Introduction to British Sign Language-Online

Ref: C3747670

A relaxed and friendly class designed to teach some basic British Sign Language (BSL) communication . Topics covered: deaf awareness, greetings, the alphabet, numbers, days of the week, months, colours, seasons, weather, food and drink, clothes, animals, family relationships, emotions and some basic communication asking and answering questions.

Course aim

This course is an introduction to British Sign Language and will provide some basic signs, deaf awareness and confidence to communicate with Deaf and hard of hearing people.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Greet and introduce yourself
  • sign and answer 5 or more questions
  • sign 5 or more family relationships
  • sign 10 or more types of food and drink

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

No previous knowledge or skill is required. You do not need to bring anything to the sessions but you will need to practise your signs and other tasks as homework.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Introduction to British Sign Language-Online

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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