Introducing British Sign Language

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    Learning British Sign Language with us is fun, easy, & flexible. Our unique online signing course has been designed so that anybody who is interested in learning BSL has got access to all of the resources that they need. You can now learn wherever and whenever you like.
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    You can login to Introducing British Sign Language whenever you like. This gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace and at a time that is convenient to you.

    For a one off fee you get access to the course for 1 year. Most people complete the course within 8 weeks.

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


Very well prepared and easy to follow.
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    Course Outline

    This course contains 7 lessons and covers:

    Fingerspelling, Numbers, Colours, Deaf Awareness, Introductions, Family, Descriptions, Hobbies & Leisure, Time, Money, Days, Months, & Seasons, Food & Drink, Conversation


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    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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    Once you have scored 80% on the assessments for each lesson, and a final assessment, you are awarded a certificate to show that you have completed the course.

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

A sense of achievement!

I have just completed the introductory course and I have to say that this was the best value for money course that I have ever done. I absolutely loved it! I learnt a lot which will be beneficial in my current job working in a customer service role. I feel a great sense of achievement and would highly recommend this course to everyone.
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    Learning BSL with us costs just £19.99

    This one time enrolment-fee gives you free access to all of the online signing course material for 1 year (2 years with the Beginner's Deal) so that you can come back at anytime to refresh your skills.

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    Groups & Teams

    If you book as a group then we are able to offer you discounted rates. You will have access to an adminpanel that allows you to enrol your students and track the progress of your group as they work through the course.

    Group of 6-19: £14.99
    Group of 20+: £12.99

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  • Introducing BSL

    Online Course

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


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  • Beginner Deal

    Online Course + CD-ROM

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


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    Groups of 6+

    • Group discount
    • Staff training
    • Professional Development
    • Schools & clubs

    from £1299

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Have just received the CD. Brilliant - am trying to learn sign language for my new job. What complete stars the boys are as they sign. I am finding this CD Rom so easy to use. I cant recommend it enough to people. Every child in the country should be taught at least the signing alphabet. My 12 year old is now also very keen to learn. We try to teach children French, German, Spanish etc (and even Latin which is a dead language !) which is ok if you travel to these places. You could though be living next door to someone with deafness and not be able to communicate with them. Fantastic site. Kim Appleby
IMAGEkim appleby - 28 October 2007

excellent course, within a weekend I could sign with confidenence and I now go back on a daily basis and practice, I just cant believe how much I can remember. I am looking forward to starting my new job with austic children and using my sign language on a daily basis and being able to improve.
IMAGEsusan claricoats - 21 October 2007

fab course. this really did help me to pick-up signs and understand them, i recommend this to any one out there interested in sign, i also use the cd-rom, sign to me which is very help ful, however please remember that signs vary up and down the country.
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IMAGEmaria garcia martinez - 28 September 2007

Thank you so much for such a fantastic course! My friend has already started it because it is a great way to learn the basics of signing while at home. Its easy because you can do it in your own time and go back if you are not sure. Well worth the money!
IMAGEAlicia Matthews - 12 September 2007

I think this is a very good start for anyone wanting to learn sign. Very good value for money
IMAGENeil Palfreyman - 08 September 2007

An excellent course offering great value for money. Thanks Simon, you have given me the confidence to enrol at college for a Level 1 course.
IMAGESusan Mansell - 08 September 2007

I found this course very interesting and value for money.
IMAGEjenny simons - 04 September 2007

Hi I thought this course was excellent and fun. I was able to go at my own speed and was able to log on to it when ever I felt like it. I would reccommened this to anyone who is wanting to start out in BSL.
IMAGEJosephine Stirling - 30 August 2007

This course was excellent! It has allowed me to learn a good amount of BSL over the summer in order to be able to speak to a deaf Brownie when we start back next term. thanks!
IMAGEVictoria Jones - 23 August 2007

Fantastic course. Well worth it! A great opportunity for those without much time to learn the foundations of BSL.
IMAGEKaren Hillary - 20 August 2007

A superb resource! Excellent value and so easy to use. I cant wait for the holidays to be over so I can start practising with my friends and teaching my lads at Boys Brigade.
IMAGEBarbara Durbin - 06 August 2007

Hi,the course is absolutely fantastic!!!The lessons are easy to follow and I really anjoyed this course.
IMAGEKatarzyna Zimolag - 03 August 2007

This course is a great introduction to British Sign Language. The lessons are well planned, easy to follow, you can work entirely at your own pace and help is always there when you need it. Its great value for money and above all its GREAT FUN. All learning should be like this - a follow up course please!!
IMAGEJulia Seabrook - 03 August 2007

Hi, the course is great, it has helped me in many ways. I have placed a poster up at work and introduced a group from work to sign on. Guess what? They have! I even recommend the CD ROM. Thank-you.
IMAGEJacqueline Jourdan-Stoles - 26 July 2007

I have enjoyed this course immensely. It taught me a good amount of BSL and I was able to take it at my own pace. I particularly appreciated being able to go back and revise previous lessons whenever I chose. Simon the instructor was clear and precise, which was very helpful for a beginner, and always responded quickly to any questions I had. I am looking forward to learning more BSL with the Sign to Me CD-Rom that just arrived in the post!
IMAGENaomi Weir Lyden - 07 July 2007

Having just completed the Online Course Id like to say what an enjoyable and encouraging start it has been for me in learning BSL. All the signs are introduced in useful, thematic contexts which makes them easy to assimilate and use together in a practical way. I found that each signed word and phrase was presented so clearly, accompanied by a careful description, that it is possible to understand exactly how to reproduce them correctly from the start, and this has built up my confidence to start using them. The assessment tests after each unit were particularly good for finding out how well I had learned the new material and gave a foretaste of what it will be like when I am able to converse with Deaf people in real life. Im now looking forward to building up my vocabulary using the Sign to Me CD and then to join an evening class in the autumn. David Kennard, Somerset
IMAGEDavid Kennard - 02 July 2007

i have just finished the bsl course. the most amazing course i have ever done. i used sign language when talking to a friend and it was so amzing that i could communicate with her. i could see the hapiness in her eyes as we signed to eachother. i would most definately recommend this course to anybody. it is not something that is impossible as you can access it at anytime. The best course for me!! I am going to continue studying BSL. This is my starting point. Thanks xxxx
IMAGESamantha Dennis - 02 July 2007

This was a fab course, and good for money, would recomend to anyone
IMAGEvictoria welsh - 19 June 2007

This course is fantastic, very well explained and you can keep reviewing it to keep it up. Great
IMAGECarol Battersby - 12 June 2007
British Sign Language - Learn BSL Online , USA 4.9 5.0 568 568 As someone who is losing their hearing, I enrolled on this course to see if I had the aptitude to learn BSL. The sessions were clear and easy to follow and I could dip in and out