Tag Archives: bsl

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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Dot BSL Classes via Zoom

In these unprecedented times our small Dot Sign Language team are doing our utmost to keep things running so that students can continue with their BSL classes. We have now delivered at least one session of all our courses via Zoom – A big thank you to our teachers for embracing the technology and learning how […]

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Dot BSL Courses WILL Continue

Message from Kathleen Grehan, Director of Dot Sign Language This is a very difficult time for us all with uncertainty and change happening in all aspects of our lives. The drastic but necessary Government decision to close all schools and colleges and the advice for many of us to self-isolate and for all to cut […]

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