Would you like to join an amazing community of 150,000 people familiar with British Sign Language? You’d love to say ‘good morning’, ‘How are you?’, Can I help you?’ in their first language - British Sign Language. But you don’t know how. Until now!
Is British Sign Language easy to learn?
Yes, and it’s fun too. In this video course, you will meet YouTuber and Deaf role model, Jazzy. Watch and copy each sign, body movement and facial expression perfectly to hold meaningful conversations with the Deaf community.
The beauty of this British Sign Language course with videos is you can pause and practice the signs as often as you need.
More than that, find out about Deaf culture and etiquette so you know the right way to communicate.
Join Jazzy in her journey to encourage more hearing people to learn British Sign Language and explore Deaf culture.
Quickly learn phrases you can use everyday and confidently sign in many real-life situations from shopping and travelling to socializing and talking about your family.
Get an insight into the Deaf community, how to communicate properly and what not to say. Have the answers to questions such as:
No, they are 2 totally separate languages. Although the UK and USA share the same oral language, English. BSL is very different to ASL - only 31% of signs are identical. Australia and New Zealand sign languages evolved from BSL and use the same grammar, manual alphabet and 82% of signs are identical.
BSL has a long history and has been recognised by the UK government as an official minority language since 2003. It has its own grammatical structure and syntax, as you will find out. It is a very visual language using gestures, facial expressions and body language. Studying BSL will be a super full-body workout and exercise your brain too.
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Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module
Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!