Louise & Kwame

Introduction to BSL Short Course

10 Sept - 10 Dec

Our next BSL Course will run September – December 2018, with 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: Monday 10th September, 6 – 8pm
Week 2: Monday 17th September, 6 – 8pm
Week 3: Monday 24th September, 6 – 8pm
Week 4: Monday 1st October, 6 – 8pm
Week 5: Monday 8th October, 6 – 8pm
Week 6: Monday 15th October, 6 – 8pm

TWO WEEK HALF TERM

Week 7: Monday 5th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 8: Monday 12th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 9: Monday 19th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 10: Monday 26th November, 6 – 8pm
Week 11: Monday 3rd December, 6 – 8pm
Week 12: Monday 10th December, 6 – 8pm

For more information or to book your place please email ku.gr1537280975o.acn1537280975o@aid1537280975yl1537280975 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
  • Talking about friends, family and pets
  • Hobbies, interests and everyday activities
  • Describe people, objects and buildings
  • Practice receptive, presentation and conversational skills

BSL Level 1 class of 2018

Above: BSL Level 1 class of 2018

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