Introducing British Sign Language

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    Welcome

    Learning British Sign Language with us is fun, easy, & flexible. Our unique online signing course is a comprehensive introduction for anybody who is interested in learning BSL. You can now learn wherever and whenever you like.
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    Flexible

    You can access Introducing British Sign Language whenever you like (desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile). Study at your own pace and at a time that is convenient to you. You can access the course for 2 years. Designed to be studied over approximately 16-20hrs - 1.5 - 2hrs/week.

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    Our Students

    Ideal for anyone interested in learning BSL.
    • Beginners
    • Level 1 Revision
    • School Use (staff & students)
    • Staff Training (medical, education, retail, childcare etc.)
    • DofE Award - Bronze/Silver (more details)

Really helpful and easy to follow!
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    Course Outline

    This course contains 10 lessons and covers: Fingerspelling, Numbers, Colours, Deaf Awareness, Introductions, Family, Relationships, Descriptions, Hobbies, Time, Money, Days, Months, & Seasons, Food & Drink, Emotions, Relationships, Animals, Clothing, and Conversation. Also specialist vocabulary for education, medical, retail, transportation and home settings.

     

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    Assessments

    Each lesson ends with an assessment that involves watching short BSL videos and answering questions.

    Using these interactive assessments you can keep track of your progress and look again at areas that you may need to do more work on.

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    Certificate

    Once you have scored 85% on the assessments for each lesson, and the final assessment, you are awarded a certificate to show that you have completed the course.

    Our certificate is accredited by CPD.

    Assessments can be retaken as often as you like at no extra cost.

I havent quite finished all the assessments for this course yet but want to say that the course is excellent. I signed up here before I found a BSL evening course and what I learnt initially helped me learn more quickly when I did find an evening course because I already knew finger spelling and some basic vocabulary. Since I started my evening course, I have found Simons online course very useful for consolidation, too, as its easy to forget a lot from one week to the next since my evening classes are only once a week and the online signing jogs my memory considerably. This course is excellent value for money for those of us who cant afford the more highly-priced BSL courses, of which there seem to be many. I wish there were higher levels online than only the beginners course, though, as a CD doesnt give the same motivation to get down to learning.
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    Rates

    Learning BSL with us costs just £25 whatever price you feel you are able to afford during this difficult time.

    This one-time enrolment fee gives you free access to all of the online signing course material for 2 years so that you can come back at anytime to refresh your skills.

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    Groups & Teams

    We usually offer discounted rates for bulk bookings (from £14 per person) however this has now been replaced by the "pay what you can" pricing - this means you can decide what you feel you would like to pay for your team or group to learn BSL (minimum contribution of £3 per person).

    Whether you are making an individual booking, or a bulk booking, you will have access to an enrollment dashboard where you can track the progress of your learners as they work through the course.

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  • Introducing BSL

    Online Course

    • 2 year access to online course
    • Comprehensive introduction
    • Study online in your own time
    • Suitable for beginners & level 1 revision

    £25
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  • Beginner Deal

    Online Course + CD-ROM

    • 2 years access to online course
    • Sign to Me‘ dictionary CD-ROM (Windows)
    • Ideal for beginners
    • Study at home in your own time

    £35
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  • Group Discount

    Groups of 6+

    • Group discount
    • Staff training – education, medical, retail etc.
    • Professional development
    • Schools & clubs

    From £14
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Very useful

A really detailed and informative course! Great value for money and provides you with a good level of knowledge regarding sign language.
IMAGEhannah - 25 January 2022

Amazing

Very much enjoyed this course. Very accessible, worth the time and money. Course is easy to follow and an incredible introduction to BSL. Wish more people would complete this course to at least have a basic understanding of BSL
IMAGESarah - 18 January 2022

Easy to use

I really enjoyed this course. My daughter was diagnosed with hearing loss at her newborn screening and I wanted to learn BSL to help communicate with her. There are a lot of useful signs to use with young children...animal, food, actions etc. I'd thoroughly recommend this course.
IMAGEStephanie Booth - 09 January 2022

COMPREHENSIVE

A really fantastic introduction to sign language with loads of really useful vocabulary covering so many different eventualities. I have been using the course as a basis to get pupils interested in sign language at my school - they are all really enthusiastic and this has really encouraged them to practise amongst themselves and investigate it further. Really excited about BSL being so accessible to everyone (excellent value for money). I shall be signing up for the group membership for my next group of pupils (it wasn't an option before)!
IMAGEPatricia O'Rorke - 30 December 2021

BSL Introduction - Really Good Course

This was a great introduction to British Sign Language, it is flexible and easy to follow. It gave me all the basics and I would now love to learn more. I would highly recommend this course.
IMAGEAmy - 21 December 2021

Very much enjoyed!

I really enjoyed this course, after being inspired by Rose on Strictly come dancing, I felt it was highly important that I became more aware of the deaf community. I would recommend this course to those who want to start their sign language journey.
IMAGEmacy - 21 December 2021

FANTASTIC

Amazing course! Would not hesitate to recommend it - brilliantly put together and can be done in your own time. Thank you BSL for the opportunity to learn the basics of this skill!
IMAGETorr - 18 December 2021

Excellent Course

As a brand new learner, this course was exactly what I needed to kickstart my learning of BSL. Being introduced to the background of the language is such a great starting point to understand the rest. The videos were really useful and the associations were very helpful. I would absolutely recommend that anyone take this course to get to grips with the basics of BSL.
IMAGELiam - 14 December 2021

Great course!

This BSL course is amazing for learning the basics of sign language, and was definitely worth the time and money!
IMAGEAbby Burton - 03 December 2021

BSL Introduction

I am very happy the I have done this course an was pleasantly surprised that I have passed. I will continue to dip into the course from time to time as I am still within the year. I would recommend this course to everyone who has an interest in sign language, I find it more interesting than using another language as it benefits more people in the long run.
IMAGEJane Davidson - 23 November 2021

Highly recommend!

The Introducing BSL course is great value and highly flexible. It covers all the basics for a simple conversation and gives useful background information about Deafness that I would never have known otherwise. I completed the course with my partner and found it particularly useful and fun to have someone to learn with and practice alongside. Thank you for the opportunity!
IMAGELianna - 07 November 2021

Do it!

If you’ve ever considered learning sign language but just never got around to it, just do it! No more excuses. This course is great. Clear, fun and informative. I have learnt so much in a short time and feel inspired to keep learning. Thanks to Simon for being a great video tutor.
IMAGEElizabeth Marsh - 25 October 2021

Informative

Course content is more than sufficient for someone who is new to BSL, very informative and useful. Also a good reminder for individuals who just need that refresher.
IMAGELiam - 12 October 2021

BSL Introduction

Brilliant beginners introductory course, which went beyond my expectations for its price.
IMAGELaura - 06 October 2021

BSL Introduction review

Great course for beginners in BSL. Thoroughly enjoyed the easy access to this course and engaging content which was all relevant to my level of study in sign language. Highly recommend if you are looking for personal development or wanting to learn the basics of sign language.
IMAGEHannah - 27 September 2021

Amazing!

This course is amazing. Just perfect if you want to learn sign language. Their way of teaching is fun and practical. It's amazing.
IMAGEDaisy - 11 September 2021

Great course

I always fancied trying to learn sign language and this course was perfect to get started.
it's easy to use and has good information about sign language, deaf communities and where to go to practice what you learn.
it is really cheap considering what i got from it
IMAGEPaul Drahony - 09 September 2021

Great course!

This course is very well made and easy to follow. Very good experience overall! Excellent way to get acquainted with BSL 🙂
IMAGELaura - 08 September 2021

AWESOME

A fantastic course that gives an insight on how to communicate with the deaf. This course is well worth the effort of learning and would recommend it
IMAGECATHERINE RIDGWICK - 26 August 2021

Brilliant

A great course that covers so much. Great that you can go at your own pace. Definitely recommend, great value for money.
IMAGEEmma - 21 August 2021
British Sign Language - Learn BSL Online , USA 4.9 5.0 954 954 A really detailed and informative course! Great value for money and provides you with a good level of knowledge regarding sign language.
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