The Arena Skills Centre, Bognor Regis
19:30 - 21:00
1.5 hours x 11 sessions
Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)
What is the course about?
You will begin each session joining the beginner students, giving you the opportunity to practise together focusing on previously learnt signs. You will have the opportunity to evaluate correct handshapes and none manual features used to modify signs.
The rest of the session will allow you to work on your own signing technique and building your vocabulary along with taking part in conversational topics and learning about grammatical structure.
Topics covered may include; Buildings, Transport, Feelings, Food & Drink, Hobbies, Clothing.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
This course is suitable for Improver students who have completed the previous beginners Sign Languages course and would like to add to their vocabulary and advance their skills.
What do I need to bring with me?
You may wish to have a pen and note book, plus any previous vocabulary handouts to given throughout the previous course/session
Are there any additional costs?
You may wish to purchase a dictionary (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lets-Sign-Dictionary-Everyday-Learners/dp/1905913109/ref=pd_lpo_2?pd_rd_i=1905913109&psc=1)
or down load a BSL dictionary app (free - https://www.signbsl.com/).
What can I do next?
You may wish to return during the summer break to gain the Level 1 Qualification. Speak to your tutor to discuss this further.
You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.
Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include: Computer Skills for Beginners and Improvers, Microsoft packages, Creative Writing and British Sign Language.
Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, and GCSE English and Maths.
Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.
Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment and personal fulfilment, encourage social interaction. Courses available include: Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography and many more.
Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions, please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at www.aspiresussex.org.uk
Course LocationThe Arena Skills Centre
The Regis School Campus