Tag Archives: bsl

Interested in BSL Level 3/4/6?

If you are thinking about starting a Signature BSL Level 3, 4 or 6 course this Autumn, we invite you to a FREE Zoom session on Saturday May 30th. Kathleen Grehan – Director of Dot Sign Language, will explain the aim, content and assessment methods of the course which you are considering. It is also […]

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New Cohort of BFI Staff Start Learning BSL

With a ten week British Sign Language course for BFI (British Film Institute) well underway, we are delighted that another group of staff are keen to learn. Yesterday, Kathleen taught the first session of a second course to 11 BFI team members using Zoom. She was assisted by an interpreter who provided a simultaneous voiceover. Students were […]

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On Demand Remote BSL Interpreting Service www.BSLHealthAccess.co.uk Launches For UK’s Deaf Community

The Deaf Health Charity, SignHealth and online interpreting company InterpreterNow, have together launched ‘BSLHealthAccess’ which enables the provision of immediate, on demand access to British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters for communication with Deaf people in health settings free of charge during the current Coronavirus situation. Read the full Press Release and watch in BSL here. […]

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Interesting Reading – Learning a new language through storytelling

You might already be aware of Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS.) We were contacted by OptiLingo and sent this article written by founder Jonty Yashima: What You Need to Know About TPRS (And How to Use It Effectively) We think it is interesting reading for anyone learning BSL. There are clear parallels between TPRS explained in the […]

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Zoom – Tips for your BSL Session

The Dot Sign Language team have all been working hard the past few weeks to teach our BSL courses and Deaf Awareness training sessions via Zoom. It is proving to be very successful and we thank everyone for being flexible and adapting. Through feedback from teachers, students, interpreters and communication support workers we have compiled the following […]

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