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BSL level 6 Oct spaces

BSL Level 6 Course

We’re delighted to say that BSL Level 6 course is starting on Saturday, 10th October from 9.30am to 3.30pm and then alternative Saturdays in Guildford until July 2020. **Only TWO spaces left, book quickly to avoid disappointment** BSL TEACHERS:  Terry Edwards and Kathleen Grehan  Please contact Dot to find out more and to book a Zoom interview: […]

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Learn To Finger Spell

Download Our FingerSpelling Sheet

I thought it would be useful to share this FingerSpelling sheet if you’re thinking of learning British Sign Language for the first time. Fingerspelling is used in British Sign Language for names of people, places, new technology; words we don’t know the sign for! As well as letters forming the basis for many other BSL […]

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Masks For Young BSL and Lip-readers

If you are a parent or a guardian, could I specifically encourage you to buy masks for your child which have clear windows. I’m concerned that if the Government make it mandatory to wear masks in corridors and on school transport, it will massively impact communication for young BSL users and lip-readers. It’s likely to […]

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Do all deaf people sign?

This is a question that I’m often asked. The answer is no. I was born Deaf and grew up signing, as do many Deaf people in families with Deaf relatives. We know around 95% of deaf babies are born to hearing parents, some of these parents may choose to learn British Sign Language (BSL) with […]

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