British Sign Language Level 1

Course Objectives

  • To introduce yourself and others using BSL
  • Learn, understand and use simple sentences in BSL
  • Learn to finger spell places, names and objects
  • Understand and learn numbers, including prices and times
  • Discover everyday topics and learn to discuss them using BSL
  • Students will need to do more self-directed learning through Student Space - receptive clips, Grammars etc
  • And much more!

Ideal For Those

  • Who wish to discover the basics in BSL
  • Who work/volunteer (or seeking to) with Deaf or hard of hearing people
  • Seeking to learn a new language
  • Looking to broaden their communication skills
  • Learn well with visual teaching methods


  • Fully accredited by iBSL
  • Ideal for beginners who want to learn BSL
  • Friendly teaching with online resources
  • Understand the basics of BSL
  • Learn to have a conversation using BSL
  • Achieve your BSL level 1 certificate
  • No entry requirements, just a will and enthusiasm to learn!
  • 16 week part time course
  • Fresh and new approach to teaching BSL Level 1!

Included Topics

  • iBSL1A1: Receptive Skills - You will lean how to understand sign language
  • iBSL1A2: Descriptive Skills - You will learn how to sign and give a presentation in BSL
  • iBSL1A3: Conversational Skills - You will learn how to communicate with others in sign language

Further Information

  • You may be able to attend a FREE BSL taster session for this course. Be sure to check out the “Free Tasters” section of our website, or get in contact with us
  • Course fee is available to pay in instalments at no extra cost
  • Please contact us for your course information guide or to enrol
  • Spaces are limited and operate on a first come first serve basis

Central London

Thursday 19th September 2019


Starts: Thursday 19th September 2019

When: Every Thursday evening from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Course duration: 14 weeks

Accredited by: iBSL

Online resources available: Yes

Venue: International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN

Closest Tube: Great Portland Street, Regents Park and Warren Street

Payment Options: Available to pay in instalments at no extra cost