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Introduction to BSL | 12 Week Course

10 September 201810 December 2018

BSL Wow!

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, lead by Louise Gibson.

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


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 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


10 September 2018
10 December 2018
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Maathai Meeting room, Upstairs at ONCA Gallery
14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

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Please contact or 01273 607101 if you have specific access needs, please note the gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. We have hearing assistive technology and our staff have Basic BSL & Deaf Awareness training. For more information about access and facilities at ONCA please click here.


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