Deaf history: one-day course

Course Dates: 15/01/22
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Online
A brief introduction to the history of Deaf people in Britain and the development of British Sign Language. You can further explore this fascinating one day course by joining our deaf history part one course. This course is taught in BSL.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00

Course Code: QH002

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Sat, day, 15 Jan - 15 Jan '22

Duration: 1 session

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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What is the course about?

You will find out about the general history of deaf people in Britain.

This is a live course. You need an internet connection. The classes work best with the Chrome browser.
A computer with a camera is best – e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook. BSL classes do not need a microphone as it is visual.
iPad/smartphone/iPhone are not suitable – they are too small.
We will contact you with joining instruction and netiquette for BSL class.

What will we cover?

- the history of BSL and the manual alphabet in Britain
- the history of deaf education in Britain.

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

- describe the evolution of the manual alphabet
- describe the evolution of BSL.

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

BSL users with Level 2 and above are welcome - the course will be taught in BSL.

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

Classes will be taught using Zoom. Teaching delivery methods will include:
- demonstration
- discussion
- pair / group work
- question and answer.

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

You are advised to bring a folder, paper and pens for taking notes.

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

Our courses Deaf history 1 and 2 cover this subject in more detail. We also have a range of post-level 2 BSL courses, up to level 6.

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.