Give me BSL: A list of where to learn and watch British Sign Language online!

BSL Alphabet

Here is a list curated by Deaf Parents Deaf Children showing you all the recommended places you can learn BSL, watch BSL stories and watch television programmes with BSL online.

BSL for families and kids
Signed Stories
http://www.signedstories.com/
Lots of great books to see in sign language and subtitles. Hearing family and friends can listen to the stories too. You can all watch together!

BSL Zone
http://www.bslzone.co.uk/bsl-zone
British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust, or BSLBT, is a TV Production Company that produce programmes for deaf people.  They produce a variety of programmes for deaf people on Freeview and satellite channels.  All programmes are also available online.

See Hear
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m9cb
Magazine for the deaf community highlighting the issues affecting the community.

BBC iPlayer (All signed programmes)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/tv/categories/signed
All signed BBC programmes currently listed on iPlayer.

Magic Hands
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/magic-hands
Magic Hands is a show featuring poetry for children translated entirely into British Sign Language (BSL).

Magic Hands (iPlayer)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/magichands
Magic Hands is a show featuring poetry for children translated entirely into British Sign Language (BSL).

 



Watch and learn BSL

Sign Station
http://www.signstation.org/
A free website devoted to those people who want to learn more about British Sign language and deaf people.

Signworld
http://www.signworldlearn.com/learners/levels/1/lessons/1/stories/1
With Signworld you can learn new BSL, work on your grammar, polish up your fingerspelling, test yourself and practice your signing.  Signworld offers a free lesson for an hour or two of fun learning, practicing, tests and games.  Click on the link above to start your free lesson.

 


 

BSL Dictionary/Glossary

British Sign Language Dictionary
http://www.signbsl.com/
Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection of free video signs online.

Sports Signs
http://deafparentsdeafchildren.co.uk/ndcs-british-sign-language-for-sport/
A YouTube library of BSL signs for sport from the NDCS

Art Signs
http://www.artsigns.ac.uk/home_glossary.asp
A free online BSL/English glossary for art and design.

Science Signs
http://www.sciencesigns.ac.uk/home_glossary.asp
A free online BSL/English glossary for science education.

Engineering Signs
http://www.engineeringsigns.ac.uk/
A free online BSL/English glossary for engineering and the built environment.

Information and Communication Technology Dictionary
http://resources4ict.excellencegateway.org.uk/
A free online BSL/English glossary for Information and Communication Technology.

Maths Glossary
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/bsl/maths.html
A free online BSL/English glossary for maths.

Physics Glossary
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/bsl/physicshome.html
A free online BSL/English glossary for physics.

Chemistry Glossary
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/bsl/chemistryhome.html
A free online BSL/English glossary for chemistry.

Biology  Glossary
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/bsl/biologyhome.html
A free online BSL/English glossary for chemistry.

 

If you think we’ve missed anything out, please drop us an email on hello@deafparentsdeafchildren.co.uk!

Updated: Tues 6th September 2016

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