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  1. Hello 😁 My name is Nicholas Bieber (no, I'm not related to Justin Bieber, ha!), I'm 25-years-old and I have moderate hearing loss. I have to wear hearing aids every day, but fortunately I can hear with them, and they have enabled me to mix with fully hearing people and enjoy my career as a journalist. Sadly though, for so many people this is not the case 💔 Many, like my grandparents, are fully deaf and will never get to experience the special emotions that come with listening to music 😔 So I've done something special (I hope)! 🎶📹 I learned British Sign Language as a young boy, so I could comminicate with my grandparents, and ended up getting a qualification in it (in levels 1 and 2). I have now started a special YouTube channel where I interpret songs into sign language! For my second video (link posted after this sentence), I performed the incredible Lost Without You by Freya Ridings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQaT8sI1EsE&feature=youtu.be I'd be SO honoured and grateful if you could share this with your friends and family, and in doing so, helping me to raise awareness of this beautiful language. I feel sign language should be a compulsory subject in schools, as it is just as important as learning Spanish, French and German. So let's help achieve that! 😁 Thank you 😊 Nicholas Bieber Twitter: @nickbieber https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChgIoos70jvkhzQnGy1TSkw
  2. Every Monday from 29 Oct 2018 - 17 Dec 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm St. Margaret’s House, Bethnal Green The Cabin (behind the Gallery Café) 21 Old Ford Rd, London E2 9PL Interested in learning British Sign Language (BSL)? Want to improve your communication with deaf people? Join our evening course! In collaboration with Sign for All, The Film Bunch are offering an Introduction to British Sign Language course, which is suitable for complete beginners who have a general interest in BSL and want to improve their communication skills with deaf people. No prior knowledge of BSL is needed. This is a non-accredited course where you will learn basic BSL including fingerspelling alphabet, numbers, grammar, everyday vocabulary and conversation such as greetings, asking for directions, emotions, family and more. The course will run for 8 weeks in Bethnal Green. Each lesson will last for 2 hours with a short break. Students will participate in group work and activities, meet deaf guest speakers and be given optional homework tasks. Students will get free tickets to our film screening in November and Christmas party in December. By the end of the course, you will have an understanding of BSL and deaf culture and be able to interact in basic conversation with deaf people. The course is also an ideal introduction to the language for those who may be thinking about studying for a Level 1 qualification in BSL. Please note this is a course for adults so not suitable for under 18s. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected] Grab your early bird tickets now! We offer a 10% concession discount. This applies to senior citizens (55 and over), students, registered unemployed, and disabled people. Please use the code TFB10OFF during checkout. You must have proof to use this discount. Course dates: Mon 29th Oct Mon 5th Nov Mon 12th Nov Mon 19th Nov Mon 26th Nov Mon 3rd Dec Mon 10th Dec Mon 17th Dec Sign up here: thefilmbunch.com/courses/introduction-to-bsl-oct-2018
  3. charlotte_brown46

    BSL Sign and Tea Portsmouth

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    Whether you know BSL or you're learning, come along and have a chat!! This is a friendly and relaxed environment to practice and socialise All levels welcome! When: Friday 26th October, 6PM - 8PM Where: Starbucks Burrfields Road, P03 5NA Please let us know if you're attending here as we need a rough number of people to guarantee seats: https://signandteaa.app.rsvpify.com I'm going to let Starbucks know on Wednesday at 5.30PM the number of people atteneding, so get in there quick!! We hope to see you there!!
  4. Deaf Action

    BSL qualification courses in Edinburgh

    Deaf Action have been hosting British Sign Language (BSL) classes since the 1980′s and in that time we have seen thousands of people successfully pass through our training centre. We use qualified and experienced deaf tutors for all of our British Sign Language courses and have amassed a collection of excellent resources and materials. Not sure what level you’re at? If you already have experience of using BSL, one of our tutors can assess your level so you begin with a class that matches your skills; just get in touch and we’ll do the rest. Most of our courses are accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and all of our BSL courses qualify for ILA Scotland funding. Payment plans are available for our SQA accredited courses and details can be found in the application packs on our website. Terms run twice a year in Spring and Autumn. SQA courses run from Introduction level to level 3. We also run 6 week taster courses for those who aren't sure about joining a full course. For more information email [email protected] or call the Training Co-ordinator on 0131 556 3218
  5. Colin Townsend

    Signs for Worship

    The aim of Signs for Worship is to bring together both Deaf and hearing people through the medium of British Sign Language in to a closer relationship with God and each other. There are three groups at present, in Walsall, Tamworth and Sedgley, each meeting once a week. There are signed songs, fellowship and friendship, special events such as Christmas services, visiting churches or events, public performances and more. All are welcome, regardless of whether you sign or not. All meetings are interpreted to allow access for all. Meeting times and venues: SfW Walsall: Friday evenings, 7.45-9pm, St Matthew's Church Centre, St Matthew's Close, Walsall, WS1 3DG SfW Tamworth: Friday evenings, 7.30-8.30pm, Tamworth Baptist Church, Derwent, Tamworth, B77 2QJ SfW Sedgley: Monday evenings, 7.30-8.30pm, Sedgley Community Church, Bilston St, Dudley DY3 1JB For more information please email on [email protected], or telephone/text 07866 381845. We look forward to seeing you soon! Colin, leader, Signs for Worship Walsall.
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