About the course
The British Sign Language Course introduces students to BSL and helps them to become fluent enough to use it in basic, everyday conversation. By the end of the course, you will have a good, basic understanding of BSL and be in a great place to pursue British Sign Language further and develop further proficiency in it.
As well as understanding the practical aspects of vocabulary and grammar, this course also gives students a more thorough knowledge with additional topics covered, such as the origins of British Sign Language, how it is used (not solely as a form of communication the hearing and speech impaired), and the grammatical structure of the British Sign Language, called the Topic Comment Structure and how it differs from its spoken counterpart.
Students will learn visual demonstrations of the signs discussed, the course is accompanied by video tutorials, which you will gain access to upon enrolling on the course. The following topics are taught in the videos:
- Letters and Numbers
- Personality and Feelings
- Basics, objects and places
- Food and Drink
- Date, Time and Weather