ESHRC - East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre

British Sign Language


BSL is the language of the Deaf community. BSL has its own vocabulary, structure and grammar which is different from English. It is a visual, gestural language which uses handshapes, facial expression and body language to express meaning.

The East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre runs 2  Sign Language classes at our Centre, 8 St Leoanrd's Road, Eastbourne as follows:

Beginners BSL class, Monday 2:30pm to 4pm (term-time only.)  £40 per term (10 lessons) or £20 if you unwaged.
2016 Autumn term dates
 

Lesson 1 19th Sept
Lesson 2 26th Sept
Lesson 3 3rd Oct
Lesson 4 10th Oct
Lesson 5 17th Oct
HALF TERM
Lesson 6 31st Oct
Lesson 7 7th Nov
Lesson 8 14th Nov
Lesson 9 21st Nov
Lesson 10 28th Nov


Improvers BSL class, Thursday 2:30pm to 4pm (term-time only.)  £40 per term (10 lessons) or £20 if you unwaged.
2016 Autumn term dates
 

Lesson 1 22nd Sept
Lesson 2 29th Sept
Lesson 3 6th Oct
Lesson 4 13th Oct
Lesson 5 20th Oct
HALF TERM
Lesson 6 3rd Nov
Lesson 7 10th Nov
Lesson 8 17th Nov
Lesson 9 24th Nov
Lesson 10 1st Dec


Sign Language classes in St Leonards

Southwater Area Community Centre, 1 Stainsby Street, St Leonards on Sea, TN37 6LA, Thursdays from 2pm to 3;30pm, term-time only.  The classes are very informal and anyone can join whether you are a complete beginner or already know some signs. It is an opportunity for students to polish up their Sign Language in a social environment. There are no exams, so no pressure. There is a small charge of £40 per term (10 lessons) or £20 if unwaged.  Light refreshments are provided. For further information please contact us.