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Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, ... Tue 10 Mar 2020
17:00 - 19:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: British Sign Language Basic 1
BeginnersNew£

Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, ... Tue 10 Mar 2020

Description

The course is delivered in a visual way

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

For absolute beginners (ab initio learners) or those with very little knowledge of the language.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 22 Oct   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
2 Tue 29 Oct   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
3 Tue 5 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
4 Tue 12 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
5 Tue 19 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
6 Tue 26 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
7 Tue 3 Dec   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
8 Tue 21 Jan 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
9 Tue 28 Jan 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
10 Tue 4 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
11 Tue 11 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
12 Tue 18 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
13 Tue 25 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
14 Tue 3 Mar 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
15 Tue 10 Mar 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map S. Billam
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Greetings
  • Introducing oneself, friends and family
  • Describing your nationality, age and profession
  • Talking about your daily life; describing routines, hobbies, free time activities, interests and expressing likes and dislikes.
  • Telling the time
  • Going shopping, inquiring about prices, size, quantity etc.
  • Describing a home/building, give/ask for an address
  • Talking about work/study, the timetable
  • Understanding information relevant to travel and holidays
  • Describing food and drink
Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand basic instructions in BSL and take part in a basic factual conversation on a predictable topic. Have the ability to initiate a simple conversation with a deaf person.
Aims
  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Students will gain basic skills and confidence in production and reception of BSL
  • Students will be able to understand signed communication in a given range of topics and answer simple questions about everyday situations
  • To introduce students to the background of British Sign Language, the Deaf Community
System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Payment
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
  • The course will be offered upon enrolment of at least 10 students
  • Full details of all Language Centre programmes can be found on the Language Centre website and Language Centre Online website
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours

Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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