Certificate In British Sign Language Online Course

Basic Understanding Of BSL

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Basic Understanding Of BSL

As well as understanding the practical aspects of vocabulary and grammar, this course also gives students a more thorough knowledge with additional topics covered, such as the origins of British Sign Language, how it is used (not solely as a form of communication the hearing and speech impaired), and the grammatical structure of the British Sign Language, called the Topic Comment Structure and how it differs from its spoken counterpart.

Students will learn visual demonstrations of the signs discussed, the course is accompanied by video tutorials, which you will gain access to upon enrolling on the course. The following topics are taught in the videos:

Letters and Numbers
Personality and Feelings
Basics, objects and places
Food and Drink
Date, Time and Weather
Occupations'

Who would benefit from this course?

The BSL Course takes anyone who wishes to learn sign language, from complete novice, to having a good, basic understanding of British sign language and being capable of using it in basic, everyday conversation; giving them a good foundation of knowledge to then go onto further study and gain further proficiency. The course will help those who work with the public or in carer roles, where they may come in contact with BSL users, and for those who are considering a career in British Sign Language Interpretation but would like to understand the topic further before committing to a more financially and time-demanding course.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of British Sign Language
  2. Comprehensive 11 module Accredited Certificate in British Sign Language Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading sign language experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device
  9. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.


Introduction and Background Knowledge

  • Introduction

Module 1: Getting to know British Sign Language

  • Part 1: What is British Sign Language?
  • Part 2: Origin and History of British Sign Language
  • Part 3: Comparing British Sign Language with the Alternatives
  • Part 4: Advantages of learning BSL
  • Part 5: Who is British Sign Language for?
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Learning British Sign Language

  • Part 1: Who can learn BSL?
  • Part 2: The Right Tools for the Job
  • Part 3: Making a Study and Practice Schedule
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Starting with the Basics

  • Part 1: Greetings
  • Part 2: Family and Friends
  • Part 3: Simple Conversations
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Part 5: Basics, Objects and Places Video
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Numbers and Quantities

  • Part 1: Numbers in the British Sign Language
  • Part 2: Quantities in BSL
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Part 4: Letters Numbers and Quantities Video
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Sign Language for food and drink

  • Part 1: Talking about food in BSL
  • Part 2: Starting with the Basics
  • Part 3: Talking about drinks in BSL
  • Part 4: Casual Conversation Over Food Table in BSL
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Weather

  • Part 1: Talking about Weather in BSL
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Feelings

  • Part 1: Signs for conveying feelings
  • Part 2: Incorporating Signs into Conversation
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Describing People’s Personality with BSL

  • Part 1: Personality and Characteristic Traits
  • Part 2: Comparing Personality Traits of a Person
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Miscellaneous Signs

  • Part 1: BSL in a Work Environment
  • Part 2: Objects and Places
  • Part 3: Calendars and Times
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: The Grammar of British Sign Language

  • Part 1: Grammar in Sign Language
  • Part 2: Is BSL grammar the same as English Grammar?
  • Part 3: What should I know about BSL Grammar?
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: Course Overview

  • Part 1: What can you do now?

  • Part 2: Final Recap of this Course

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Basic Understanding Of BSL

As well as understanding the practical aspects of vocabulary and grammar, this course also gives students a more thorough knowledge with additional topics covered, such as the origins of British Sign Language, how it is used (not solely as a form of communication the hearing and speech impaired), and the grammatical structure of the British Sign Language, called the Topic Comment Structure and how it differs from its spoken counterpart.

Students will learn visual demonstrations of the signs discussed, the course is accompanied by video tutorials, which you will gain access to upon enrolling on the course. The following topics are taught in the videos:

Letters and Numbers
Personality and Feelings
Basics, objects and places
Food and Drink
Date, Time and Weather
Occupations'

Who would benefit from this course?

The BSL Course takes anyone who wishes to learn sign language, from complete novice, to having a good, basic understanding of British sign language and being capable of using it in basic, everyday conversation; giving them a good foundation of knowledge to then go onto further study and gain further proficiency. The course will help those who work with the public or in carer roles, where they may come in contact with BSL users, and for those who are considering a career in British Sign Language Interpretation but would like to understand the topic further before committing to a more financially and time-demanding course.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of British Sign Language
  2. Comprehensive 11 module Accredited Certificate in British Sign Language Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading sign language experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device
  9. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.


Introduction and Background Knowledge

  • Introduction

Module 1: Getting to know British Sign Language

  • Part 1: What is British Sign Language?
  • Part 2: Origin and History of British Sign Language
  • Part 3: Comparing British Sign Language with the Alternatives
  • Part 4: Advantages of learning BSL
  • Part 5: Who is British Sign Language for?
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Learning British Sign Language

  • Part 1: Who can learn BSL?
  • Part 2: The Right Tools for the Job
  • Part 3: Making a Study and Practice Schedule
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Starting with the Basics

  • Part 1: Greetings
  • Part 2: Family and Friends
  • Part 3: Simple Conversations
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Part 5: Basics, Objects and Places Video
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Numbers and Quantities

  • Part 1: Numbers in the British Sign Language
  • Part 2: Quantities in BSL
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Part 4: Letters Numbers and Quantities Video
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Sign Language for food and drink

  • Part 1: Talking about food in BSL
  • Part 2: Starting with the Basics
  • Part 3: Talking about drinks in BSL
  • Part 4: Casual Conversation Over Food Table in BSL
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Weather

  • Part 1: Talking about Weather in BSL
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Feelings

  • Part 1: Signs for conveying feelings
  • Part 2: Incorporating Signs into Conversation
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Describing People’s Personality with BSL

  • Part 1: Personality and Characteristic Traits
  • Part 2: Comparing Personality Traits of a Person
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Miscellaneous Signs

  • Part 1: BSL in a Work Environment
  • Part 2: Objects and Places
  • Part 3: Calendars and Times
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: The Grammar of British Sign Language

  • Part 1: Grammar in Sign Language
  • Part 2: Is BSL grammar the same as English Grammar?
  • Part 3: What should I know about BSL Grammar?
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: Course Overview

  • Part 1: What can you do now?

  • Part 2: Final Recap of this Course

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE39
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access-Study at your own pace
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 hours of study
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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