Introduction to British Sign Language

Level 1 Diploma
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Trafford College


Stretford Campus

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Adult Community

Course Overview

This short course is designed for those with little or no previous experience of using British Sign Language. Sessions are delivered at a comfortable pace within a supportive environment.

You will learn the art of finger spelling to sign numbers and letters and then quickly progress onto using hand shapes to introduce yourself, make personal greetings and ask basic questions. Included, is a session on deaf awareness that helps learners gain a greater insight and understanding of hearing impairment

This is an introduction course, and you are not expected to have any BSL knowledge.

The course will give you the skills and confidence to use sign language to communicate on several topics: employment, hobbies, transport, etc.

Students may consider progressing onto a Level 1 course and gain a BSL qualification. Your Tutor will advise you at the appropriate time.

Students will be required to practice their language skills at home and away from the college.

The tuition for this course is £80.00

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