Introduction to BSL

Course Dates: 17/01/25 - 14/03/25
Time: 13:30 - 16:00
Location: Keeley Street
Interested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
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Introduction to BSL
  • Course Code: QB108
  • Dates: 17/01/25 - 14/03/25
  • Time: 13:30 - 16:00
  • Taught: Fri, Daytime
  • Duration: 8 sessions (over 9 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Antony Rabin

Course Code: QB108

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Fri, day, 17 Jan - 14 Mar '25

Duration: 8 sessions (over 9 weeks)

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What is the course about?

In this course, you will learn to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) at beginner level on a range of topics using simple, everyday language.

What will we cover?

You will learn BSL communication skills at beginner level relating to the following topic areas:
- Meeting people
- Fingerspelling
- Using Numbers
- Weather
- Transport
- Work
- Colour and Clothes.

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

- understand and use a basic range of simple words in BSL
- take part in simple conversations in BSL
- give and understand simple descriptions in BSL.

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

You will not need an interview for Introduction to BSL – you can enrol directly.
You will need to have basic literacy skills as you will be asked to write your individual learner record. .

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

The teaching delivery methods will include:
• Interactive teaching
• Pair work - breakout sessions
• Questions and answers
• Feedback
• Google classroom for resources

You will be expected to practice your BSL skills at home as homework.

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

There will be no additional costs for this course.

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

After completing this course, you can enrol on a Level 1 in BSL course.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.