Pre-level 2 in BSL: refresher

Course Dates: 05/10/20 - 16/11/20
Time: 10:30 - 15:30
Location: Online

If you have passed level 1 in BSL but are not quite ready to do level 2, this course is for you. Practise storytelling, having conversations and presenting information to others in an unhurried and friendly class. This is not an exam class, but you will receive an attendance certificate.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

This is a course for students who passed level 1 in BSL but who are not quite ready to do level 2 in BSL. This course is not accredited, However, you will get an attendance certificate at the end of the course.

This is a live online face-to-face course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

You will practice productive, receptive and conversation skills in BSL at pre-level 2 standard, use a wide range of vocabulary related to everyday life. Topics will include:
- Everyday conversation
- Hobbies and interests
- Daily activities/routine
- Eating and drinking
- Attitudes and opinions
- Shopping and spending.

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

Demonstrate signing skills in BSL structure at pre-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.

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

You will need to have basic Literacy as you will be asked to write some self-evaluations and read topics and instruction.

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

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

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

DVDs and books are in the library at City Lit.

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

If you are successful this course, you can progress to a Level 2 in BSL course.

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This is a perfect course in between level 1-2 BSL
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Course Code: QB420

Mon, day, 05 Oct - 16 Nov '20

Duration: 6 sessions (over 7 weeks)

Full fee: £299.00
Senior fee: £239.00
Concession: £203.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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

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