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.
2017 Winter term dates
 

Lesson 1 9th Jan
Lesson 2 16th Jan
Lesson 3 23rd Jan
Lesson 4 30th Jan
Lesson 5 6th Feb
HALF TERM
Lesson 6 20th Feb
Lesson 7 27th Feb
Lesson 8 6th Mar
Lesson 9 13th Mar
Lesson 10 20th Mar


Improvers BSL class, Thursday 2:30pm to 4pm (term-time only.)  £40 per term (10 lessons) or £20 if you unwaged.
2017 Winter term dates
 

Lesson 1 19th Jan
Lesson 2 26th Jan
Lesson 3 2nd Feb
Lesson 4 9th Feb
HALF TERM
Lesson 5 23rd Feb
Lesson 6 2nd Mar
Lesson 7 9th Mar
Lesson 8 16th Mar
Lesson 9 23rd Mar
Lesson 10 30th Mar


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.