English for Deaf people

Do you want to improve your English? We offer a range of courses, taught in British Sign Language (BSL), for adults living in the UK who want to improve their skills in reading, writing, spelling, grammar and communication.

In order to join our deaf English courses, you need to have an interview and initial assessment first.

Discover how English courses in the Centre for Deaf education helped Samba Coker express his identity.

  1. English 1:1 tuition for Deaf people

    Course Date: Wed 19 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Unlike learning in the class with other students, the tuition is delivered one-to-one at a time suitable for you (please note that there are specific times when the tuitions are not available e.g. half terms etc.). The tuition is delivered at any level and is designed to help you to improve your English skills. There are no exams at the end of tuition. Please contact us for more information.

    This course is FREE if you are employed and earn less than £19,890. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. Everyday English for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will enable you to acquire essential study skills such as learning strategies, organisation and communication skills needed to be successful on any English course (at entry level). This course has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  3. English level 1 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a short but very intensive course which is mainly focused on preparing for English level 1 exams. There will be lots of mock exams and continuous feedback on reading, writing and communication (in BSL). It involves lots of homework, revision and regular feedback, and therefore requires requires a serious commitment to studying outside of the classroom hours.

    To join this course you will need to have completed the following 3 courses first: 'English Grammar for deaf people', 'Reading and writing for deaf people', 'English level 1 prep for deaf people'.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  4. Basic English and maths skills for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is suitable if you have arrived in the UK from abroad and need to acquire basic English skills, or if you missed out on education at school due to communication barriers.You will develop basic skills in reading notices around you, learn new vocabulary and practise writing basic information about yourself. You will also work with basic numbers and measurements and use your skills in your everyday life. This course has no exam. This is the second part of a year-long course.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  5. Reading and writing for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is suitable if you have completed 'English grammar for deaf people' and/or achieved English entry 3, but are not quite ready for the next level. The tutor will focus on your individual reading and writing skills and prepare you for the next level. This course is the second part of a year-long course and has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  6. English entry 2 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will help you to get confident in reading, writing and communication. You will learn to read pieces of texts, write sentences, spell correctly and use punctuation. This course is the second part of a year-long course. Your course tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on your mock exams results).
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  7. English entry 1 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will help you learn basic English vocabulary, grammar, spelling, reading and writing. This course is suitable for those who have completed Basic English and Maths skills course for deaf people; have arrived in UK from abroad and need to acquire basic English skills; missed out on education at school due to communication barriers. This is the second part of a year-long course. Your course tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on your mock exams results).
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  8. English grammar and pronunciation for Deaf people

    Course Date: Wed 27 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This bespoke course is suitable for deaf people who use their speech in their everyday life and/or have cochlear implants - this course will help students to improve their pronunciation while brushing up their English grammar.This course has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  9. English grammar for Deaf people

    Course Date: Wed 27 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is suitable for those who have achieved English Entry 2 but not quite ready for the next level. The tutor will focus on your individual grammatical skills and prepare you for the next level. This course is the second part of a year-long course and has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  10. English level 1 prep for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will mainly focus on the reading, writing and communication (in BSL) skills necessary to successfully achieve English Level 1 exams. This course will involve lots of homework and revision, therefore requires a serious commitment to studying outside of the classroom hours. To join this course you will need to have completed the following courses first: 'English Grammar for deaf people' and 'Reading and writing for deaf people'.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

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