For the first time in England and Wales, Deaf people have been able to fulfil their civic duty and serve on a jury, supported by British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters.
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The UN General Assembly has proclaimed today (23rd September 2022) as the International Day of Sign Languages to raise awareness of the importance of sign language. Did you know that there are 300 different sign languages? Did you know there are over 70 million D(d)eaf people worldwide? And did you know sign languages are natural […]
Due to requests from students we have condensed our Pre-Level 3 bridging course. It will now run over 10 sessions, starting on Saturday February 8th, 2-4pm. The courses will not run every week; it will finish in July 2020. This course is ideal for those students who have finished Level 2 and want to continue […]
Our Pre-Level 3 course is a ‘bridging’ course for students who have completed BSL Level 2 and want to carry on learning, but feel that they need more experience before commencing BSL Level 3. Pre-Level 3 is a relaxed course with no assessments. It is beneficial to those wanting to improve their BSL vocabulary, placement, […]
What to give the relative or friend who is hard to buy for? A 10 week ‘Introduction to British Sign Language’ course! Perfect for a taste of BSL without committing to a long course, to learn a new skill, to meet like-minded people, for Duke of Edinburgh awards….. Cost: £150 This includes £22 assessment fee. […]
At Dot Sign Language we are asked this a lot. There is no set answer as it depends on a person’s situation and how much they use BSL in their daily life between classes. Like any language, the more you are immersed in it and practise, the faster you will learn. If someone was to […]
Due to the popularity of our 10 week introductory course we will be running new courses in both Guildford and Woking, starting February 2020. This course is for complete beginners. You will learn how to meet and greet someone in British Sign Language, how to ask questions, give directions, discuss the weather, transport and many […]
If you’ve ever fancied learning British Sign Language, here’s your chance! I’m delighted to say that we’re launching a new Level 1 course on Wednesday evenings, 6.30 – 8.30pm, October 2nd 2019 – June 2020. VENUE: United Reform Church, 83 Portsmouth Road, GU2 4BS You can see more details about the course and other courses here.
If you are interested in joining a BSL course with Dot Sign Language in September and have not studied with us before (or if it has been a long time!!) please contact us so we can arrange an informal interview. It is a requirement from the BSL examination board Signature that we check to ensure […]
Dot Sign Language are helping to make paying for your course as quick, simple and easy as possible. Sign up to our GoCardless Direct Debit scheme and your payment will be taken automatically leaving you free to concentrate on your BSL. Through our new invoicing platform Xero you will be able to opt to pay […]