British Sign Language

Year: 2021
Exam Board: N/A
Entry Requirements
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2020. There are no formal entry requirements.

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

British Sign Language Beginners

This course is suitable for those who have no or very little previous experience of British Sign Language. We strongly recommended that you attend the British Sign Language Taster session before attending this course – however it is not compulsory.  During the taster session your will learn the British Sign Language Alphabet.
The course will cover the use of sign language in the following:

  • personal Information
  • time
  • money
  • food and drink
  • weather
  • clothes
  • any specific topic requests

Suitable For 
This course is designed for adults who have completed the Deaf Awareness and Alphabet course or those who have knowledge of the alphabet.
Delivery Method 
A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed including pair work, group work, games and songs.
Assessment 
The course is continuously assessed using a variety of assessments – question and answer, and observation.
Further Study 
Guidance is given throughout the course regarding opportunities and careers. Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress on to the Improvers British Sign Language course.
Additional Information 
You will need to bring a notebook, a pen and an A4 folder with you.
Taster SessionWednesday 9th September 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Start dateDayTimeDurationLocationCost
16.09.20Wednesday6pm – 8pm10 weeksTBC£85

British Sign Language Improvers

This follows the Beginners British Sign Language to use the knowledge gained to build
conversational skills. The core vocabulary will be used in common everyday situations using role play, pair work, group work, class work, games and songs. We will explore more unique aspects of sign language and utilise these together with the vocabulary to improve communication efficiency.
Suitable For
This course is for adults who have completed the Beginners British Sign Language course.
Delivery method
A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed including pair work, group work, games and songs.
Assessment
The course is continuously assessed using a variety of assessments – question and answer, and observation.
Further Study
Guidance is given throughout the course regarding opportunities and careers. Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress on to the Level 1 British Sign Language course.
Additional Information
You will need to bring a notebook, a pen and an A4 folder with you.

Start dateDayTimeDurationLocationCost
14.09.20Monday6.30pm – 8pm10 weeksTBC£65

Find out more - British Sign Language

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