Fees: Standard £ 10 Conc £0 Full £25 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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• The theory and practice of lipreading. • The systematic practice of analysing groups of sounds / lipshapes. • The explanation of common mistakes. • Awareness of rhythm and stress. • Development of concentration, mental agility and anticipation skills.
The course is for students whose hearing has become impaired after they have acquired speech and are proficient in spoken English.
No experience is needed prior to course.
• Recognise the visible and less visible lipshapes. • Identify the vowel groups. • Be aware of coping and communication strategies in various environmental settings. • Acquire information helpful for adults with a hearing loss.
• There will be various teaching methods such as exercises, eye drills, prose work, quizzes and practical work. • There will be plenty of pair and small group work. • Information will be given from handouts, demonstrations, discussions. • There will be continuous revision of topics covered throughout the course.
Homework will be given every week to practice the lipshapes.
You will complete an individual learning plan at the beginning of the course showing your aims and record your progress as you go. Progress will be monitored by the tutor and you will be given feedback as you develop your skills.
You can continue on this course at the same level or, after developing skills to improve the quality of your life in a hearing world, you may be interested in starting other courses.
It’s recommended that you bring a pen, notebook and A4 folder.
There is a Learning Support Assistant in every class to give special help where needed and support the tutor in class, along with learners own personal support if necessary. Specialist aids are also available such as hearing loops and Makaton symbols and images are used where possible to help understanding.