Introduction to British Sign Language

To enable learners to use British Sign Language (BSL) to sign simple statements, expressions and questions in common situations.

This course will be held  at the Beverley campus for 3 Monday's, 9, 16 and 23 May 2022, 6pm  to 8pm. Course Code PF3491

To enrol for this course please telephone 0345 120 0044 or call in to the reception.

What will I study?

A relaxed, informal course for beginners.  The course will cover the basics of British Sign Language within the context of various topic areas.  These could include general information, travel, accommodation, food and drink, shopping, services and emergencies.  The course will introduce the relevant signs that cover basic words and phrases you may find useful when conversing with someone with a hearing impairment.

How will I be assessed?

This is a non-accredited course with no exam at the end, but the tutor will monitor progress and give feedback.

How will the course be delivered?

A relaxed, informal course for beginners which will provide the basic language skills required to communicate with persons with hearing impairments who use BSL as a means of communication.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is required.

What next?

Other language courses.  Progression routes may be discussed with your course tutor.  For further advice and guidance please contact the College Guidance Officers.

Additional information

The tutor will want to find out as much as possible about why you want to learn and what you already know in order to plan a suitable programme.  The content of the course will be discussed and you will be given further details about course materials and other learning resources.  Any relevant paperwork will be discussed and completed at this session.  Please bring a notebook and pen.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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