This course is suitable for those who already have achieved British Sign Language Level 2 and wish to gain a higher level of understanding of BSL grammar, linguistics and of Deaf culture and community. *There will be 6 Saturday workshops during the course
Students will gain knowledge of receptive and productive skills, and learn how to understand and use varied British Sign Language in a range of work and social situations.
A BSL level 2 Certificate is required. However, if you have some prior knowledge you may be accepted without a Level 2 Certificate, subject to an interview with the tutor.
Paper, pen, videoing equipment- phone/laptop/camera or I Pad.
PowerPoint, DVDs, lectures, discussions, one to one support, question and answer sessions and the internet.
Individual feedback on set work.
4 hours of homework per week, this can include meeting with BSL users to practice, as well as individual writing and research.
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