British Sign Language
Within Britain the most common form of Sign Language is called British Sign Language (BSL). BSL has it’s own grammatical structure and syntax, as a language it is not dependant nor is it strongly related to spoken English.
Sign Language is a visual means of communicating using gestures, facial expression, and body language. Sign Language is used mainly by people who are deaf or have hearing impairments.
We are an online resource, we have tools such as:
- Online signing course - Learn BSL in your own time in the comfort of your own home.
- What is British Sign Language (BSL) - Find out more about BSL.
- Online BSL dictionary - Browse our ever expanding dictionary of BSL signs.
- Fingerspelling - This is a method of spelling words using hand movements.