Introducing British Sign Language

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    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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    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 1 year. Designed to be studied over approximately 16-20hrs - 1.5 - 2hrs/week.

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    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 (details)

A very well constructed course. Was as much fun to learn as any other language Ive attempted. Excellent introduction.
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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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    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 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.

What an excellent course, best money ive ever spent thank you so
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    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 1 year 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

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

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  • Beginner Deal

    Online Course + CD-ROM

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

    From £20

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    Groups of 6+

    • Group discount
    • Staff training – education, medical, retail etc.
    • Professional development
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    From £14
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Fantastic, Brilliant

What a fantastic way to get into sign language. I have attended many makaton courses and sign-along courses. I would highly recommend this course to anyone. I have really enjoyed it and it has really helped me with my BSL Level 1 which I have been studying. I just need to find where to do Level 2.
Thanyou, brilliant.
IMAGEStephanie Pye - 08 June 2013

Fantastic Beginners Courses!!!

I have just completed the course and have found it extremely fun and informative. This course has provided me with the confidence to apply to volunteer within a deaf charity in my local area, which I was extremely interest in doing, but because I did not have any BSL I was slightly concerned, but not anymore.

The course is great value for money and a great tool after you have completed the course so that you are able to "home" your skills until you move on to the evening classes etc. which is what I wish to aim for.

Keep up the great work and thank you!
IMAGEIngrid Giovino - 07 June 2013

What great value

Brilliant course, very interesting and easy to use. I could work at my own pace and could do the work etc when I had the time. I will recommend this course to all my friends and family and look to learn more.
IMAGEJanet Siggers - 01 June 2013

Very Happy

Just finished the introductory course, what a fantastic opportunity to learn something of value. I will be continuing further grades of BSL. Very Happy 🙂
IMAGEHayley Rowan - 22 May 2013

Loved it!

I work with mentally ill people and it's sometimes frightening enough for them not to be able to communicate clearly due their illness without the frustration of being deaf too. I can now ease some of that frustration for any client in this position (and their relatives) to hopefully make their recovery easier. Wish I had done it much sooner. Loved it!
IMAGETeresa Gee - 21 May 2013


Fantastic!!! Having not known any BSL, this has been a god send in helping me communicate with a little boy who is sign supported in my care. Highly recommend and look forward to taking this to the next level.
IMAGEgina jones - 19 May 2013

I loved it.

i loved it.. you should add more descriptions & adjectives to it. really good
IMAGEsophia - 13 May 2013


I am a teaching assistant at a primary school and have a child who uses some sign language as his mother is deaf and this course is brilliant to get you started. I have learnt so many different signs and I love the fact that I can use the website for a year as a reference. It is so worth its money!
IMAGEmel - 12 May 2013

Great and Easy

Great and easy to dip in and out. A great foundation to BSL
IMAGEShelley - 12 April 2013

Excellent Course

this is an excellent course. I cannot recommed it highly enough. Easy, practical with good clear signing and no faffing around. It has helped me hugely and i\'m using many of the signs every day. I only wish they did more courses to follow on.
IMAGEkate - 11 March 2013

I would recommend it for anyone

I really enjoyed this course it is a good start to sign language definitely value for money I hope they mke some more online courses. I\'m glad I can revisit the site to refresh my memory when I need to. I would recommend it for anyone to do
IMAGEBethany - 07 March 2013

Loved it!

I totally loved this course! I passed every assement within and 1hr - 2hrs of learning the signs! It is so easy and helpful. It is a fantastic way to learn the basics. I am now looking into further couses, and only wish that this site could offer them! I had so much fun and will recommend this course to all! xx
IMAGEAmy Neumann - 05 March 2013

A good foundation for learning BSL

This was an exellent course ,and certainly value for money,a good building block for any future BSL developement. thank you .
IMAGEBarry Wilkins - 24 February 2013

good place to start

Good place to start after this you want to know more Im now looking for level 1 so good luck to you all
IMAGEandy - 19 February 2013

Awesome - Highly recommend

I have wanted to learn BSL for some years, but working shifts I am unable to enrol in day/evening classes. This was perfect for me as it enabled me to complete each course in my own time. Even when I came away from the course for a few months, I simply went through all of my previously completed courses and was able to quickly refresh my memory.

I really enjoyed the course and feel confident with what I have learnt. Great value for money and the perfect price to get more people to learn the basics of BSL. Any business owner would benefit from learning these few basic signs to enhance the experience of their deaf customers!
IMAGELisa McNickle-Jones - 15 February 2013

a great place to start

this is a fantastic place to start if you are interested in learning BSL. its great value for money and it not just a few signs its very thorough. i would recommend the course to anyone who wants to take an interest in sign language.
IMAGERyan - 14 February 2013

excellent beginners course

An excellent course. I've learned more here than I did on a more expensive correspondence course. All the instructions were clear and the video made it all the more clear. I wish I was able to gain the BSL level one certificate with you. All the courses in my area are either to far away or I have to wait until September. Thanks for making the course so enjoyable.
IMAGEJohn Greener - 10 February 2013


I enjoyed the course very much, finding it easy to follow, with clear instruction and plenty of information. The assignments where good and the ability to re-take them was good to strengthen knowledge. A very good investment. Will we see a level one version?
IMAGERachel Calvert - 31 January 2013


I extremely enjoyed the course, It is very addicting, never wanted to put down my laptop... I would most definately carry on and get my grades... Highly recommended!!
IMAGEIram Aslam - 18 January 2013

Great course

Really engaging, good value for money - much more than I expected and no glitches.
IMAGEMadeleine Scott - 17 January 2013
British Sign Language - Learn BSL Online , USA 4.9 5.0 830 830 I really enjoyed this course especially as I could learn at my own pace. It was very interesting and easy to learn. I would definitely recommend this course, especially for those w