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)

Super convenient!

This course has been such an easily accessible, convenient and thorough way to get an introduction into British Sign Language. It was very informative and fun even for a complete beginner like me. Highly recommend!
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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.

Excellent course!

A very well structured course , very good value for money and I did learn more than I thought I will! I wish there was a level 2 online as I live abroad! Very good job , congratulations to the team behind it!
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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

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    Groups of 6+

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

    From £14
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Easy to follow, and enjoyed learning signs and about Deaf culture
IMAGEJulie Noble - 14 November 2011

I really enjojed learning BSL on this on line course and I also thought it was really good value for money. I would definatly recomend it to other people wanting to learn and to try it out before signing up to an expensive night school class.
IMAGEJulie Duncan - 09 November 2011

Such a wonderful course - a fabulous introduction to sign language and what it is all about. It gives you a grasp on the grammar and structure and a lot of vocab so you can start signing whole sentences - which feels good! Thank you so much for making this course - I feel a sense of achievement now Ive finished but sad as it was exciting to learn! 🙂
IMAGEEmily Oliver - 31 October 2011

Exellent course always good to learn as can communicate with deaf community so they feel less isolated. also my partner learning as can talk without kids knowing what we saying.
IMAGEdave pemberton - 31 October 2011

To be honest at first I was a little bit apprehensive about Introducing British Sign Language and thought it will take me ages to learn it, but in truth it was a great fun and I enjoyed so much. I would strongly recommend the course to everyone it is an excellent course and it is a best value for the money I ever came across.
IMAGERizo Balic - 31 October 2011

this is best oppotunity to learn BSL and have great value for money. this is a brilliant idea ,i did master in special education from pakistan and did specialization in deaf children so i know alphabet and some regular senteces because i am doing job with deaf children as a librarian.i think it is a time to learn lean BSL in short forms.
IMAGEsamina shaheen - 15 September 2011

Brilliant!!! Such a good course! I Highly recommend it to anyone wanting to learn sign language as a basic before going any further- i am going on now to do BSL level 1. All that I have learned here will be really helpful to me! A huge thank you to everyone at for creating this wonderful programme! 5 stars!!!!!!
IMAGEEmilie Fellingham - 11 September 2011

This is an excellent course for anyone who wants to learn BSL. I like the fact you can learn any time at your own pace. Its great value for money and I would recommend it to anyone. As I have doing this course I have decided to join a class and develop my skills further, and I hope to become a qualified BSL interpreter. I volunteer for a disability organisation and this has come in very useful for deaf clients and visitors who use our services. I wish they had all the levels online. I have that there 3 different levels and you have to have completed level 1 before moving onto the next one. Its fun and easy to use.
IMAGEZubee Kibria - 03 September 2011

Great value for money. Due to other commitments it took the whole year to do the course but easy to get back into after a long break. Videos and explanations easy to understand. Really pleased and feel I have a good basic understanding of BSL now. Thank you
IMAGENatalie Bates - 02 September 2011

WOW - fantastic value for money, many more signs than I had imagined, fun and easy to learn with a fast marking system. Thank you.
IMAGEDebbie Page - 30 August 2011

Very pleased with the course! Started it almost a year ago and due to work committments had to put it on hold for a while! Found it easy enough to get back into after quickly reading over what I had already done! Excellent value for money! Great course! Hoping to further my learning now as a result but finding it difficult in my area! wish there were more courses like this one to advance my skills!!

Excellent course! My only criticism is a video clip with the status "this clip is getting re-recorded and will be available soon". I studied on and off for six months to complete the course and the clip never became available.
IMAGENiklas Pedersen - 08 August 2011

This is an amazing course for just £19.99! I learnt so much and it was so easy to come back to and follow. A totally brilliant course and I thoroughly enjoyed learning from it. No hesitation in recommending it to anyone. Thank you!!
IMAGESamantha Middleton - 04 August 2011

This site is great, for a mere £19.99 you can learn all the skills and signs needed to introduce yourselves, and ask about someone who cannot hear, this course has made me want to learn more and has stood me in good stead for BSL level 1.
IMAGEDaniel Garner - 02 August 2011

Best £19.99 i have spent. Worth every penny. Will recommend this course to family and friends who wish to take an introductory course.
IMAGECheryl Louise McMullan - 09 July 2011

o.m.g. did i ever love with passion this introductory course into the world of sign. i have enjoyed every single minute of learning, andi still have just under a year to brush up and continue to learn. This course rocks! go B.S.L 5 OUT OF 5 STARS. Miss Karen Jayne Ahmet
IMAGEkaren ahmet - 08 July 2011

Very worth while!! easy to follow and great value for money!! Thanks 🙂
IMAGERoxanne Bottrill - 28 June 2011

A brilliant way to start learning BSL for me and amazing value for money as well. I start my Signature level 1 award soon and hope this will be the first step towards becoming fluent. I would recommend it to everyone wanting to learn BSL as it is a great way to learn the basics before starting an actual course in a classroom, i think it is especially good for people in work place environments to do this course as there just arent enough deaf aware companies/employees. My employer is paying for my course as they realise that not only does it benefit me but them as a diverse company also. I did not know anything other than please and thank you when i first met my boyfriend and decided to take up learning BSL so we could talk. Best thing i ever did!! Thank you.
IMAGEToni Burrows - 13 June 2011

One of the best £19.99 i ever spent, it wont get you fluent, but you will certianly get by and if you dont know a word, finger spell it. Easy Peasy. Brilliant and easy to use course. highly recommended. this will help me a lot if i come across people with difficulty in hearing in the future in my job. Many Thanks
IMAGEShane McConnor - 09 June 2011

This was a great value for money on line course. It introduced me to BSL and really helped me to learn and start my level 1. Even though some of the signing is different to what you learn at college you can over come that. I have since finished my level 1, 2 courses and managed to get myself a part-time job as a CSW. Which will help me to get more experience. BSL has opened a whole world of opportunities for me. Thank you to the online course. I would reccommend this course to any body.
IMAGEElcin Anastasiou - 08 June 2011
British Sign Language - Learn BSL Online , USA 4.9 5.0 819 819 Brilliant, user friendly course that is easily slotted into any free time. Very useful in my occupation as an emergency services worker.