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
This course will be delivered on line throughout the year
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.
As this course will be online you will require:
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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