MyBSLFirst is a powerful online learning course designed to complement your accredited BSL course. You can also use MyBSLFirst if you are looking for a self-paced study option to learn BSL for fun.
MyBSLFirst will benefit you if this is you:
I just want to learn BSL for fun and don’t want to get a qualification
I want to learn at my own pace rather than in a class
I want to learn BSL but I don’t know where to start
I’m currently on a BSL course and would like some extra practice
I’m an advanced learner of BSL and struggling to find suitable learning resources
I’m training to be an interpreter and want additional practice opportunities
I need to collect evidence for my BSL or interpreting portfolio
I’d like some one-to-one tuition from a qualified BSL teacher
We are the only provider in the UK to provide an online learning companion for all levels of BSL (levels 1, 2, 3 and 6) and BSL/English interpreting.
The online learning courses are structured into weekly sections and include online lessons, tasks and quizzes on receptive skills, vocabulary, grammar and productive skills. You also have access to a Zoom room to practise your BSL skills with other students.
BSL First students enrolled on any of our BSL and interpreting courses get full access to MyBSLFirst as part of your course fee.
Easy to use Moodle interface divided into weekly lessons
2 hours per week x 15 weeks (total 30 hours)
BSL dictionary with over 3,000 signs
Online vocabulary lessons and quizzes covering 74 different topics
Online grammar lessons and quizzes covering 24 different features
15 receptive videos and quizzes
Pre-assigned productive skills tasks
Zoom room to meet and practise with other BSL students
Comprehensive list of external learning resources
Option to book one-to-one sessions with a qualified BSL teacher