Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Completion of BSL 3 (BSL-90003) module or equivalent study.
This module builds on the skills acquired through the first three BSL modules (or equivalent study), and further develops students'; abilities to use and understand more complex grammatical aspects of BSL.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Give and follow simple familiar statements or descriptions in BSL.: 2,3Demonstrate an awareness of the deaf community and culture, communication aids and BSL language structure: 1,3Demonstrate an awareness of BSL language development and linguistics.: 1,2,3Fingerspell in BSL: 3
20 hours contact teaching.100 hours class preparation, revision, and private study.15 hours preparation and completion of Portfolio.15 hours preparation for and attendance at Oral Exam.
Completion of BSL 3 (BSL-90003) module or equivalent study.Admission to the module must be confirmed through completion of a language-level self-assessment form.
1: Online Tasks weighted 25%
Description of Module Assessment
Learner JournalLearner Journal of approximately 1000 words including a contrastive language analysis.2: Competence weighted 25%
Receptive taskReceptive task: students will watch a video clip played and signed in BSL, they will be able to take notes, and then they will have to answer several multiple-choice questions related to the video.3: Practical Exam weighted 50%
Oral exam in receptive and productive skills.Students will give a 3-5 minute individual presentation, using BSL, and engage in a 7-10 minute conversation about the presentation.