British Sign Language: Basic Introduction
Overview
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!
Description
British Sign Language is an official language used in the United Kingdom. According to the [British Deaf Association](https://www.bda.org.uk/bsl-statistics) there are over 150,000 people who use BSL to communicate, with the [2011 Census ](http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/bulletins/2011censusquickstatisticsforenglandandwales/2013-01-30)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.
Requirements
There are no prerequisites for this course

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