Do you want to learn British Sign Language online? Confused by how many online courses there are? Well, look no further! Why not try ‘blended’ learning – an online course that teaches you the basics of British Sign Language and provides live tutorials with Deaf tutors at a time convenient to suit you*.

British Sign Language (BSL) is a native language of the UK, used by members of the Deaf Community. BSL is a visual-spatial language that forms the basis of a rich Deaf culture and history.

At the end of this course, you will be able to have a basic BSL conversation with a member of the Deaf Community.  

Many of our students enjoy learning sign language so much that many continue learning to open up future career opportunities.

Learning BSL is a fun and engaging activity. BSL can also enhance your communication skills and open career possibilities.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to this course

    • Welcome!👋

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Introduction

  • 3


    • Fingerspelling explained

    • BSL Alphabet practise

    • Fingerspelling quiz

  • 4

    Core vocabulary - part 1

    • Everyday greetings

    • Greetings quiz

    • Calendar: Days of the week, months

    • Weather

    • Weather quiz

    • People: family

    • Numbers explained

  • 5

    Deaf Awareness

    • Attention

    • Deaf Awareness quiz

    • Part 1 quiz

  • 6

    Putting it all together

    • BSL structure

  • 7

    Core vocabulary - part 2

    • Colours

    • Around the home

    • Food and drink - part 1

    • Food and drink - part 2

    • Animals

    • Vocabulary - part 2 quiz

  • 8

    Book your tutorial

    • Booking your tutorial

  • 9

    Next Steps...

    • Congrats! Here's what's next....

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

About the instructor

BSL Tutor

Bob R

Bob's passion is to help hearing people understand what deafness is. He has been teaching sign language for 12 years and has taught a variety of people from a range of backgrounds

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Learn BSL online with guidance from a Deaf tutor

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