Seventh-day Adventist® Church

Adventist Youth in the United Kingdom and Ireland


e-Club Sign Language (BSL) Honour

Sign Language e-Honour (BSL)

Category: Spiritual Growth, Outreach & Heritage
Skill level: 1

WATCH THE ONLINE TUTORIAL HERE  DURATION 53 minutes (f you are less than 16 years of age, please ask an adult before viewing items on YouTube).


The Power Point shown during the online tutorial has links for further study, a song suggestion, a puzzle, the alphabet (BSL) and more.


1.  Learn the manual alphabet used by the deaf.
2.  Have a minimum of three hours of instruction in signing.
3.  Send and receive finger spelling at the rate of five words per minute, using a minimum of 25 letters.
4.  Learn at least 100 signs from one or more reference books on signing.
5.  Learn and present in sign language (not finger spelling) at least two simple songs.
6.  Do one of the following:
a.  Explain the difference between Ameslam and signed English and demonstrate the use of both.
b.  Read and give an oral or written report on a school in your country or state specialising in deaf education.

We suggest that for the presentation elements of the honour you record a video of yourself and include it with your written assessment in your folder.  Your director will check all your work when your club resumes. If all is present and correct, your director can then decide if you may be awarded your honour.