The "Finger spelling" course will take place at the welfare center in North Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture on every Tuesday from May 11 to June 29.
The city social welfare council will sponsor it as a part of the sign language introductory course, calling the residents for participation, "Why not learn as a start of the volunteer activity?".
The course aims to promote the concern for sign language among the residents and their involvement in volunteer work, etc.
A member of the North Hiroshima Association of the Deaf will be an instructor. He will teach not only the finger spelling, but also a basic conversation including daily greetings.