students from our enthusiastic teachers. They have many years of experience teaching ISL encouraging student – centred learning and as a results, students have benefited from our excellent teachers with a curriculum that is designed to follow the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and QQI framework.

Courses

We offer high standards of teaching and classes at all levels which are recognised by QQI (a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland). All our courses are fully learners protected. We teach ISL for every age group at every level with many different topics and materials in classes. Our classes take places at Deaf Village Ireland and in primary and secondary schools, universities, public departments and private business in Ireland.

Course Category:

QQI Award Level 3 Irish Sign Language 1 is a beginner’s or breakthrough course where students will learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases of ISL such as daily greetings, social courtesies, food and drink, social and simple work-related signs as well as learning your own personal sign immersing you in many aspects of our language and culture.

CEFR: Basic User: Level A1 (breakthrough) – A2 (waystage)

Duration: 15 weeks and 1.5 hours a class per week.

Fee: ONLY €200.00 (excluding examination fee)

QQI Award Level 4 Irish Sign Language 2 is a pre-intermediate course where students understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of everyday life such as very basic personal and family information, shopping, geography, employment and communicating in simple and routine task to produce simple and direct conversation with ISL users with a degree of fluency immersing you further about our language and culture. This course suits those who have successfully completed our Level 3 course or good level of ISL skills that will progress you to QQI Award Level 5

CEFR: Independent User

Level A2 (waystage) – B1 (vantage)

Duration: 20 weeks and 1.5 hours a class per week.

Fee: ONLY €270.00 (excluding examination fee)

 Coming Soon

QQI Award Level 5 Irish Sign Language 3 is an Intermediate course coming soon

How to Book Your Place!

  1. See on our Website & Facebook page with the list of classes that are closest to your home or workplace.
  2. Contact us by the following:

Email: islclasses@irishdeafsociety.ie

Text/Facetime: 086 380 7033 / Telephone: +353 (01) 860 1878

You’ll then receive an online registration form and payment guide. Once form and payment done, you’ll receive a confirmation email and you’re enrolled. It is easy as that!

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