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									BSL312 Assessment Criteria

BSL312 – Learning Outcome 1 & Tracking Sheet
Be able to maintain social contact with a BSL user

Assessment criteria
 1.1    Use appropriate phrases for:
        a. initiating a                How to start a conversation, introducing topic or
           conversation                presenting information to talk about, introduce one
        b. thanking                    Give thanks and appreciation.
        c. apologising                 Show regret, apology and sadness.
        d. leave taking                Show how to leave politely from conversations.

 1.2    Adapt signing style for formal and informal situations.
        Exam, tests, projects, discussions, conversations, conferences, interviews.

 1.3    Use a range of signed and other non-verbal cultural conventions.
        Deaf touching, waving, eye gaze to attract attention or ‘my turn’, head

 1.4    Use strategies to keep a conversation going:
       a. show whether he/she          Follow up, add information to conversation or
           is following a              discussion, change subject, off subject and back again.
       b. ask for repetition or        Know how to ask again. Please say this bit. Can you
           clarification if            clarify? I don’t understand, please explain.
       c. ask for time to think if     Wait, oh yes, hang on, I remember now.

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BSL312 – Learning Outcome 2 & Tracking Sheet
Use varied BSL to communicate in a range of social and work-
related situations

Assessment criteria
 2.1    Adapt a range of expressions and grammatical structures to express:
        a. information about
               in the past              Before today’s date.
               in the present           Now.
               in the future            Later, next week, next month, next year.
        b. advice or suggestions         Suggest/advice to improve things, to make it work.
        c. instructions                  Give step by step on what needs to be done.
        d. requests                      Need something.
        e. enquires                      Ask several questions to find out something.
        f.     a range of feelings       Able to express different range of feelings: happy, sad,
                                         worried, concerned, delighted, funny, etc.
        g. opinions or beliefs           Give your opinion or belief.

 2.2    Relay information from his/her own language into BSL.
         If the candidate’s first language is BSL, they receive in BSL or read in English
              and pass the information in BSL.
         If the candidate’s first language is English; they read in English and then sign
              (relay) the information in BSL.

 2.3    Maintain accuracy and fluency in familiar situations.
        Signs have to be right in handshape, movement, flow, speed, clarity to others.

  2.4        Use accurate articulation and stress.
             Delivery of BSL has to be clear, with clarity in handshapes, with little errors, and in
             the right emphasis with mood, movement and grammar.

Sign Right BSL Centre/Signature 2011                                                                2
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BSL312 – Learning Outcome 3 & Tracking Sheet
Be able to use a broad range of vocabulary

Assessment criteria
 3.1    Use:
        a. a broad general             Everyday vocabulary.
        b. key work-related            Varied Level 3 NVQ vocabulary, i.e. not used everyday,
           terms                       only specific areas such health vocabulary (injections,
                                       MMI scan, telescope, scalpel/knife, operating theatre,
                                       consultant, anaesthetic, etc).
        c. connectors (signs,          Enumerators – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.
           enumerators, pauses,        Pauses – no and; but, because, etc.
           changes in facial
        d. pronouns                    Pronouns – he, she, its, this, using referents, and
                                       possessive pronouns mine, hers, ours, his, theirs.
        e. expressions to identify Plurals – went 3 times to the shops.
           or discuss numerical        Fractions – one third, ¼, quarter, half.
           data (fractions,            Statistics – number of people or items.
           statistics, all numbers)    All numbers – calendar, time, dates, money, weight,
                                       measures, size, ages.

Sign Right BSL Centre/Signature 2011                                                             3
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BSL312 – Learning Outcome 4 & Tracking Sheet
Be able to use a range of grammatical forms

Assessment criteria
 4.1    Use varied grammatical forms, positive and negative, to express:
        a. present                     Now.

        b. past                        Yesterday, last week, two days ago, last year; not last
        c. future                      Next week, tomorrow, next month, later on.
        d. conditional                 Firstly, secondly, thirdly, next, pauses in between two

 4.2    Express modal verbs (can, must, want, should)
        Use with NMF, with stress and emphasis.

 4.3    Use standard questions forms.
        Probing, follow-up, Rh – My name is? Jacqueline. Live where? Durham.
        Open and closed questions: What? Which? How? Where? Who? Why?
        Yes and no questions.

Sign Right BSL Centre/Signature 2011                                                             4
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BSL312 – Learning Outcome 5 & Tracking Sheet
Be able to use reference sources

Assessment criteria
 5.1    Use language reference sources effectively to clarify and confirm meaning of
        signs in varied usage:

         Use various websites
         Use reference books for example Dictionary of British Sign Language
         DVDs, Video tapes (there are old ones about)
         Role models – Deaf people, Deaf presenters on TV, Teachers, Assessors,
           Internal Verifiers
         Other people who have Level 3 or above – peers, communicators, interpreters

Sign Right BSL Centre/Signature 2011                                                    5

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