Louise & Kwame

Introduction to BSL Short Course

11 Sept - 11 Dec

Our next BSL Course will run September – December 2018, with Kwame Afrik & Louise Gibson. This will be a 12 week short course offering an introduction to BSL (British Sign Language), providing you with Deaf Awareness training and the confidence to begin communicating using BSL.

The course fee is £150 and the dates are as follows:

Week 1: Tuesday 11th September, 6 – 8pm
Week 2: Tuesday 18th September, 6 – 8pm
Week 3: Tuesday 25th September, 6 – 8pm
Week 4: Tuesday 2nd October, 6 – 8pm
Week 5: Tuesday 9th October, 6 – 8pm
Week 6: Tuesday 16th October, 6 – 8pm


Week 7: Tuesday 6th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 8: Tuesday 13th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 9: Tuesday 20th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 10: Tuesday 27th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 11: Tuesday 4th December, 6 – 8pm
Week 12: Tuesday 11th December, 6 – 8pm

For more information or to book your place please email ku.gr1531807866o.acn1531807866o@aid1531807866yl1531807866 or call 01273 607101.

**Please note this course takes place in our upstairs meeting room which is accessed through a two flights of stairs totalling 25 steps – if you would like to discuss access needs please call or email using the details above**

This fun and friendly course will equip you to communicate with Deaf people, using basic sign language skills in a variety of situations. It could help you talk to a deafened family member, a Deaf friend, a Deaf colleague or meeting Deaf people in a social environment.

The topics and overall skills you will be learning on this course include:

  • Fingerspelling the alphabet, your name and where you are from
  • Numbers, calendar, dates, times and colours
  • Explain directions, different modes of transport and how you arrived
  • Talk about friends, family and pets
  • Hobbies, interests and everyday activities
  • Describe people, objects and buildings
  • Compound signs and Directional verbs
  • Practice receptive, presentation and conversational skills

BSL Level 1 class of 2018

Above: BSL Level 1 class of 2018

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