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Resources for all levels

Signature’s BSL Online Homework - www.bslhomework.org.uk

Sign World - online videos for receptive practise and learning sign.
Sign Station - www.signstation.org

Signature exam board resources - https://www.signature.org.uk/sign-language-week/

Cath Smith Books - BSL Dictionaries, flash cards and other topical BSL books with pictures.
Deaf Hood - Paddy Ladd book about the Deaf experience.   

Free PDF fingerspelling chart: https://rnid.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/New-fingerspelling-card-2023.pdf

Commanding Hands, Sign Youtuber -  https://www.youtube.com/@CommandingHands

Deaf Online Newspaper - Limping Chicken : https://limpingchicken.com/

Resources for Children at the National Deaf Children's Society - https://www.ndcs.org.uk/information-and-support/language-and-communication/sign-language/learning-bsl/bsl-videos-and-resources/

Interesting article including BSL videos on Sign Names from the RNID https://rnid.org.uk/2023/10/what-are-sign-names/

How to find BSL signed programming on ITV - https://support.itv.com/en_us/itvx-accessibility-guidance-r1mQ9uGLi

Sign Language

Level 1 Resources

BSL Dictionaries

 

 

Receptive Practise​

 

Signed Children's Stories from the Welsh Govenment in BSL and English: https://hwb.gov.wales/playlists/view/7d796a1f-f6c7-4723-ac3d-ac8df037b4e9/en/1ITV

Signed Children's Stories: https://www.itv.com/signedstories

Sign Together's Signed children's stories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueptdpxmlwc&list=PLJi_9xadC-UASrOZ7WoJN16CXV_lYmaiH

Short Film for children - https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading-and-stories/bookbug/mac-pip-and-the-falling-stars

Signed Children's Stories from the Royal Association of the Deaf - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7zNl2HpED2imeU0ZDV3W6BF4DilSUAEg

5 BSL receptive Videos - https://accessbsl.com/5-bsl-videos-to-support-your-receptive-skills/

Other
Sign Together UK Videos


 

Conference Call with Sign Language

Level 2 and Beyond Resources

Receptive Practise

The Silent Child, Oscar Nominated Short Film on Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GbxFIVQv8c

BSL Zone, Deaf Television programming https://www.bslzone.co.uk/tv-programme-schedule

5 BSL receptive Videos - https://accessbsl.com/5-bsl-videos-to-support-your-receptive-skills/

Interesting documentary on choices around cochlear implants, good for Level 3 conversations : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhceEJ1R_vY - This is a non-subtitled free version. It may be available on streaming platforms as a paid subtltled version.

Interesting documentaries on Deaf History on BSL Zone - https://www.bslzone.co.uk/watch/history-deaf-education-1

Vocabulary​

Multi-level signs - useful sign phrases (https://quizlet.com/gb/454317606/bsl-multichannel-signs-flash-cards/?isSignupSession)

Theatre vocabulary - https://techtheatrebsl.wordpress.com/glossary-2/

 

Visual Vernacular Deaf Performance - Visual Vernacular - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfx4Cqkv8fWkyBDQkTNkSXNbNuDO1DzFJ

Dot Miles Poetry - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZeqb_JQuCk

BSL poems- https://www.youtube.com/user/signmetaphor/featured

Grammar - BSL teacher, https://www.youtube.com/@bslteacher9848/videos

IT Signs - http://bjfletcher.github.io/tech-signs/

National Curriculum topics - http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/BSL/index.html

Communication

Useful websites for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

9 Useful Apps for Poeple with Hearing Loss : https://abilitynet.org.uk/news-blogs/9-useful-apps-people-who-are-ddeaf-or-have-hearing-loss

SignHealth:
Website: www.signhealth.org.uk Offers health information videos in BSL. A charity focused on improving the health of BSL users.

 

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