BSL level 2

Course Dates: 25/09/19 - 29/01/20
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Have you passed your BSL level 1 and are you ready for a level 2 course? Build your skills and knowledge and achieve a level 2 qualification, accredited by Signature.

Description

What is the course about?

This course is designed to enable you to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language at level 2 standard within a range of everyday topics. The course leads to the Level 2 Certificate in BSL, accredited by Signature award body. The qualification comprises three units: receptive, productive and conversational skills. You will have the opportunity to undertake the examinations for these three units within the course.

What will we cover?

You will learn receptive, productive and conversational skills at level 2 in the following topic areas:
- everyday conversation
- daily social / work / school routines
- eating and drinking
- shopping and spending
- travel and holidays
- BSL grammatical structure and features.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Demonstrate usage of BSL at level 2 by:
- showing a wide range of vocabulary
- using correct and clear hand shapes
- using suitable facial expressions with signs
- conducting a conversation with a deaf person
- showing turn-taking and asking for clarification
- telling a short story
- answering questions on a short signed story.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is at level 2.
You will need to have basic literacy skills as you will be asked to write some self-evaluations and read topics and instructions for examinations.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

- pair/group work
- demonstration
- questions and answers
- role play
- discussion
- conduct a conversation
- receptive skills from DVDs.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Examination fees are included in the course fees.
DVDs and books are available for loan from the City Lit library.
'SignworldLearn' on-line resource is included in the course fee.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

If you successfully in pass the Signature Level 2 assessments, you can progress to a level 3 certificate in BSL course.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

Reviews

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Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

To make sure they have the time to put the effort into learning outside of the classroom, attending lessons will not be enough. I tried to practice for 30 mins every day and it was still a massive challenge, but it was well worth every second
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Review by C Frater / (Posted on 22/07/2019)
Do it! It is a commitment and not the cheapest thing in the world but it’s worth every penny and becomes a highlight of your week
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 08/07/2019)
I had a great teacher and learned a lot on this course. So glad that Level 2 is offered on a Saturday!
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 06/07/2019)
To take advantage of the course and learning at CIty Lit
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Review by Gary / (Posted on 12/06/2019)
Get involved! Fantastic learning experience and brilliant teaching. Be prepared to support your learning with experiences outside the classroom but lap up as much as you can from college and ask all your questions!
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Review by Dan / (Posted on 11/06/2019)
It is very good and have different experience
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 11/06/2019)
They should go to city lit because of high standards of teaching.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 29/05/2019)
Do it!
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Review by Jack Roberts / (Posted on 13/05/2019)
Excellent class. Instructor was passionate and supportive throughout. I felt it was a really good class that helped pushed me to be a better signer.
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Review by Charles / (Posted on 04/07/2016)
A very enjoyable experience. Teaching style excellent. Very understanding of people who have difficult/sad news during course. Helpful in catching up on missed sessions. Classroom setting relaxed and conducive to learning. Reception staff most helpful and aware of students needs.
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Review by Pacman. / (Posted on 02/07/2015)
A very enjoyable experience. Teaching style excellent. Very understanding of people who have difficult/sad news during course. Helpful in catching up on missed sessions. Classroom setting relaxed and conducive to learning. Reception staff most helpful and aware of students needs.
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Review by Pacman. / (Posted on 02/07/2015)
Very good course
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Review by BSL / (Posted on 01/07/2015)
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Course Code: QB301

Please choose a course date 

Wed, day, 25 Sep - 29 Jan '20

Duration: 16 sessions (over 19 weeks)

Full fee: £799.00
Senior fee: £672.00
Concession: £596.00

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short application form. We need you to do this to check that the course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? Email us on deafedu@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2725

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.