Course Description

Course Description
This is an introduction to British Sign Language and a great opportunity to learn some of the basics. You will actively participate in signed conversations with tutor and peers within an enthusiastic, fun and engaging setting.
You will be surprised that the classroom environment is fun, engaging and not taught as a traditional course, but with lots of fun, laughter and motivation developed from tutor and peers to support fun filled learning!
Prosp Description
How to introduce yourself and greet others, use British Sign Language to finger spell and improve your deaf awareness and communication skills.
You will learn how to:
• Express numbers using BSL
• Use a range of vocabulary to describe people, animals and objects
• Use BSL sentence structure appropriately
• Improve your finger spelling to support communication
Prosp Learn
• A small amount of signing skills or experience is advantageous. Learners should have a basic awareness of the BSL alphabet. However, all learners will be taught the skills required and supported throughout their learning.
• Learners are fully supported to achieve their goals and we strive to be an inclusive provider
• Learners need to be aware that there will be some homework set and individual research to undertake as part of their personal development

Prosp Anything Else
This course is free if you meet the funding criteria. i.e. are unemployed and on a recognised benefit. Prosp Additional Costs
This is an introduction course and learners are positively encouraged to progress onto the Using British Sign Language to hold simple conversations. Learners will be given the opportunity to meet with a Programme Information Co-ordinator to discuss this further.

If you wish to explore your learning, work or career options, you can speak to a fully trained careers advisor on 0800 100 900. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

If you need further advice please telephone 01634 338400.

Prosp After
In order to get the most out of your course you will need to attend as many sessions as possible. We recommend at least 90%. If you do have a holiday booked during term time please let the tutor know in advance so that we can help you catch up on missed sessions and ensure that you still achieve the course outcomes. If you are unavoidably ill or unable to attend please contact 01634 338400 so that we can let your tutor know, and so they can send you any work you may have missed Prosp Attendance
2.00 hrs per session
11 session(s)