Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module aims to enhance students' ability to understand and use basic British Sign Language (BSL) and understanding of deaf culture.
Intended Learning Outcomes
give and follow simple familiar statements or descriptions in BSL: 1,2demonstrate an awareness of BSL language development and linguistics: 1,2
22 contact hours1 hour assessments66 hours coursework completion61 hours exam and assessment preparation
Students must have completed MLX-90001, BSL-90001, or have equivalent knowledge. Language Centre approval required for this module.
1: Portfolio weighted 40%
Description of Module Assessment
Learner JournalLearner Journal of approximately 800 words including a contrastive analysis2: Oral Exam weighted 60%
Examination in productive and receptive skillsStudents will sign for 4-5 minutes, including questions from the examiner.