NEW COURSE & TUTOR- Introduction to British Sign Language

Rottingdean Whiteway Centre


NEW COURSE & TUTOR- Introduction to British Sign Language

Start Thursday 22nd September 2022
Time 10:30 - 12:30
Tutor Louise Gibson
Cost £87.00
Room GB Room
Availability 4/8 Places
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Course Description

This exciting and wonderful opportunity to introduce you to British Sign Language (BSL) across 10 weeks, starts with raising awareness, lipreading, eye contact and the hand gestures and alphabet that are BSL. We will quickly build confidence as a group around everyday deaf social chat. We’ll work towards communicating with each other based on different weekly topics such as feelings, the weather, hobbies, etc.  

Most importantly, we’ll have a lot of fun! Expect games, laughter and friendly conversations as we grow in confidence and knowledge. 

NB. This is not a BSL-accredited course. You will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end.

Half term is 24th - 28th October.

Your Tutor

Louise Gibson is an experienced, warm, approachable and patient Deaf educator and facilitator. Louise, a Rottingdean local, is passionate about sharing her knowledge of British Sign Language (BSL) to raise awareness, support people, break down barriers and build bridges between D/deaf and hearing people. Over the last seven years she’s taught BSL in Brighton and beyond, always with inclusivity in mind. Louise has been deaf from birth.