What is the course about?
You will find out about the general history of deaf people in Britain.
What will we cover?
- the history of BSL and the manual alphabet in Britain
- the history of deaf education in Britain.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- describe the evolution of the manual alphabet
- describe the evolution of BSL.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
BSL users with Level 2 and above are welcome - the course will be taught in BSL.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
- pair / group work
- question and answer.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You are advised to bring a folder, paper and pens for taking notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Our courses Deaf history 1 and 2 cover this subject in more detail. We also have a range of post-level 2 BSL courses, up to level 6.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details