British Sign Language: Basic Introduction

British Sign Language is an official language in the UK. Learn how to use BSL to communicate with deaf people and improve your own communication skills!

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Course Highlights

  • 10 video demonstrations across 1h of content, plus downloadable pdf scripts
  • Learn the fundamentals of British Sign Language from the alphabet to colours
  • Understand the unique placement of signs depending on if you are discussing general numbers, time, age or money
  • Greet deaf people correctly and respond to simple phrases or questions
  • Learn a new way to communicate! 
  • Ideal for anyone who wants an introduction to the world of sign language or for those needing BSL knowledge to communicate with relatives or in work

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British Sign Language: Basic Introduction

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Course Facts

LanguageEnglish & BSL
RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course

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Learn Sign Language

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British Sign Language is an official language used in the United Kingdom. According to the British Deaf Association there are over 150,000 people who use BSL to communicate, with the 2011 Census showing 22,000 Brits using it as their main language. This is your chance to be introduced to a whole new way to communicate!

This course is ideal for absolute beginners who are looking for a basic understanding of sign language. You will learn how to fingerspell the whole alphabet; sign your own name; understand numbers and greetings; signing colours.

With full video demonstrations and PDF scripts of the videos along the way, it will be easy to keep track of how much you are learning.

Plus this course provides the perfect foundation for studying Level 1 British Sign Language!

This is a great opportunity to learn how to communicate with deaf friends and family, the deaf community and children or for anyone who wants a career in any environment where communication is key.